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Feb 22, 2019

Topic - The Gut-Brain Connection

There’s a world of bacteria living in your digestive tract which impacts the areas of the brain responsible for mood and general behavior. Two gut bacteria have profound effects on the brain. One is common in brains where there’s a lot of activity between the emotional and...


Feb 21, 2019

Topic - Writing About Divorce Eases The Pain

Getting a divorce? You’re twenty percent more likely to suffer from heart disease, diabetes or cancer than people who aren’t divorcing, not to mention the toll it takes on your mental health. Try “narrative expressive writing” which is a form of writing that results...


Feb 20, 2019

Topic - Cows’ Milk And Taller Kids

With the introduction of almond and soy milk, not as many kids are drinking cow’s milk as before. After evaluating over five thousand kids ages two to six, researchers found that, for each serving of milk consumed a day that wasn’t from a cow, the child was four-tenths of a...


Feb 19, 2019

Topic - Allergies And Suicide

For several decades, researchers found that, during spring and summer when pollen was high, suicides were double for young females and were four-fold for older women. Aggression and mood disturbances were also seen. The researchers concluded that cytokines, which are part of the immune...


Feb 19, 2019

Topic - Toddler’s Screen Time Linked To Speech Delay

The more time children under the age of two years spend on digital devices, the more likely they are to develop language processing disorders. Considering that twenty percent of toddlers use handheld screens for an average of thirty minutes a day, it’s time for...