brain

Is diabetes shrinking my brain?

Researchers looked at brain scans from a little more than 600 people age 55 and older with type 2 diabetes. They found that patients who liv…

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Virtual Fitness

Many personal trainers are now offering their services online instead of at the gym.

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Second wave of flu hitting the U.S.

Flu season, it should be over, but public health officials are saying, not so fast. It seems we are seeing a second wave of flu hitting the …

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Why laughing is healthy

A study finds that when people laugh, their brains are activated in the same way as when people are mindfully meditating.

vaccination schedule for infants and children (birth-6 years)

National Infant Immunization Week

Why immunize our children? Sometimes we are confused by the messages in the media. First we are assured that, thanks to vaccines, some disea…

body sensors

Monitoring your every move

A New Zealand company is in the early stages of developing a bandage that will change color or use noise to let you know if it’s too tight o…