THURSDAY, Dec. 31, 2015 — A good night’s sleep can help you remember new faces and names, researchers report.
The researchers showed 20 photos of faces with matching names to 14 volunteers in their 20s. Twelve hours later, participants were shown…
THURSDAY, Dec. 31, 2015 — Parts of central Colorado, north-central New Mexico and southwestern and northeastern California have the highest risk for human exposure to plague, new research suggests.
The scientists said their findings, which are…
THURSDAY, Dec. 31, 2015 — When a loved one is admitted to a hospital intensive care unit (ICU), family members need support, too.
“Families are totally unprepared for a sudden injury and overwhelmed when it is a very serious injury. Families need a…
THURSDAY, Dec. 31, 2015 — A new strategy to prevent concussions on the football field that seems counterintuitive may actually work, a new study suggests.
Instead of shielding the head with increasing layers of padding, researchers think they can…
THURSDAY, Dec. 31, 2015 — People who suffer from asthma may be more likely to develop the painful skin condition known as shingles, a new study suggests.
The finding builds on previous research that suggested a link between childhood asthma and…
THURSDAY, Dec. 31, 2015 — More than half of those diagnosed with sleep apnea fail to stick with the standard treatment for the condition, the CPAP mask, a new study says.
And most aren’t given additional options or referred to a specialist, even…
THURSDAY, Dec. 31, 2015 — Hitting the road for a New Year’s gathering? Crossing the highway rumble strip is a sign that you’re too sleepy to drive, researchers report.
Sleepiness affects your ability to make decisions, and ignoring a rumble strip…
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– If you’re planning to serve leafy greens with dinner, make sure you’re preparing them properly.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics advises:
Wash your hands for 20 seconds with soap and warm water before handling greens.
Toss any greens that…
– While stress is a normal part of life, it can negatively affect your physical and mental health if it gets out of control.
The Cleveland Clinic suggests you speak with your doctor if you:
Notice a significant decline in your performance at…