How to Cope with Insomnia and Reap the Benefits of Rest

Every day seems to bring more research and news coverage on the subject of inadequate sleep. It makes us accident-prone and slows down our reasoning. It drenches our sex drive and dulls our skin. Our memory, judgment and mood suffer, as well as our waistlines. It is enough to keep …

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Forget the Crossword Puzzle—the Proven Way to Boost Brain Health

You know what it’s like. And it’s not just about trying to find your keys. It’s about sitting there staring at your computer screen, trying to remember what you were going to do. Or forgetting that your oldest son had practice this afternoon, or that your best friend’s birthday was …

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8 Movies That Changed The Way We View Women’s Health Issues

Although it can be argued that Hollywood has been at times a negative influence regarding women’s health issues (body image and weight, anyone?), the movie industry has also played an important role in bringing some other uncomfortable-to-talk-about health issues to light . Movies with topics that people were once afraid …

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Signs that Therapy Might be For You

For anyone who has previously been through therapy you probably have positive things to say about it. Even if the outcome of therapy wasn’t what you were hoping for, (for example, marriage therapy or counseling can still result in divorce) it’s most likely something you can still say you learned …

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The Health Connection Between Pets and People

We had to put my family dog to rest last week. He was 14 years old (well in to old age) and it was simply his time. His health was in a state that if we had prolonged his life he would have been guaranteed to suffer a painful cardiac …

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