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Kids' Brains Need Exercise

Exercise for kids is beneficial for all the obvious reasons, but it may hold greater importance for adolescents.  Physical activity has been linked to...

Improving Kids' Confidence in Just 1 Minute

Hunched over desks, keyboards, and screens, the children in our lives have as much exposure to learning bad posture as we do.  Is it...

Ways to Manage Your Dog's Arthritis and latest CBD study

New research is out about CBD and dogs’ arthritis; but for a comprehensive approach, I offer other solutions that don’t include CBD to manage...

Beat Matching with Drums (Heartbeats, that is)

Music brings people together, but it’s on a whole other level than we were previously aware.  When drummers synchronize keeping on beats with other...

What You Gain From Giving Up Facebook, New Study

Could you use an extra hour a day?  How about feeling like your sense of well-being is enhanced?  And what about spending more time...

How Robotic Pets Can Benefit You & Where to Find Them

Having pets for companionship can benefit your physical and emotional health, but there are some situations which can prevent you from having a furry...

Children Benefit from Watching Kids-Only Cooking Shows

Do you have a picky eater in the house?  It can be difficult to introduce new foods to children who are quick to dismiss...

How the Social Media Lens Changes How We View News

Social media has changed the way we think about a lot of things, for better or for worse.  New research about the information we...

Third-hand Smoke Equal to Second-hand Smoke

This past summer, we learned about the effects of thirdhand smoke.  Thirdhand smoke is a term for the toxins that are left behind on...

I have 0.2 trillion brain cells—find out how many you have!

I know that, personally, my heart weighs more than my stomach, and that my liver weighs more than my brain.  The gut bacteria in...

You Are What You See Other People Eat

The emphasis of social media and online sharing has its share of promoting poor body image and bad habits, but a recent study shows that it...

How Xylitol Can Help Ears, Nose This Spring

Xylitol:  it’s not just an alternative sweetener or used in chewing gum and toothpaste to prevent cavities.  This compound can reduce dental cavities and...

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