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Is Your Work Challenging? Then You May Age Better!

A highly demanding job may not always seem like a good thing, but it may give you a coveted edge over your peers. I’m not talking about climbing the corporate ladder either. Research published in the journal Neurology found that people who do challenging work enjoy better protection against memory and cognitive decline in … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain, Combat Aging
Written By: Jesse Cannone,

And the World’s Happiest Country Is …

Happiness is a goal that most everyone strives for but only some of us achieve. Part of it is probably genetic … some people are born under lucky stars and are genetically predisposed to feeling happy. Research has suggested that up to 50 percent of a person’s subjective well-being is dictated not by their life circumstan … Read More

Filed Under: Emotions
Written By: Jesse Cannone,

New Study Pinpoints Cause of Unhealthy Food Cravings

The average American eats healthy only seven days a year … succumbing to too many unhealthy foods the other 358.[i] In case you don’t want to do the math, that means Americans are eating right only about 2 percent of the time. No doubt, food cravings can be hard to beat. A new study published in the journal Nature even fo … Read More

Filed Under: Healthy Eating
Written By: Jesse Cannone,

A Little-Known “Cheat” for Powerful Targeted Pain Relief

lower back and butt pain

One in five Americans struggle with chronic pain, according to a 2014 survey.[i] Of the nearly 35 million adults with persistent pain, 67 percent said their pain is “constantly present” while more than 50 percent said the pain is sometimes “unbearable and excruciating.” If you’re facing this daily battle, you know it’s no … Read More

Filed Under: Far Infrared Heat, Heal-n-Soothe, Pain Relief
Written By: Jesse Cannone,

Caution: McDonald’s Fries May Literally Be Full of Crap

McDonald's fries may literally be full of crap ... and, possibly even worse, pollution! One of the company’s supplier of frozen French fries -- J.R. Simplot's China processing unit – was fined more than $600,000 for water pollution.[i] Beijing Simplot Food Processing Co Ltd was apparently discharging wastewater with conta … Read More

Filed Under: Healthy Eating
Written By: Jesse Cannone,

This Wildly Popular Pain Pill Makes You … Sad?

Acetaminophen, better known as Tylenol to most, is used by an estimated 50 million Americans every week, often for treating aches and pains, fever or symptoms of clod and flu.[i] Many people think nothing of popping a couple of Tylenol pills here and there, considering it to be one of the safest over-the-counter medications … Read More

Filed Under: Medications
Written By: Jesse Cannone,

Sweating Equals a Longer Life?

All types of physical activity, from working in your garden and vacuuming your house to jogging and competitive tennis, are beneficial in their own way. But new research suggests that intense activity, the kind that makes you work up a sweat, may be especially good for you. Compared to those who engaged in only moderate a … Read More

Filed Under: Exercise
Written By: Jesse Cannone,

How to Add 12 Years to Your Life — New Research

Researchers from the Buck Institute for Age Research in California have revealed that the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) ibuprofen may act like the proverbial fountain of youth, at least as far as yeast, lab worms and fruit flies are concerned. The drug extended the lifespan of such creatures by 15 percent[i … Read More

Filed Under: Combat Aging
Written By: Jesse Cannone,

How to Treat Lordosis

Your spine has gentle curves that help counter the effects of gravity and help you move your body fluidly and without pain. If the natural curvatures of your spine become exaggerated, as is the case with lordosis, pain and trouble moving can result. Your lumbar spine (the area just above your buttocks) naturally has an in … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone,

11 Surprising Signs You Need More Sleep

surprising signs you're sleep deprived

Forty percent of Americans get less than seven hours of sleep a night, and the average American sleeps just 6.8 hours a night. In contrast, the average American slept 7.9 hours a night in 1942,[i] which is probably closer to what your body demands. Nearly half of men polled by the Better Sleep Council said they believe yo … Read More

Filed Under: Sleep
Written By: Jesse Cannone,