Health and Well-being Benefits of Spending Time in Forests: Systematic Review

Health and Well-being Benefits of Spending Time in Forests: Systematic Review

Health and Well-being Benefits of Spending Time in Forests: Systematic Review By Oh B, Lee KJ, Zaslawski C, Yeung A, Rosenthal D, Larkey L, Back M Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: Numerous studies have reported that spending time in nature is associated with the improvement of various health outcomes and well-being. This review evaluated the physical and psychological benefits of a specific type […]

Good Food for Our Pet’s Good Health

Good Food for Our Pet’s Good Health

Good Food for Our Pet’s Good Health Free radicals cause damage called oxidative stress in our pet’s body, and oxidative stress and the inflammation it causes are directly linked to aging and disease Free radicals occur naturally as the result of metabolic, cellular and immune system functioning, as well as certain external factors Antioxidants neutralize […]

Addiction, ‘a Disease of Extreme Behavior’

Addiction, ‘a Disease of Extreme Behavior’

Addiction, ‘a Disease of Extreme Behavior’ The strictest definition of addiction refers to a disease resulting from changes in brain chemistry caused by compulsive use of drugs or alcohol. The definition includes excessive use that damages health, relationships, jobs and other parts of normal life. Brain research supports that definition, and some imaging studies have […]

Why Hair Can Turn Grey Prematurely

Why Hair Can Turn Grey Prematurely

Why Hair Can Turn Grey Prematurely Sometimes life’s sudden shocks or illnesses can turn hair gray, my mother’s turned gray over night when I was in high school, she was just 40 anni, and there was no tragedy or trauma that I knew or ever learned of, it was always a mystery. The Big Q: […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update The VA rejects pleas to study Marijuana for PTSD, Illinois gets a couple of court rulings, a full-fledged medical Marijuana bill is filed in Kentucky, plus: National Last Tuesday, news came that the VA won’t study marijuana’s effects on PTSD. The Department of Veterans Affairs will not begin a study into marijuana’s effects […]

Chemicals in Breakfast Cereals Cause Obesity

Chemicals in Breakfast Cereals Cause Obesity

Chemicals in Breakfast Cereals Cause Obesity Many studies suggests that chemicals added to breakfast cereals and other common processed food products are adding to America’s obesity crisis, but showing exactly how the process happens has been difficult. Now scientists at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles have solved the problem. The researchers tested 3 chemicals that […]

Some “Health Truths” Debunked

Some “Health Truths” Debunked

Some “Health Truths” Debunked Health advice has changed a lot over the past 10 years, and modern science has proven that some “truths” we have been told and may have believed are wrong. The bad advice comes from well-meaning parents like “Drinking coffee will stunt your growth.” to doctors “Drink skim milk; it’s healthier.” Here […]

Influential Medical Doctors Come Out Against Recreational Marijuana

Influential Medical Doctors Come Out Against Recreational Marijuana

Influential Medical Doctors Come Out Against Recreational Marijuana An influential doctors group is beefing up warnings about marijuana’s potential harms for teens amid increasingly lax laws and attitudes on pot use. Many parents use the drug and think it’s Ok for their kids, but “we would rather not mess around with the developing brain,” said […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update The Republican platform committee rejects medical marijuana, medical marijuana research issues get a hearing in the Senate, Arkansas will vote on at least one medical marijuana initiative this Fall — maybe 2 — and more. NationalOn Monday, the GOP rejected a medical marijuana platform plank. Republican delegates meeting Monday in Cleveland ahead […]

Expert Scientists Don’t Agree On Cancer-causing Potential of Glyphosate

Expert Scientists Don’t Agree On Cancer-causing Potential of Glyphosate

Expert Scientists Don’t Agree On Cancer-causing Potential of Glyphosate $MON Tuesday, one of the nation’s scientific bodies said it found no evidence that GMO crops are bad for human health. In its 400-page report the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine says its review of Key studies and years of disease data showed no […]