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Backslash Fit’s ‘smart’ yoga mat is made for you convenience

Yoga continues to grow in popularity as more people discover the benefits of the greater flexibility and strength it can provide. What's not quite as popular is carrying a yoga mat from class to class, as they tend to unroll at the most inopportune times. Backslash Fit has come up with a solution by creating a "smart" yoga mat. No, it's not connected to the internet. But it does automatically roll itself up after you're finished and stay its compact position until you're ready to use it again.

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Mayo Clinic minute: Is tinnitus causing that ringing in your ear?

Have you ever experienced a constant ringing in your ears that you can't pinpoint the cause? It might be tinnitus ('tin-ni-tus) – the sensation of hearing a sound when no external sound is present. In most cases, tinnitus can be managed, but for some, it's a chronic condition that can affect sleep and everyday function. Fortunately, there are options to reduce its effects.

The risk of e-cigarettes for young people

This video from the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General advises parents to "Know the Risks," and highlights how e-cigarettes have the potential to cause lasting harm to the health of young users, especially their brain development.