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Lift the “Brain Fog” with Aerobic Exercise

Lift the “Brain Fog” with Aerobic Exercise

September 3, 2014
Having trouble seeing through the “brain fog” that sometimes comes with age? Aerobic exercise may be the prescription of choice, especially for older women with mild cognitive impairment, a risk factor for dementia. Researchers at the University of British Columbia concluded that regular aerobic exercise that gets the heart pumping and causes a sweat seems…
Understanding and Treating Depression

Understanding and Treating Depression

August 26, 2014
News of comedian Robin Williams’ suicide and long-term battle with depression sent shockwaves around the world. While the loss of such a beloved personality is tragic, his death has served to educate millions about a condition many suffer from in silence. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately one in 10 adults…
3 Steps for a Nutritious School Year

3 Steps for a Nutritious School Year

August 19, 2014
The start of a new school year is the perfect time to get back on track with good eating habits, which are vital for growing children to achieve peak academic performance. 1. Start with a healthy breakfast. Research shows that children who don’t eat a good breakfast are more tired in school and have shorter…
Step away from the computer

Step away from the computer

September 3, 2013
Love ’em or hate ’em, computers are here to stay. We work on them, play on them, and even look up our high school prom dates on them. While this all may seem harmless, computers can also cause health issues when not used properly. Consider the following health busters (and solutions) the next time you…