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Healthy Aging

Not Motivated to Exercise? Blame Your Brain

If you can’t find the time or motivation to exercise, blame your brain. Scientists from Seattle Children’s Research Institute have pinpointed the area of the brain that motivates people to exercise…

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7 Tips for Building Tolerance in Children

As children are going back-to school tolerance is more important than ever. They are getting to know their teacher(s), meeting new friends and classmates, it is natural for children to notice the …

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Which Fruit Makes Your Skin Look Fabulous?

Homegrown tomatoes don't just taste like heaven, they make you look and feel great, too. Tomatoes contain the vitamins A, C and K, and the antioxidant lycopene, which help skin in several ways. Tog…

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20 Foods that Aggravate Big Toe Pain (Gout)

Gout is a painful form of arthritis that is usually linked to pain in the big toe. It occurs when uric acid in the blood causes crystals to form and accumulate around joints, particularly in the big t…

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This Part of Your Brain Defies Aging

Once we go "over the hill," the aging process is typically associated with inexorable physical and mental decline. But researchers recently uncovered promising indications that there's at least one pa…

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The Exercise That Keeps Your Brain Young

Some types of exercise may be better than others when it comes to keeping your brain young and sharp. Downward-facing dog fanciers will be glad to know that practicing hatha yoga three times a week…

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Nourishing the Collective Heart

I am passionate about the Global Coherence Initiative (CGI) and want to tell you more about it! With an international membership of 60,834, GCI has developed advanced sensing technology to observe…

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Insomnia Relief Never Tasted So Good

Scientists could have some welcome news for insomniacs struggling to get a good night's sleep. Researchers who presented at the Experimental Biology 2014 Annual Meeting found that tart cherry juice ma…

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Do You Need Less Sleep When You’re Old?

Skimpy sleeping patterns are a widely-recognized source of stress and potential health concerns among older adults, but scientists struggle to figure out why aging appears to wreak such havoc on our c…

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The Key to Staying Motivated at the Gym

Why do you work out? A simple question with a seemingly simple list of potential answers—losing weight, enhancing health, catching up with friends, etc. But any (honest) gym-goer will admit to some…

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People do not deserve to be punished for being disabled. This woman deserves to stay in her home. It…

Schools need an overhaul. Children, K-12, need to exercise. Like music, it is needed to learn. I'…

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