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    Food events in New Jersey for February 2015
    1.Feb 02, 09, 16, 23 Meatless MondaysTime: 6 pmLocation: Location: Novita Bistro & Lounge, 25 New Street, Metuchen, NJIf you are a vegetarian this is for all veggie lovers. Come enjoy a four course vegetarian prix fixe menu, available for...
  • Worry Vortex
    What if's
    Are you stuck in a “what if” cycle in your life? Does the fear of the unknown block any or all possibility for opportunity? How about the worst-case scenario worry frenzy, isn’t it causing unnecessary stress? If your mind is...
  • Healthy heart tips from UCLA cardiologists
    Healthy heart tips from UCLA cardiologists
    February is noted for Valentine’s Day and is also designated American Heart Month. Thus, the expert cardiologists from the UCLA Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Health Program have provided a valentine for your heart in the form of a...
  • Optometrist and Patient
    Cataracts: Causes and Symptoms
    Most of us have heard the term cataract. We know it involves the eyes and left untreated it can lead to blindness. But do you really know what a cataract is and what the signs and symptoms of cataracts are?The term cataract means the clouding of...
  • 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....
  • CDC: Flu's stronghold in US starting to weaken
    CDC: Flu's stronghold in US starting to weaken
    The current flu season started out with a bang, but it's finally losing some of its steam. The number of infections seems to have peaked and is even starting to decline in many parts of the nation, according to information released Thursday by...
  • 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...