Lack of outdoor play said to hurt children’s development


Teachers, parents and health officials in southern Ontario say kids today simply don't know how to play outside. Public schools in Windsor-Essex are phasing out traditional playgrounds and the city is contemplating selling off parks. (CBC File Photo) "We’re not talking about structured play. We’re talking about free unstructured play out of doors," said Sharon [...]

Lack of outdoor play said to hurt children’s development2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

Too-early solid food could lead to problems for babies


At least 40% of moms are feeding their infants solid foods far too early, according a new study published in the medical journal Pediatrics, and that may lead to problems for their children later in life. Researchers wanted to know how many babies were being fed solid foods (including cereal and baby food) sooner than [...]

Too-early solid food could lead to problems for babies2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

30 Healthy Snacks for Crunching Your Way Into the New Year


Hello and welcome to this thing we’re doing where we help you figure out what you’re gonna put in your mouth this week. Some of these are recipes we’ve tried, some of these are recipes we’re looking forward to trying, all of them are fucking delicious. Tell us what you want to put in your [...]

30 Healthy Snacks for Crunching Your Way Into the New Year2015-03-15T12:15:11+02:00

10 Health Benefits of Cold Showers


Not just for humans! Source: Travel Wild The practice of cold showers is still very much in the traditions of several nations today: Finland, Russia, Thailand, Korea, Japan and many others have a history of cold showering for good health. Read onto find out why maybe you should start feeling the chill of cold water! [...]

10 Health Benefits of Cold Showers2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

The Cost of Cancer Drugs


The following is a script of "The Cost of Cancer Drugs" which aired on Oct. 5, 2014. Lesley Stahl is the correspondent. Richard Bonin, producer. Cancer is so pervasive that it touches virtually every family in this country. More than one out of three Americans will be diagnosed with some form of it in their [...]

The Cost of Cancer Drugs2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

This Simple Blood Test Could Save Your Life


by Mark Hyman, MD The next time you visit your doctor for blood work, make sure that along with your lipid profile you request a C-reactive protein (CRP) test. CRP measures the degree of hidden inflammation in your body. Mounting evidence underscores the critical role that inflammation plays in the development and continuation of diabesity. [...]

This Simple Blood Test Could Save Your Life2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

Acupuncture Regulates the Nervous System


By HealthCMi   New evidence demonstrates acupuncture activates specific regions of the brain for the treatment of specific diseases. Investigators from the Acupuncture and Moxibustion Department of Beijing Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine also find that acupuncture regulates neurotransmitters as a mechanism to modulate autonomic nervous system responses. The review article notes that further investigation [...]

Acupuncture Regulates the Nervous System2014-10-15T11:21:23+02:00

Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You


Evidence continues to emerge, both scientific and historical, suggesting that the way in which the majority of us currently sleep may not actually be good for us. In 2001, historian Roger Ekirch of Virginia Tech published a paper that included over 15 years of research. It revealed an overwhelming amount of historical evidence that humans [...]

Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You2014-11-18T10:44:07+02:00