Displaying items by tag: June 2019

Brain-Savers Brain-Savers
Smart Strategies for Preventing Dementia

With 5.8 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease, there’s no shortage of advice on how to enhance, preserve and restore brain function. Judging from the assortment of brain training games and apps to the multitude of...

Sanjay Gupta Sanjay Gupta
On "Chasing Life"

During nearly two decades with CNN, Dr. Sanjay Gupta has covered wars, natural disasters and the aftermath of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. Along the way, the Western-trained, practicing neurosurgeon has...

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The Minimalist Family The Minimalist Family
Trading Clutter for Calm

When Denaye Barahona, of New York City, became a parent, she felt compelled to buy everything for her son. “We are inundated as a culture with so many products for our kids that it’s hard to differentiate what we need; it really wears us down,” she says....

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Medicinal Mushrooms Medicinal Mushrooms
Beyond Buttons and Portabellas

Ahandful of mushrooms a day just might keep the doctor at bay, according to a mounting body of research providing powerful evidence of the fungal kingdom’s abilities to promote health and...

Man On CounterNature’s Toolbox
The Key to Prostate Health

The prostate is about the size of a walnut, yet this tiny gland can be the source of major problems for many men. Most potential health risks are preventable and treatable with...

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Nontoxic Lawn Care Nontoxic Lawn Care
Protecting Pets and the Planet

Warmer weather has arrived, and so begins many homeowners’ annual quest for a well-nourished, weed-free lawn. However, the grass isn’t always greener—or healthier...

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Hormones: The Body's Messengers, Image: As we age there is a natural decline of hormones, which can affect our sleep, weight, mood and general appearance. Hormones provide the ...

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Mindfulness Programs Boost Quality of Life
Optimism Linked to Better Heart Health , Image: Billion Photos/Shutterstock.com Being upbeat helps heart health, reports a new review of research from Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Analyzing dozens of...

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Researchers theorize that consuming less produce and fewer grains may aggravate inflammation
Eat More Carbs to Lower Heart Risk, Image: ESB Professional/Shutterstock.com Regardless of the type of protein consumed, low-carb diets significantly increase the risk of atrial fibrillation (AFib),according to...

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Even Light Activities Help
Sit Less to Live Longer, Image:  Ljupco Smokovski/Shutterstock.com For those that don’t move vigorously throughout the day—whether stuck behind a desk or lying on a couch in front of a screen—there’s good news in...

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