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Your Health

Healthy eating without the hassle

Healthy eating without the hassle May 31, 2011  The latest nutritional science points toward a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, paired with healthy sources of protein and fats. A largely plant-based diet with protein from fish, skinless poultry, nuts, legumes, and small amounts of lean meats opens the door to good health. […]

Health Tip: Is My Memory Loss Normal?

When forgetfulness isn’t just a sign of getting older  Everyone forgets things now and then, and remembering everything naturally becomes more difficult as you get older. But certain types of memory loss may indicate something much more serious. The American Academy of Family Physicians says the following warning signs should not be ignored:

To Feel Better, Exercise Harder: Study

Mood improves more after vigorous exercise, researchers find WEDNESDAY, May 4  — Vigorous exercise offers more of a mood boost than less strenuous exercise, a new study finds. U.K. researchers compared 11 sedentary people who did moderate and high-intensity exercise. Their mood was assessed before, during, immediately following, and 20 minutes after they did the […]

Why Japan’s crisis causes worry, fear of radiation risk in the U.S.

  radiation risk in the U.S.  If the thought of a “nuclear meltdown” scares you more than the thought of undergoing a medical test that involves radiation, there’s a reason for that – and it involves more than just the amount of radiation involved in one versus the other. It has to do with the […]

Cell Phones Affect Brain Activity

    By Kristina Fiore, Staff Writer, MedPage Today February 22, 2011                     MedPage Today Action Points     * Note that in this study, in healthy participants and compared with no exposure, 50-minute cell phone exposure was associated with increased brain glucose metabolism in the regions closest to the antenna.   […]

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