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May 23, 2019

Topic - Mindfulness Reduces College Freshman Drinking

College freshmen have a lot to deal with.  I call it the “kindergarten of adulthood”.  Sharing resources, knowing which rules can be bent and not broken, spending most of your day with strangers.  It’s a lot.  Mindfulness training might just be the strategy to...


May 22, 2019

Topic - Still Wondering About The Amount Of Screen Time?

Are you the modern day Goldilocks trying to get your kids’ screen time “just right” so that it benefits their brain, but doesn’t destroy their health?  Join the club.  Researchers recently reported that the “just right” amount depends on the device and...


May 21, 2019

Topic - Neurotics Live Longer

My aunt used to say, “Get a minor illness and nurse it until you die.  It’ll give you something real to worry about”.  She knew stuff.  Researchers have learned that, for some people, being neurotic creates a vigilance that serves as a protective factor against disease and reduces the...


May 20, 2019

Topic - 142 Americans Everyday

The opioid epidemic is reaching critical mass.  One of the reasons is that opioid abuse isn’t limited to social and economic classes.  Most of the time, it’s prescribed for you and now, it’s got its teeth deep into your bones.  Researchers are trying to find out where it starts. ...