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Cheating Ourselves of Sleep

Think you do just fine on five or six hours of shut-eye? Chances are, you are among the many millions who unwittingly shortchange themselves on sleep.  Research shows that most people require seven or eight hours of sleep to function optimally. Failing to get enough sleep night after night can compromise your health and may even shorten your life. From infancy to old age, the effects of inadequate sleep can profoundly affect memory, learning, creativity, productivity and emotional stability, as well as your physical health. Click here to read more…

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‘Tummy Time’ May Not Be Needed
Putting infants to sleep on their backs, recommended since the early 1990s, has helped reduce the prevalence of sudden infant death syndrome. But because of concerns that the practice might cause delays in motor development — as measured by the age at which babies roll over — parents were encouraged to give their infants “tummy time” when awake to help build upper-body strength.  Now a new study, published in May in the journal Early Human Development, suggests that tummy time may be irrelevant. Click here to read more…

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Acupuncture therapy helps some dogs, cats, and other pets walk again

A pet is like a member of the family for many people, and they do whatever it takes if the animal is in need.  Now pet owners have another option when it comes to treatments for their pets.
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Meal timing may help improve fertility in women with polycystic ovaries

A researcher has found that meal timing can help women suffering from Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) – impairs fertility by impacting menstruation, ovulation, hormones – manage their glucose and insulin levels to improve overall fertility.  Click here to read more…

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Honey, massage and saunas: Putin’s tips for staying young

Kremlin doctor says his star patient is much younger than his years, preferring folk remedies to modern medicine. RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin, who will turn 61 on 7 October, is “much younger than his years” from a medical point of view…Click here to read more…

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Can acupuncture cure my migraine?

Migraine affects up to 15% of the UK population – around two thirds of sufferers are women.

To mark Migraine Awareness week, Jane Elliott, a health reporter at BBC News, talks about a lifetime with the condition and how acupuncture is offering a respite. Click here to read more…

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Everyone deserves a massage week

Sometimes people get so wrapped up in life and work that they forget to take care of themselves. Massage therapist Denise Funk with Elements Salon and Spa in Terre Haute says massage therapy is not only relaxing it’s beneficial. Click here to read more…

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