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Planning a stress-free garden

“Many people came by and said they never thought about planting vegetables in anything other than in the ground.”

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Report: Sugary drinks out; coffee, eggs in

An extra cup or two of coffee may be OK after all. More eggs, too. But you definitely need to drink less sugary soda. And, as always, don’t forget your vegetables.

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Hearing is in the brain

By Steve Tobias Most people think hearing is in the ears. What people don’t realize is that hearing really occurs in the brain. The brain must evaluate all incoming signals from the ears and quickly calculate four main tasks. Let’s call the first task “Orientation.” Here the brain must calculate where the sound is located […]

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Type 2 Diabetes: Lifestyle wakeup call

By Dr. Eric Reines Diabetes is an increasing concern in the United States and among those 55 years of age and older, cases are growing disproportionately. The most common form of diabetes diagnosed in those 55 and older is Type 2 diabetes. An individual with Type 2 diabetes produces insulin but doesn’t use it efficiently. […]

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Environment’s role in shaping immune system

How a person’s immune system does its job seems to depend more on environment and the germs he or she encounters than on genes.

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Reducing belly fat is key to optimum exercise results

By Matt D. Essex Toward the end of 2014, you probably missed the breaking news that could impact your New Year’s resolution. CBS reported on the results of a 12-year long study conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health. Working with subjects an average age of 58, it focused on which type of exercise is […]

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