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Your Brain & Blue Light

You may be reading this article in a dark room at 1 in the morning, or you may be reading this article at noon...

Pumpkin Seed Oil for Bladder Health

You can find pumpkin spice flavoring in just about anything these days, and when we think of pumpkins, many of us focus on pumpkin...

Sleep on It: You May Forget It

New research has concluded that while you sleep, your brain decides which memories are worth keeping and which ones to forget.  It’s all about...

From Alzheimer’s to Bipolar to Insomnia:  How blue light-blocking glasses help

You may be surprised to learn that blue light-blocking glasses’ benefits go beyond the traditional applications for computer/screen eye fatigue! Blue light-blocking glasses are...

E-Cigs Damage Brain Stem Cells

Electronic cigarettes are often hailed as being safer alternatives for nicotine delivery than traditional cigarettes, but we are becoming more and more aware of...

A Bite of Sweets can Relieve Fullness

As the holidays approach, many people are planning how they can indulge in their favorite holiday entrees and desserts, or they are deciding to...

Benefits of Black Pepper

Black pepper has been a prized spice for thousands of years, and many health benefits have associated with black pepper.  Most of the studies...

Get More Sleep to Avoid Sweets

Did you know that sleep deprivation can lead to craving sweets, in the same way that ingesting marijuana can lead to the munchies?  You...

Your Bones and Stress

New research discovers that the fight or flight response is mediated by the skeletal structure. The fight or flight response has been previously categorized...

Your Brain & Fitness

Doing brainteasers, sudoku puzzles, crosswords, or engaging your brain in learning activities are all ways to keep your brain “fit”—but did you know that...

“Chair Yoga” is effective for Advanced Dementia

Many elderly adults that suffer from advanced dementia are sedentary, and it can be challenging to provide them with exercise, especially in long term...

5 Ways to Measure Fitness Besides Heart Rate

There are other ways to track your fitness level besides your heart rate, at exercise and rest, which can help you get a good...

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