ConcussionsRepetitive head trauma can have an even more dramatic impact then one event potentially leading to chronic traumatic encephalopathy which is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain that effects memory, cognition and leads to a variety of behavioral problems.
What Is Glaucoma?The most common form of glaucoma is primary open angle glaucoma which is caused by clogging in the eyes, drainage canals that slowly increase pressure in the eye.
Study Takes A Look At Food And SleepRecently there have been an increasing number of studies conducted to take a look at the impact and one of the most interesting has to do with food and sleep.
New Study On Water Jets In SchoolsNow there is news from a New York based study which looked at installation of so called water jets or electrically cooled large water dispensers, in elementary and middle schools.
Pollution In The Environment
Researchers Find Kidney Stones Increasing Among Adolescents The researchers think the rise may be due to poor water intake and dietary habits such as an increase in sodium and decrease in calcium intake.
New Research On Sedentary BehaviorThe researchers actually studied people who were sedentary much of the day and compared them with those who moved around at a reasonable level.
Acid RefluxAcid reflux is a problem that occurs when acid from the stomach gets back up to the esophagus and causes damage to it.
Impact Of Stress On HealthIt is very important to fight stress and do all we can to minimize this. Of course it is much easier said than done.
Finding A Cure For CancerSince peaking in 1991, cancer death rates have dropped by 23 percent.
Advance Care PlanningThese findings are a powerful argument for the importance of advance care planning.
Prescribing AntibioticsThe American College of Physicians and the CDC are asking physicians not to prescribe antibiotics unnecessarily for colds, sore throats, bronchitis, and sinus infections that aren't complicated.
Does Acupuncture Help Tn The Treatment Of Hot Flashes? It is a very interesting question: does acupuncture help in the treatment of hot flashes for women at the time of menopause?
New Study On Vitamin DAs people age we become particularly concerned about falls. Stretching on a regular basis and strength training can be helpful but what about higher doses of vitamin D?
Sleep ApneaThese are the common symptoms along with other signs during the day such as daytime sleepiness, waking up with headaches and memory problems. But there is another interesting finding: about 40 percent of people with sleep apnea have diabetes.