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Sleeping Habits Can Have Effect On Alzheimer's Progression Later In Life

Another study linked changes in sleep pattern to the likelihood of developing Alzheimer's later in life. Researchers found that an individual's current sleeping habits can predict accumulation of tau

Atomic Clock Will Keep Mars Mission On Schedule

The Deep Space Atomic Clock will enable future spacecraft to be autonomous as they explore worlds far away from Earth. The technology will be launched into orbit next week onboard the Falcon Heavy for

A poor sense of smell might matter more than you thought

Loss of the sense of smell affects quality of life and possibly safety, but it can also be a sign of a more serious illness. Researchers found that elderly people with a poor sense of smell were more

Former Astronaut Michael Collins Posts Previously Unreleased Photo Of Apollo 11 Crew

Fifty years after the historic Moon landing, NASA astronaut Michael Collins shared a photo of the Apollo 11 crew that the public has never seen before. The photo showed Collins holding a replica of th

Melting Of Arctic Ice Releasing Hazardous Toxins Into Atmosphere

The thawing permafrost can bring back ancient diseases, release greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, and dump mercury and nuclear waste that can seep into the food chain. Scientists predicted that up

Flesh-Eating Bacteria Spreading In More Beaches As Oceans Get Warmer

Bacteria that cause flesh-eating infections are becoming more common in beaches where they've never been found before. New research suggests that this is caused by the warmer oceans that provide ideal

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Weekly Tips - Green Packaging, Bad Breath and Children's Health

This week news on the effects of green colored packaging on consumer perceptions of health, tips for healthy children, bad breath and brushing teeth correctly.

Father's Health Choices Have Large Impact On Health Of Children, Says Study

Fathers choosing to be healthy can influence the lifelong health of their children, a study has found. For father's day, men should start eating right and exercising regularly to give their offsprings

Don’t Let Schools Propagandize Your Kids

The following is a letter I wrote to my child’s school upon finding out some of the ideas they were trying to force upon her and her classmates as it relates to vaccines: With the school year nearin

Alzheimer's Association | Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia Help

Alzheimer's Association national site – information on Alzheimer's disease and dementia symptoms, diagnosis, stages, treatment, care and support resources.

Is an opioid really the best medication for my pain?

With all the concern around opioid medications and the risk of addiction, it’s understandable that a person might be hesitant if prescribed an opioid. Many factors need to be weighed in making this

NASA Finds Newly Made Impact Crater On Mars

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spotted a new crater near the equator of Mars. Scientists said that the feature might have been created when a small space rock crashed into the Red Planet.

A New Algorithm Uses Your Facebook Profile, Posts To Predict Your Medical Conditions

The words and language you use on Facebook could be indicators of existing medical conditions, including diabetes, depression, and psychosis, among others. In a new study, researchers explore digital

Astronomers Look Back 13 Billion Years To See Earliest Example Of Galaxies Merging

Around 13 billion years ago, two galaxies came together in an epic collision and created something entirely new to the universe. Scientists just witnessed this event.

Scientists Discover A Protein In The Blood Of Young Mice That Prolongs Life Of Older Mice

Is this the key to immortality? Humans have been searching for the secret to eternal youth since time immemorial and new research reveals that the answer may lie in the blood of the young.

The 6 don’ts of caring for your child’s teeth

Tooth decay is linked to a higher risk of many health problems in adulthood, but often families don’t put enough emphasis on proper and consistent dental care. Avoiding these mistakes can help your

How to Run and Walk Safely in the Dark

How to Run and Walk Safely in the Dark

Is tramadol a risky pain medication?

Tramadol is a unique prescription pain medicine similar to opioids. Research finds people taking it had a higher risk of dying than those taking other pain medicines. But a confounding factor may mak

Father’s Day: Tools for coping when celebration brings pain

While Father's Day gets less sentimental build up than Mother's Day, it may still bring out intense emotions for many men even if they are not parents themselves. The post Father’s Day: Tools for c

This Much Time In Nature Boosts Mental & Physical Health, Finds Study

It’s actually a super attainable goal. This Much Time In Nature Boosts Mental & Physical Health, Finds Study

Brain health rests on heart health: Guidelines for lifestyle changes

The World Health Organization has issued prevention guidelines for preventing dementia. Of note, the guidelines are very similar to those for heart health, reinforcing the known connections between h

This Energetic Imbalance Could Be Making Your Gut Health Issues Worse

{pixabay|100|campaign}When you are ready to move from good to great, you turn to the solar plexus chakra. This Energetic Imbalance Could Be Making Your Gut Health Issues Worse

Headaches: What to know, when to worry

Have a headache? Learn about different kinds of headaches –– including tension, migraine, and cluster headaches –– ways to prevent or ease the pain, and when to get medical help. The post Hea

When making summer plans for children, leave some time unplanned

Parents want their kids to have fun on summer vacation, but also for their time to be productive in some way. The best way to facilitate this is to allow for unscheduled time to foster self-directed

Looking back on a milestone year in the movement to curb sugar

Wow. What a groundbreaking year for the movement to bring sugar back to healthy levels!  At the start of 2016, Berkeley CA was the only community in the United States with a tax on sugary drinks. We

Can an eye exam reveal Alzheimer’s risk?

New research considers whether certain eye conditions may help predict Alzheimer’s disease. The common link? Cardiovascular disease, which is partly preventable. The post Can an eye exam reveal Alz

Healthy meals: 3 easy steps to success

Healthy meals don’t just happen, but with a modest amount of planning ahead and strategic grocery shopping, you can have the makings of nutritious and tasty meals ready at hand. The post Healthy me

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