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Nine Ways to Make Yourself Smarter

Dr. Mercola mercola.com Looking for ways to boost your intellect, stave off mental aging, and maybe even live a longer life? You might be surprised to learn that not only do such strategies exist, but many are easily attainable by … Continue reading

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Grapefruits Can Treat Disease As Well As Pharmaceuticals Without The Side Effects

Natasha Longo Prevent Disease In the never ending saga of natural disease fighting foods beating out pharmaceuticals, the grapefruit is another power packed citrus fruit to add to the the list. It actually never really gets the credit it deserves … Continue reading

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Richard Wilkinson: How economic inequality harms societies

Source: TED We feel instinctively that societies with huge income gaps are somehow going wrong. Richard Wilkinson charts the hard data on economic inequality, and shows what gets worse when rich and poor are too far apart: real effects on … Continue reading

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The Weight of the World

Glynis Whiting NFB/CBC This fascinating documentary looks at obesity. Stockholm’s Dr. Stephan Rossner, an obesity specialist, proves beyond doubt that obesity is a man-made epidemic. Super-sized fast foods and a $12 billion ad industry are proving to be lethal when … Continue reading

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Diabetes complications ‘at record high’

BBC News Rates of stroke and kidney failure in people with diabetes have surged in England, according to new analysis by Diabetes UK. An audit of 1.9 million people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes found more than 13,000 … Continue reading

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Diabetes associated with higher risk of cardiovascular problems in men

Marjorie Montemayor-Quellenberg EurekAlert BOSTON, MA—According to a new study by researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), men with type 2 diabetes treated with insulin without a history of cardiovascular disease (CVD) were at higher risk for major cardiovascular events … Continue reading

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This Popular Beverage Can Increase Your Stroke Risk by 50%

Dr. Mercola Mercola Diet soda is often perceived as being “healthier” than regular soft drinks because it contains artificial sweeteners in lieu of sugar, and therefore has no calories. Many conventional nutritionists will even go so far as to recommend … Continue reading

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The Best Foods for Thought, Literally

Jennifer Corbett Dooran Wall Street Journal We’ve long known that the Mediterranean diet is good for the heart. Now, it may be good for the brain as well. A study published in this month’s issue of the Archives of Neurology … Continue reading

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Breakthrough in mind-reading technology

Source: SMH Scientists may one day be able to eavesdrop on our thoughts, after a major breakthrough which allowed researchers to decode brain activity. The finding could eventually allow neuroscientists to “hear” the thoughts of stroke sufferers or other patients … Continue reading

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Food for thought: can fish lower your stroke risk?

Source: Reuters People who eat fish a few times each week are slightly less likely to suffer a stroke than those who only eat a little or none at all. That’s the conclusion of an analysis of 15 studies, each … Continue reading

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