When ‘letting yourself go’ might actually be good for your health “Do you feel like you’ve “let yourself go”? Or, do you overhear people talking about how so-and-so has “let herself go” (because a woman is usually the object of this statement) and dread someone, someday saying that about you? Do you yourself comment when you think someone in your family or friend circles has “let themselves go?” Good hydration may slow down aging and prolong disease-free life “Adults who stay well-hydrated appear to be healthier, develop fewer chronic conditions, such as heart and lung disease, and live longer than those who may not get sufficient fluids, according to a National Institutes of Health study published in eBioMedicine.” Barnsley: How singers are tackling the loneliness of cancer “Cancer can leave you feeling like you are on your own. But one group of cancer patients in Barnsley has found a way to bring people together through singing. The group, calling themselves We Can Survive Singers, have just released their first single. BBC News’ Kevin Shoesmith found out more.” What Is Noom and Is It Healthy? “Anyone who’s tried losing weight knows it’s easier said than done. That’s why so many people flip-flop between diets trying to figure out how to lose weight sustainably. Yet, a subscription-based app and coaching platform called Noom uses behavioral science to help people track their food intake and exercise habits to achieve weight loss and improve their health.” Another Mediterranean Diet Bonus: Healthier Pregnancies “TUESDAY, Dec. 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The Mediterranean diet delivers plenty of health dividends, and new research now discovers it may lower complications during pregnancy.” How Breath Work Can Lower Blood Pressure and Help Those With Hypertension “Practicing this breathing method for 10 minutes a day may lower your blood pressure.” Is My Poop Healthy? What Your Stool Is Telling You About Your Diet “That’s right, folks: Everybody poops. And it says a lot about your health.”