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Meditation Strengthens the Brain

March 13, 2012 by Mark Wheeler

Meditation strengthens the connections between brain cells   Earlier evidence out of UCLA suggested that meditating for years thickens the brain (in a good way) and strengthens the connections between brain cells. Now a further report by UCLA...

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Living with Glaucoma: It’s all in the Fa…

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Glaucoma can quietly damage the eye and optic nerve even before a person notices vision problems   With today’s improved treatments, glaucoma patients no longer face inevitable blindness, but preserving vision depends on seeing an Eye M.D. (ophthalmologist)...

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Understanding Alcohol and Drug Addiction…

August 24, 2012 by Paige Taylor

Recent years show a significant increase in drug and alcohol addiction in women When you think of addiction, images of haggard men struggling to cope with drugs and alcohol may come to mind. However, recent years show...

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When is it Time for Cataract Surgery?

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Almost everyone who lives a long life will develop cataracts at some point   As more Americans live into their 70s and beyond, we all need to know a few cataract basics: risks and symptoms, tips that may...

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Can Calamari Oil DHA Help In Lowering Th…

April 14, 2015 by Roselen

Foods containing omega-3 fatty acids can help in lowering the risk and prevention of certain cancers   According to studies, the essential fatty acid DHA which is found in cold water fish, krill and squid can help in minimizing...

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Study Identifies Risk Factors for Compli…

September 15, 2011 by Lauren Pearson & Kayee Ip

Findings aim to help patients and surgeons address potential risks before surgical procedures   In the last 20 years, due to diagnostic and surgical advances, more and more patients have become appropriate candidates for spine surgery, and the...

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Hearing Impaired Ears Hear Differently…

The world continues to be a noisy place, and Purdue University researchers...

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Sometimes I get scared or depressed and that’s the way it is...

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May Edward Chinn did not plan on becoming a doctor   Originally she wanted...

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