IN YOUR DAILY DOSE today you’ll discover the role that aspirin plays in the development and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s Disease. But, before you decide to pop a pill, talk to your doctor. There are risks to daily aspirin you may not be aware of.
IN MAKING CHANGES today we’ll talk about preventing neurodegenerative changes in your body over the coming months and years.
IN FACT OR FICTION . . . Dolly Madison is more than a cupcake.
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: Meditation has been used for centuries to improve your health and improve peace. Today, research continues to demonstrate health benefits.
MAKING CHANGES: You may not use meditation today, but it’s something you might want to consider adding to your health and wellness arsenal.
FACT OR FICTION: Bears nap all winter and feed all summer. They are dangerous when they approach your campsite, and you should never come between a mother bear and her cubs. Is there anything you should know?
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE today is new research that demonstrates a head injury doesn’t resolve as quickly as we once thought. Schools are using MRI imaging to compare pre and post-injury images to determine if an athlete is ready to return to play.
IN MAKING CHANGES today you’ll discover that while it can “feel” unnecessary to sit the sidelines longer than you feel necessary, if you don’t, you could suffer permanent damage for a lifetime.
IN FACT OR FICTION The Dominican Republic is located on an island and is one of the first places that Christopher Columbus landed.
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE today is research about your knees and how much help you’ll get by losing a bit of weight. MRI studies have found that the destruction to the cartilage in your knees slows down significantly when you lose weight.
IN MAKING CHANGES today you’ll discover four different tips to losing weight that don’t include drinking water, sleeping more, eating less or anything else like it.
IN FACT OR FICTION Dinosaurs are reptiles that roamed the earth long before we did. No one really knows how long they lived, but some scientists estimate that they may have had a lifespan of 200 years.
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is research published in PLOS ONE demonstrating the link between fitness and inflammation.
MAKING CHANGES: Fitness is an important foundational piece of your health and wellness. We’ll give you strategies to integrate it into your daily routine.
FACT OR FICTION: Taking one to two tablespoons of this each day can help regulate your blood sugar, reduce the inflammatory response in your body and can be found on your grocery store shelves. What is it?
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is research from Boston University School of Medicine that shows biomarkers for Huntington's disease may yield answers to improve treatment for the disease.
MAKING CHANGES: No changes today!
FACT OR FICTION: The life cycle of these little buggers always follow prime numbers, their mating call can be heard most frequently in the early evening, and only live 4-6 weeks above ground. What are they?
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is research that shows you may be able to turn back the hands of time.
MAKING CHANGES: The changes you make with this information won’t change your health, but it will help you look younger.
FACT OR FICTION: The facts you’ve learned about the Civil War may not be the right ones. There continues to be disagreement about the history of our nation because it was first recorded by humans, who are fallible by nature.
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is a study from Brigham and Women’s Hospital that finds anxiety may be linked to Alzheimer’s disease.
MAKING CHANGES: Every choice you make has consequences - including the amount of sleep, the food you eat and how closely you hold your cell phone. Here are a few changes that may protect your neurological health.
FACT OR FICTION: Cigarettes cause cancer, lung disease and cause problems with your ability to breathe. However, did you know that doctors once prescribed tobacco? or what the statistics are about when you are more likely to start smoking?
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is research from a school of nursing and medicine that finds more families have reported older adults with cognitive impairment and more.
MAKING CHANGES: Protecting your brain health begins with protecting your gut, mitochondria and getting sleep.
FACT OR FICTION: Why do camels have humps on their back? Is it water storage, food stores or insulation?
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is research from the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases that demonstrates inflammation in your body drives the development and progression of Alzheimer’s disease, a form of dementia.
MAKING CHANGES: Reducing inflammation requires a few lifestyle changes that also support your neurological system, immune system and overall health
FACT OR FICTION: Acid rain affects the environment and the environment affects your health.