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    Disrupted sleep is often a symptom associated with mood disorders, like depression, but researchers now believe that sleep problems may be a contributing factor in causing these disorders. Scientists presenting at the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology annual meeting today reported significant changes in...
     
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    Industry leader Nordic Naturals announced today that it has been exploring a scientific methodology with hopes of establishing a new testing method for naturally flavored fish oil. This will solve a long known industry problem of inaccurate and misleading test results with regards to freshness.  "There is...
     
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    Supplementation May Alleviate Symptoms
    Anxiety disorders can be triggered by fear and thus, affect cognitive functioning. When in danger, fear is essential for survival. This fear triggers the brain to respond with many split-second changes in the body to prepare to defend against the danger or to avoid it. This response is a healthy reaction meant to...
     
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    Hot flashes are a tough part of menopause for many women.  However, women dressing for the holiday season can make smart fashion choices that look great and help them keep their cool. Today, Dr. Vivien Brown and Canadian fashion stylist Lisa Rogers team up to show women that whether it's choosing a great...
     
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    Influenza claims the lives of about 100 children in the U.S. every year, hospitalizes around 20,000, and is the 8th-leading cause of death in the United States among people of all ages. Despite these alarming statistics, influenza is typically not fatal in healthy children or adults. Influenza can be avoided if the...
     
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    Not all fats are bad.
    Winter brings shorter days, colder weather, and the holiday season full of delicious food. And these foods are usually high in saturated fats. However, we need some forms of fat to stay healthy. Fats provide needed energy in the form of calories. Fats help our bodies absorb important vitamins—called fat-soluble...
     
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    As reported by Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin, a new study has found that a component of garlic oil may help release protective compounds to the heart after a heart attack, during cardiac surgery, or as a treatment for heart failure. This study was recently reported by Doctors Health Press, a publisher of various...
     
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    If you are like tens of millions of Americans you have found a caregiver for a frail, elderly person in your life - or you will need to find a caregiver one day. "What you might not know is that there are several types of caregivers who provide care for the elderly. They have different skill levels and they...
     
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    Already feeling dry and itchy as the weather changes? Learn from Barnett Dermatology co-founder and board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Channing Barnett, how to keep skin healthy and hydrated as the cooler, harsher climates of winter approach. “Dry skin, also known as xerosis, is a common problem,” says Dr...
     
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    Staying fit while traveling to visit family and friends over the holiday season can be a challenge, especially when the wine and eggnog are flowing freely and grandma’s homemade pumpkin pie makes its magical appearance at the dinner table. However, staying fit and enjoying oneself do not need to be mutually...