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Study: A Focused Mind is a Happy Mind

Written by on November 12, 2010 in Prevention with 0 Comments
Study: A Focused Mind is a Happy Mind

In a study recently published in the journal Science, researchers found that people were generally less happy when their minds were wandering, compared to when they were focused and engaged in whatever they were doing in the moment. The study was based on data collected from 2,250 people and used an iPhone app, which pinged […]

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Top 10 Cancer Fighting Foods

Written by on November 10, 2010 in Healing & Natural Remedies with 0 Comments
Top 10 Cancer Fighting Foods

In a report released earlier today, nutritionist Mary Vance provided a list of the top ten foods for fighting cancer.  They are: broccoli, berries, cod liver oil, ginger, tomatoes, garlic, tea, mushrooms, leafy greens, and orange juice.  In addition, Mary suggested eating a “plant-based diet of whole foods and organic meats… Stay away from refined […]

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Study: Tai Chi Relieves Arthritis Pain, Improves Well-Being

Written by on November 10, 2010 in Healing & Natural Remedies with 0 Comments
Study: Tai Chi Relieves Arthritis Pain, Improves Well-Being

A new study from the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill has determined that practicing Tai Chi can relieve arthritis pain, fatigue, stiffness and bring about an improved sense of well-being. 354 participants were gathered from 20 sites in North Carolina and New Jersey for the eight week study. Self-reports of pain, fatigue, […]

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Nearly 1 Million Kids Misdiagnosed with ADHD

Written by on October 30, 2010 in Prevention with 0 Comments
Nearly 1 Million Kids Misdiagnosed with ADHD

Recently published studies say that there is a problem with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder diagnosis in the US.  One of the studies discovered that almost a million children get misdiagnosed with ADHD simply due to being the youngest in kindergarten.  A separate study concurred that if kids were born before or just after the kindergarden cutoff […]

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Antibiotic Resistant ‘Superbug’ Threatens Medical Clinics

Written by on October 28, 2010 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases with 0 Comments
Antibiotic Resistant ‘Superbug’ Threatens Medical Clinics

Health experts in the UK are reporting that it may be impossible to curtail a new strain of superbug which has appeared in hospitals and medical clinics around the country.  The bug is actually a bacteria named, New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase-1 which so far has started in the Asian countries of India, China, and Taiwan as well […]

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Drinking Tea Slows Cognitive Decline

Written by on October 26, 2010 in Prevention with 0 Comments
Drinking Tea Slows Cognitive Decline

According to a new study, researchers from UCLA and the University of Washington found that older adults who regularly drink tea experience significantly less cognitive decline than adults of the same age who don’t. The study, funded by the Lipton Institute of Tea, was presented at the Alzheimer’s Association’s International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease 2010. […]

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Study Shows Healing Ability Linked to State of Mind

Written by on August 3, 2010 in Healing & Natural Remedies with 0 Comments
Study Shows Healing Ability Linked to State of Mind

A new study published in the journal Diabetologia shows that a person’s state of mind affects they’re ability to heal from an illness. The five-year study involved 93 diabetes patients (68 men and 25 women) with diabetic foot ulcers, open sores that form when a minor skin injury fails to heal because of microvascular and […]

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