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Medication Benefits and Risks — June 2019

Medication Benefits and Risks — June 2019

Do the Benefits Outweigh the Risks? Taking medicine is part of a daily routine for many people. Prescription and over-the-counter (OTC)medications treat disease and improve health in many ways. Lowering cholesterol, fighting infection, controlling blood sugar levels, reducing pain—these are just some of the helpful effects. Along with the benefits of feeling better and getting… Continue Reading

Food for Thought — May 2019

Food for Thought — May 2019

Healthy Food and Other Ways to Feed Your Brain Our brains never rest. They hold down a highly specialized 24/7 job. As one of our largest and most complex organs, the brain contains more than 100 billion nerves that communicate through synapses, or connections, to control thinking, breathing, memory, sleep, hearing, digestion, feelings, heart rate,… Continue Reading

Is Breaking News Breaking You? — February 2019

Is Breaking News Breaking You? — February 2019

How to Stay Informed while Minimizing Stress Almost two-thirds of all Americans say that the daily news causes them stress, according to an American Psychological Association (APA) survey. Feeling anxious, depressed, hopeless, irritable and worn out are some of the symptoms of “headline stress disorder,” a phrase coined by psychologist Steven Stosny. Continue Reading