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Mar 30, 2018

Topic - Reducing Peanut Allergies

 

Peanut allergies reduce the quality of life and they can be deadly.  It’s serious business.

Now, the National Institutes of Health have new guidelines.  They say parents should introduce small amounts of peanut products to babies who are between 4 and 6 months of age. 

Studies out...


Mar 29, 2018

Topic - New Brain Disorders of The Digital Age

 

Everything has a price.  Our digital age has brought with it five new brain disorders. 

Nomophobia is the feeling of panic you get when you’re separated from your phone. 

Technoference is the disruption in relationships, leisure time and even meals that digital devices...


Mar 28, 2018

Topic - Marijuana and Social - Economic Problems

Regular, long-term marijuana smokers are at greater risk for economic and social problems at midlife than those who use it occasionally. 

The longer they smoke, the more problems they’re likely to have. 

It wasn’t proven that pot causes the problems, only that...


Mar 27, 2018

Topic - Poor Kids Pay A Health Price for Success

Life seems to give with one hand and take with another. 

Kids from poor families who succeed academically pay for it later. 

Those kids with high levels of self-control and ability to focus on long-term and not short-term goals end up with less destructive conditions such...


Mar 26, 2018

Topic - Grateful Teens Are Healthier

There are long-term benefits of teaching your children to be grateful. 

Practicing gratitude has a positive impact on adjusting to adolescence and young adulthood. 

These kids have a well-defined sense of meaning for their lives, are more satisfied, happier, more hopeful and have...