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Why It's Important to Schedule More Downtime for Your Brain

15/04/2019 06:00am | 61 views

Time off is what your brain thrives on. It spends hours every day working and managing the constant streams of information and conversation that come at you from all directions. But if your brain doesn't get a chance to chill and restore itself, your mood, performance, and health suffer. Think of this recovery as mental downtime—periods when you're not actively focusing on and engaged in the outside world. You simply let your mind wander or daydream and it becomes reenergized in the process.

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What Is Ulcerative Colitis

06/04/2019 06:00am | 92 views

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri, MD

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a disease that affects your large intestine, or colon. It causes irritation and swelling called inflammation. Eventually that leads to sores called ulcers in the lining there.

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What to Do About Dry Eye

05/04/2019 06:00am | 150 views

by Barbara Stepko 

There are a range of treatments for this common age-related problem

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Mental Health

Gut Feeling: Study Links Depression to Digestive Bacteria

28/03/2019 06:00am | 126 views

Bacteria in the gut may affect our mental well-being and could be linked to depression, researchers said on Monday after conducting the largest study of its kind so far.

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How to Keep Your 'Get More Sleep' Resolution, According to an Expert

31/01/2019 06:00am | 408 views

This sleep doctor reveals what really works to get your 8 (or at least 7) hours of sleep every night.

I love New Year’s resolutions. Apparently, even ancient people marked the new year by reflecting on changes they wanted to make; the Babylonians apparently made promises to return borrowed objects and repay debts in the new year. While I have absolutely no plans to return my neighbor’s leaf blower anytime soon, I do think there is merit in starting the year on a good note.

 

 

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