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Stay calm and meditate. It can reduce anxiety and boost heart health

In our busy day-to-day life, it may be hard to stay on top of things, which can result in anxiety and stress. Meditation can be one of the best ways to feel calm and relaxed in such situations. A host of earlier studies have shown the impact of meditation on health: how it can improve your attention span in old age, reduce ... Read More »

Slow but effective: Tai Chi can boost respiratory function in COPD patients

Regularly practicing Tai Chi – an ancient Chinese martial art form – can help improve respiratory function in people with chronic breathing problems, according to a new study. It could be a low-cost and easily accessible option. Tai Chi involves significant levels of physical exertion with stretching, breathing, and coordinated movement but requires no special equipment. The researchers found that ... Read More »

Education funding boost ‘bypasses sport’

A school principal has expressed disappointment a funding increase for education will not be used to save a school sports scheme. Some £10m of extra money for education was reallocated on by the finance department on Wednesday. But the primary school sports curriculum is still to be axed at the end of the month, causing 50 job cuts. Kevin Donaghy from ... Read More »

Friendly Colleagues May Boost Your Health, Says Study

MELBOURNE: Not just the right job, but the relationships with colleagues and the social groups we form at the workplace may be linked to better health and lower burnout, new research has found. Previous studies on the relationships between people and their workplaces focus on issues of satisfaction, motivation, and performance, but much less on health and well-being. While many ... Read More »

Laughter With Exercise May Boost Health In Older Adults

Incorporating laughter into a physical activity programme may improve older adult’s mental health, aerobic endurance and confidence in their ability to exercise, according to a new study. In the study, led by researchers from Georgia State University in the US, older adults residing in four assisted-living facilities participated in a moderate-intensity group exercise programme called LaughActive. LaughActive incorporates playful simulated ... Read More »

5 more Firefox add-ons that boost browser productivity

As we’ve mentioned previously, Firefox’s vast library of add-ons makes it easy to build the browser into a productivity juggernaut. We uncovered a few more must-have customizations for improving your online workflow. Start HQ The Firefox start tab isn’t exactly motivating; in fact, you’re more likely to be seduced by the search bar into wasting time than starting on the ... Read More »

ZTE Warp 7 launches at Boost Mobile for $99.99

Today a new lower-midrange ZTE smartphone running Android has been launched by Boost Mobile. Almost five years after the Warp brand was first used on a phone, Sprint’s prepaid brand already has the new ZTE Warp 7 up for sale through its online store, yet the device will only make it to brick and mortar establishments starting on September 5. ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J7, LG Stylo 2, and Kyocera Hydro Reach launch at Boost and Virgin Mobile on Friday

This Friday will be a very busy day for Sprint’s prepaid brands, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile. The former will see no less than three new smartphones launching on April 15, while the latter will have to go with two out of three. The trio in question consists of the Samsung Galaxy J7, LG Stylo 2, and Kyocera Hydro Reach. ... Read More »

Obamacare leads to 20M insurance boost: Admin

About 20 million adults under the age of 65 have gained health insurance of some kind in the six years since Obamacare has been law, leading to an all-time low rate of Americans without insurance, President Barack Obama announced Thursday. The new tally indicates that about 2.4 million additional people gained insurance since last fall. Obama revealed the new tally ... Read More »

Mobile management companies team up to boost developers, and themselves

Four major independent vendors in the enterprise mobility management space are teaming up to make their products more appealing to customers by encouraging developers to use system-level mobile device management capabilities rather than proprietary tools. IBM, VMware, MobileIron and JAMF Software announced Tuesday that they have teamed up to create the App Config Community — a consortium of enterprise mobility ... Read More »