HUGS FOR GOOD HEALTH

Did you know that a hug is good medicine? It can help reduce stress, enhance sleep, and help you feel better—perhaps because it can trigger the release of anandamide, an endogenous substance that resembles marijuana. Hugs can reduce…

WHICH WHOLEGRAINS ARE BEST?

It's commonly known that whole meal or wholegrain products are healthier than white, refined versions. But is smooth whole meal bread just as healthy as cooked barley or steel-cut oats? Whole Grains for Health Research suggests that people…

Mothers and Sons

Some researchers have claimed we are in the middle of a “boy crisis.” Men are now only 40 percent of college graduates and boys make up 55 percent of the high school dropouts. Education has become even more important than in the past…

HA-HA YOURSELF HEALTHY!

The Surprising Facts About Laughter and Health My seven-month-old daughter Haley is at the stage where she likes to grab things and try to shove them in her mouth. One of her favorite targets? The springy curls of her five-year-old brother.…

SMOKING OUT BIG TOBACCO

My nose curled at the acrid smell of tobacco. Mixed with the fumes from the passing traffic on the Gold Coast Highway it made me want to cough. I turned, with my phone held to my ear, and saw a young woman, who was maybe 20, standing at the…

HEAD STRONG

Most people haven't heard of type 3 diabetes. But they probably know the condition by its more common name: Alzheimer's Disease. Alzheimer's isn't a normal part of aging. It causes symptoms such as memory loss, dramatic mood swings, an…

BE CAREFUL, LITTLE EYES

Does it really matter what people watch on TV or personal electronic devices? Does it really matter what kinds of video games children play? Often people say that it is simply entertainment and they can differentiate between what is real…

For Your Information.

Forgiveness Dr Dick Tibbits' groundbreaking research revealed that a failure to forgive creates an inner anger disturbing our emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being. Laughter is Still Good Medicine Carol Heffernan, a Wisconsin-based…

EAT BETTER, FIGHT DEPRESSION !!

Clinical evidence A new study from Australia called SMILES, published in BMC Medicine, demonstrates that putting adults with “major depressive disorder” on a Mediterranean-style diet can ease their symptoms. And the benefits are on top of…