So many of us know someone with Alzheimer's disease – perhaps a parent or a family friend. That's why research that points toward a cause or even early diagnosis always catches my attention.At a recent scientific meeting, New York University...―
If you've tried meditation but had trouble getting into the zone, I feel your distraction. I can't sit still, block all my random thoughts and focus on my breathing either. But put a purring cat in my lap while I stroke its fur and I'm in ...―
Angelina Jolie can make headlines just by showing a little leg on the red carpet. She is arguably one of the most famous women in the world – largely because of her extraordinary beauty.That's why I think it took a special kind of courage ...―
If your teen is a texting addict and a driver, you need to know about a scary study from the Centers for Disease Control.CDC researchers found that nearly half of all teens who responded to a national survey admitted that they texted while ...―
Are you a pet owner? If so, the American Heart Association thinks you may be doing something to improve your health without even realizing it.The group recently published a statement in its journal Circulation that pet ownership, particularly dog...―
If you follow nutrition news as closely as I do, you might be convinced that eating certain foods can cure cancer. Not only that, the top superfoods promise they can do everything from prevent acne to reverse aging.If your hearing isn't impaired,...―
I smoked for nearly two decades, starting in high school, and am happy that I quit many years ago and haven't picked up a cigarette since. However, the temptation is always there – which makes me constantly on the lookout for new research on...―
Unless you've been living in a cave for the past few years, you've probably heard about the latest fad diet – eating like a caveman. Proponents say following a paleo plan is the answer to all that ails us about the typical Western diet: it ...―
Don't you love it when something you've always believed to be true is actually proven by research? I'm one of those people who believes outdoor gardening is good for the mind, body, and soul. Now a growing body of evidence supports this notion,...―
Often times when people start to consider a new nutrition program they usually want to revamp what’s in the kitchen or simply put their shopping list. One thing that I often see with my clients is when they no longer allow themselves the...―
We've all heard the warnings about a possible connection between red meat and heart disease but until recently, scientists have not been able to explain why regularly chowing down on a sirloin could land you in the ER.A new study in the journal...―
Who would have thought a meal can be made out of a simple baked potato then topped with a ...
For the most part, I enjoy clean, healthy eating. I try to stay away from frozen foods and ...
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