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Research indicates that exposure to the blue light from your smartphone and other devices, such as computers and tablets, might be keeping you awake at night.
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When our body snoozes, our brain is busy sorting through our experiences. Learn what causes dreams, triggers nightmares and how to better recall your dreams.
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With so many people seeking quality sleep, sleeping pills can seem like an easy fix. But that seemingly simple solution carries risks.
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Losing sleep due to stress and anxiety? You are not tossing and turning alone. Try some of these techniques to try to break the stressful cycle.
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One of the best things you can do for your brain is get more sleep, so what can you do to help that? Some experts say to try weighted blankets.
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Lose weight, exercise, stop eating Twinkies — good health can be such a chore. But indulging in these six guilty pleasures may be good for us.
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In April 2015, the Institute of Medicine released a groundbreaking report on what older Americans can do to keep their brains healthy. The report said that obesity was likely to increase the risk of cognitive decline. The same month, a major study in the British medical journal Lancet found that…
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En español | What are you doing to keep your brain healthy? When it comes to our brain health,” we Latinos are not always so diligent. We can easily discuss diabetes, how to lower our cholesterol or how to relieve the pain of arthritis inherited from our grandmother. We diet to lose weight for our…
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The Institute of Medicine today released a groundbreaking new report that spells out what older Americans can do to keep their brains healthy into very old age, while offering insight into the lifestyle habits and medications that can lead to cognitive decline.
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