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Little Evidence Brain Games Boost Intelligence or Prevent Dementia

Computerized brain games that are advertised as a way to help boost intelligence and prevent dementia will be popular Christmas gifts this year. But there's little scientific evidence to support these industry claims.

Study Shows Teen Substance Use Declined in 2014

18 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Some have cited marijuana legalization as part of the reason for the decline.

A Review of Collagen Cross-Linking in Aging

18 hours agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

Many types of metabolic waste and byproduct molecules are generated by the normal operation of cellular metabolism. You can't run an engine without exhaust or a factory without waste generation. The majority of these unwanted outputs...Show More Summary

“Eric Garner’s Death Highlights America’s Empathy Gap”

  Michael Magee, CEO, Mayoral Academies I have been struggling to put into words the range of emotions set off by the death of Eric Garner and others in the recent past. What is there left to say? Then this morning, I read an editorial...Show More Summary

This Is Now the Average Life Expectancy Worldwide

18 hours agoHealth : Healthland

Southern sub-Saharan Africa was the only region worldwide to have a decline in life expectancy

Afraid to Cook Fish? Try This Foolproof 20-Minute Recipe Tonight

18 hours agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

If you've been scared to cook fish at home, this is the perfect starter recipe for your kitchen. This low-sodium, heart-healthy recipe from dietician Julie Upton, MS, RD, of Appetite For Health offers more than 34 grams of protein and is also high in vitamin A, vitamin C, and fiber. Show More Summary

Living An Environmentally-conscious Life

We are days away from opening the door on 2015 (wasn’t it just Y2K?!) and with every passing day we have more challenges and but also more opportunities to make environmentally-conscious choices. The first step to living an environmentally-conscious life is to be connected. How connected are you to what you purchase? Living an environmentally-conscious life requires […]

Dachel Media Update: Boston Massacre? Targeting Patient Centered Pediatricians

By Anne Dachel Read Anne's commentary and view the links after the jump. The Dachel Media Update is sponsored by Lee Silsby Compounding Pharmacy and OurKidsASD, an online supplement retailer for Dec 15, 2014, Boston Globe: On the Front Lines...

Watch | Michael Franti Releases “Same As It Ever Was (Start Today)” Post-Gardner Killing

19 hours agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

Like much of the nation, yogi musician Michael Franti was shocked by the killing of unarmed civilian Eric Gardner. In response, Franti decided to do something, releasing his new song “Same As It Ever Was (Start Today),” a powerful new … The post Watch | Michael Franti Releases “Same As It Ever Was (Start Today)” Post-Gardner Killing appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

Everyday innovators show the way at U. Mass.

I hear through the grapevine that my July post about U. Mass Memorial Health Care in Worcester was not well received by some colleagues in Central Massachusetts. I can certainly understand that, as I did not portray an optimistic prognosis. Show More Summary

Yoga Teacher Hopes to Unite ‘People and Police for Peace’ in Public Meditation Event

20 hours agoFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

A well-intentioned Hollywood yoga teacher aims to bring the community and law enforcement together in a public mindful meditation event. It’s all in response to the national unrest over police brutality and grand jury decisions not to indict cops in two different highly controversial cases. Show More Summary

Meth Users Face Higher Risk of Parkinson’s Disease

20 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Researchers found that meth users are three times more likely to develop the disease, with woman being most at risk.

Winter Solstice Yoga Poses: Lingering Midnight

20 hours agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

December 21, we celebrate the Winter Solstice, a universally sacred occasion honored for centuries as a time to gather around a blazing fire, cheeks flushed and hearts warmed in soulful celebration. But wait, there’s more. This Solstice — winter in the … The post Winter Solstice Yoga Poses: Lingering Midnight appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

50 Minus One

21 hours agoHealth / Fitness : Fat Cyclist

You know what happens if you start a blog in your late thirties and then keep on blogging for a decade? You wind up being a guy in his late forties, still blogging. Specifically, tomorrow, on December 18 (my youngest son’s nineteenth birthday), I will be exactly 48.5. I’ll certainly still be blogging when this blog turns [...]

Sienna Miller Takes Marlowe Toy Shopping in NYC!

Sienna Miller was photographed taking her daughter Marlowe out shopping at FAO Schwarz in New York City on Tuesday. The post Sienna Miller Takes Marlowe Toy Shopping in NYC! appeared first on Growing Your Baby.

Migraine May Double Risk for Facial Paralysis

Migraine headache may double the risk of a nervous system condition that causes facial paralysis, called Bell's palsy, according to a new study published in the December 17, 2014, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

AAN Calls for More Research on Medical Marijuana for Brain Diseases

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) is calling for more research on the use of medical marijuana for brain, spine and nervous system disorders in a new position statement released by the AAN, the world's largest association of neurologists with more than 28,000 members.

The Medical Minute: Full Health Effects of 'Vaping' Still Unknown

Cigarettes have been convicted of many crimes over the years. But the jury's still out on whether their younger, more fashionable cousins - electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes - will meet the same fate.

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