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Meditation Improves Brain Health

Increases Memory and Learning Capacity Harvard Medical School researchers working at the Massachusetts General Hospital have determined that meditation can improve brain health. The researchers studied 16 volunteers that took part in an eight-week mindfulness meditation study at the University of Massachusetts Center for Mindfulness. The participants conducted mindfulness meditation exercises for an average of 27 minutes a day. Before ... Read More »

The Color Green Makes Exercise Feel Easier

Fifty Shades of Fit Research from the University of Essex, in England, suggests that viewing natural green images while exercising may be better than being exposed to other colors. The researchers tested 14 people doing moderate-intensity cycling while watching video footage of predominantly gray, red or green imagery. Each of the participants underwent three cycling tests—one with each of the videos—along ... Read More »

Minimally Invasive Ozone Extractions

By Dr. Peter Silver There are times when a tooth is so badly decayed or damaged that it cannot be saved. That is when we look at wiggling out the tooth. With the proper use of anesthesia and using pain free injection techniques, we are able to make patients profoundly numb so that they do not have any pain. All ... Read More »

Ginkgo Biloba Calms ADHD, Boosts Memory

Researchers from Germany’s University of Tübingen’s Center for Medicine tested the Ginkgo biloba extract EGb761 on 20 children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in a clinical trial. The children were given up to 240 milligrams (mg) of the extract for between three and five weeks. Before, during and after the treatment, the scientists evaluated the children by testing ... Read More »

Cure Pain Naturally

By: Larisa Likver, MD Musculoskeletal pain is very common and can have significant consequences to an individual’s life. Although there are various causes of musculoskeletal problems, ligament injuries that lead to joint hyper-mobility and instability are known to be major causes of musculoskeletal problems in general and osteoarthritis in particular. Today, conventional medicine typically only offers treatments that simply mask the pain ... Read More »

Your Skin is a Reflection of Your Inner Health & Wellness

Chronic inflammatory skin conditions like psoriasis, eczema, rosacea, and adult acne are associated with our immune and autoimmune systems. While many mild cases can be treated through conventional methods, more of these conditions are becoming drug-resistant and remain untreatable through conventional therapies. According to Dr. Boneva, the roots of any skin imperfection come from our internal body system. First we ... Read More »

Marriage is Good for the Heart

Couples Have Better Cardiovascular Health Research from the New York University School of Medicine found that married people have significantly less cardiovascular disease (CVD) than those that are divorced, widowed or otherwise single. The study used data on the rates of CVD from the health surveys of more than 3.5 million men and women collected at 20,000 U.S. medical centers. ... Read More »

Satisfaction with Friendship is Hard to Come By

Few are Content with Their Pals A study conducted by Edge Research and Sea Change Strategies found that less than a quarter of Americans are fully satisfied with their friendships, and almost two-thirds lack confidence in even their closest friends. Seniors (70 and over) and millennials/Gen Ys (16 to 34) are more likely to be extremely satisfied than Gen X-ers ... Read More »

Revolutionary Skin Resurfacing Procedure

Dr. Mariana Boneva developed her passion for skin care after a tragic accident caused serious injury to her face. Rather than opting for the recommended plastic surgery, Dr. Boneva began working hard to expand her skin knowledge during which time she discovered the secret of using light based and aesthetic laser procedures. She pioneered the most advanced laser treatments 2D ... Read More »

Safer Groceries- Landmark Food Law Being Enforced

The Center for Food Safety (CFS) has reached a settlement agreement (Tinyurl.com/FoodSettlementAgreement) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that sets firm deadlines for the agency to fully enact the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act. A federal court will maintain supervision to ensure FDA compliance. CFS senior attorney George Kimbrell, who led the case, says, “The first major update to our food safety laws since ... Read More »