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  • Enjoy the game, but remember to follow these health tips.
    Three tips for a healthy Super Bowl Sunday
    Super Bowl Sunday is a time of celebration, especially for fans of the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks. The excitement of the game and celebrations with friends and family make it easy to forget the implications of what you are eating...
  • Using Evernote: A Review
    Using the productivity skills tool Evernote: A review
    Being productive requires the skill set to break down a goal into component parts that must be there to reach that goal and then create the actionable steps required to complete those component parts of reaching that goal.If I want to lose 10...
  • Nutritious food
    Diet and nutrition should be stressed in mental health care
    There has been a growing awareness for decades that good nutrition is essential for mental health. However psychiatrists have not been emphasizing nutritional considerations into their treatment plans. The University of Melbourne reported on Jan....
  • Eat what you want diet: Can you really lose weight while eating anything you want?
    Eat what you want diet: Can you lose weight while eating anything you want?
    There are always some new trends and philosophies about diet and exercise that create a lot of excitement. There are lots of desperate people wanting to lose weight, which means that the demand for “quick fixes“ and &ldquo...
  • Understanding behaviors of those having dementia
    Understanding behaviors of those having dementia
    Those we care for have lived a full life and that means some positive and some negative. The truth is all of this living is a composite of the person we now care for. Whether we are family or friend, paid caregiver or volunteer; the job will...
  • Technology records eye movement while a subject watches a <4-minute video.
    Eye-tracking technology can detect and measure brain injury severity
    Concussion experts and neuroscientists at the NYU Langone Medical Center say they are one step closer to detecting and measuring the severity of concussions through eye-tracking technology. The study was published online on Jan. 29, 2015, in the...
  • An herbal remedy for Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Dry Mouth and Nausea and more
    Prickly Pear Cactus: The lifeblood to longevity
    The Prickly Pear Cactus is often used to relieve the symptoms of overindulgence in alcohol, including dry mouth and nausea. The herb is also thought to lower fats and cholesterol in the blood, and is becoming increasingly popular as a means to...
  • Influenza Activity Levels 2014-2015
    Improving flu predictions using 'big data'
    A study published in Scientific Reports on January 29, 2015, proposes that integrating “big data” (in the form of Google Flu Trends) into traditional surveillance methods can improve the prediction of influenza spread. The study shows...
  • Depression may be due to brain inflammation reports new study
    Depression may be due to brain inflammation reports new study
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 1 in 10 US adults has clinical depression. Furthermore, more than 50% of affected individuals do not respond to treatment. A new study has suggested that brain inflammation may be...
  • The Dangers of Kissing & Diet Coke: What Your Doctor Doesn’t Know and Won’t Bother to Find Out
    The Dangers of Kissing & Diet Coke - Book Review
    I found this book to be very heartwarming, informative and motivational. Packed with informative information about Mitzi Mensch touching story from her rocky journey in life as she shares advice and guidance on how she was able to take the...
  • The Dangers of Kissing & Diet Coke: What Your Doctor Doesn’t Know and Won’t Bother to Find Out
    Interview with Mitzi Mensch author of The Dangers of Kissing & Diet Coke
    What is wrong with Mitzi's head? It all began in 1999 when a cat howling outside woke her up. Shocked, she realized the howls weren't coming from a cat, but from her! Soon the loud nightly animal-like sounds were accompanied by major motor...
  • Free breast cancer webinar next week
    Free breast cancer webinar next Monday
    More and more research has shown that exposure to toxic chemicals can increase a person’s risk for certain cancers.One example is malignant mesotheliomas, caused by exposure to asbestos. Mining, shipbuilding, and construction are among the...
  • Comedy for a Cause
    Can you be happy, no matter what?
    Lately I have been reading a lot about real or genuine happiness as opposed to fake or synthetic happiness. Most of us have some degree of real happiness in our life. But the key to living a joyous life is to create your own happiness no matter...
  • California officials declare e-cigarettes a health threat
    California officials declare e-cigarettes a health threat
    On January 28, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) director and state health officer Ron Chapman, MD, MPH declared electronic cigarettes a health threat that should be strictly regulated like tobacco products, joining other states...
  • When A Woman Says She Wants A Divorce (3)
    When Women Say They Want A Divorce (3) By Dr. Michael Brooks
    When Women Say They Want A Divorce (3) By Dr. Michael BrooksThese are a few of the reasons why women file for divorce and I’m sure the list could be a 100 reasons if we wanted to list them all.Let’s look at infidelity on the woman...