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The Many Benefits of Meditation

There is growing evidence to show that meditation can make you healthier and happier. For example, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) is sometimes used to treat depression, and brain imaging technology suggests meditation actually changes your brain in a number of beneficial ways. MRI scans have shown that long-term meditation can alter the structure of your… Read More »

Viewpoints: Until People Stop Smoking, Vaping, Many Of The Toughest Cancers Will Prevail; Why Is There So Little Guidance On Choosing Nursing Care?

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. Boston Globe: Ending The Long Reach Of Tobacco As the leading cause of preventable death, smoking causes 1 in 5 of all deaths in the United States, totaling more than 480,000 annually. Tobacco is also linked to about one-third of all cancers in the United… Read More »

Many migraine sufferers wary of alcohol as a headache trigger – Reuters

(Reuters Health) – – Many migraine sufferers avoid alcohol, saying it can trigger the severe headaches, a survey found. Among more than 2,000 migraine patients in the Netherlands, more than a third said alcohol was a migraine trigger for them. Of the 650 patients who had stopped consuming alcohol, one in four said it was… Read More »

Romaine lettuce to Honey Smacks Cereal: Why so many food recalls in 2018?

From E. coli–tainted romaine lettuce to Salmonella in cereal, this year certainly had its fair share of foodborne illness outbreaks. Health warnings had consumers discarding bags of lettuce, searching their cupboards for recalled cereal and avoiding premade wraps at grocery stores. All of this might have left you wondering: Why did we seem to have so many foodborne outbreaks… Read More »