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Lonely Elders in Your Life? Encourage Meditation

Lonely Elders in Your Life? Encourage Meditation

According to researchers at UCLA, the psychological effects of loneliness increases activity of inflammatory genes, which promotes a variety of conditions, such as an increased risk of heart disease, depression and in extreme cases, even premature death. However, new studies have shown that mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) can help quash the emotions that lead to loneliness.

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Native Remedies Debuts YouthShield Naturals™ Anti-Aging Skincare with Red Tea Extract

Native Remedies Debuts YouthShield Naturals™ Anti-Aging Skincare with Red Tea Extract

The number-one online retailer of herbal and homeopathic products, Native Remedies (www.nativeremedies.com), is pleased to introduce its all-new premium YouthShield Naturals anti-aging skincare system with powerful Red Tea Extract, the ultimate in safe and natural anti-aging skincare products that stimulate and accelerate the skin’s natural healing processes.

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Prescription for Weight Gain

Prescription for Weight Gain

With prescription drug use on the rise, more and more people are becoming aware of the unwanted side effects of the medications they are taking.

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Fall Allergy Season: Outlook Bad News for Sufferers

Fall Allergy Season: Outlook Bad News for Sufferers

For approximately 40 million American allergy suffers, the poor weather conditions will mean a tough road ahead into the fall season.

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Summer Beach Safety

Summer Beach Safety

The inviting rays of the glowing sun on your skin, the gentle roar of waves in the distance, and the pleasurable feeling of sand between your toes… what’s not to love about a day at the beach?

Unfortunately, there is a potential threat of unhealthy bacteria, according to a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)[1], with 2011 setting the third-highest record for the number of beach closures over the past 20 years.

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Top 10 Toxic Chemicals Linked to Autism and Learning Disabilities

Top 10 Toxic Chemicals Linked to Autism and Learning Disabilities

According to The National Academy of Sciences, 3 percent of all neurobehavioral disorders in children, including autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), have a direct causation to toxic exposure in the environment, while another 25 percent are a result of a blend of environmental factors and genetics.

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ADHD Risk Increased with Cell Phone Use During Pregnancy

ADHD Risk Increased with Cell Phone Use During Pregnancy

Research conducted at the Yale School of Medicine and published in Scientific Reports found that exposure to radiation from cell phones during pregnancy affected brain development in mice. The mice exposed to radiation during fetal development were more hyperactive and showed lowered memory capacity after a series of psychological and behavioral tests in adulthood than the control group, which suggests a potential link between exposure and long-term effects.

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Tips for Avoiding Food Allergies at Summer Camp

Tips for Avoiding Food Allergies at Summer Camp

Summer camp is often a win-win for families: it’s a treasured, invaluable experience for children and a welcome temporary reprieve of parental responsibilities for adults. With camps available for all interests, ages and activity levels, more and more kids are signing up, as the American Camp Association reports that more than 10 million children attend summer camp each year1.

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Exercise Tips for Busy Dads

Exercise Tips for Busy Dads

As all busy parents know, making time for yourself isn’t always easy. With Father’s Day coming up on June 17th, it’s a great time to acknowledge that being a healthy parent is important not only for your family but also for yourself!

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Time Outdoors Helps Settle ADD/ADHD Children

Time Outdoors Helps Settle ADD/ADHD Children

With summer vacation in full swing, many families are still planning last-minute getaways or making final preparations for well-awaited vacations. However, for parents with a child that has ADD/ADHD, there are some recently discovered considerations to factor into travel itineraries.

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