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Proven Advice To Save You Money On Your Car Insurance Bill

<b>Virginia Beach, Virginia</b> – Recent articles indicate that only 5% of drivers pay less than $50 a month for car insurance – but EverQuote is changing …

How the brain stores memories | Daniel Glaser

Memory loss is gradual but, unlike computers, we have inbuilt backups<p>Every week there is a new dementia study, raising hopes that we can find a way to halt memory loss. Interestingly, in any form of dementia our memories don’t vanish immediately but fade gradually – our memory systems have a …

Memory Loss

A Medical Medium Says to Eat These 3 Things for Spiritual Healing

We're all committed to nourishing our bodies, but do you ever think about feeding your soul? Medical medium Anthony William believes in the inherent …

Can prescribing weed help New York kick its opioid habit? Doctors try to use cannabis to treat chronic pain but prescription drugs remain easier and cheaper to get

A proposal to allow medical marijuana for chronic pain offers hope for patients and cannabis startups, but narcotic painkillers remain less expensive …

Cannabis

Do These 7 Things to Age Well

Exercise, diet, even attitude can be as important as genetics when it comes to growing old gracefully. “Old age,” as Bette Davis once said, “is no …

Are Kids Getting Too Many Vaccines?

Political leaders and parents have expressed concerns that young children are getting too many vaccines, often for diseases that aren’t raging …

A Diabetes Drug Has Shut Down Cancer's Primary Way of Making Energy

A Welcomed Side Effect<p>While the typical side effects noted along with medications include upset stomach, headache, and difficulty operating heavy …

Cancer

Here's a List of All the U.S. Govt's Rogue Twitter Accounts Fighting Trump's Crackdown on Science

As Trump tries to muzzle the flow of information, NASA, the EPA and others fight back<p>Since taking office last week, President Trump has been ordering …

9 Celebrity Nutritionist–Approved Ways to Beat Your Sugar Cravings

As I sit here writing this, I'm munching on a pink Himalayan–salted dark chocolate caramel bar. I don't even like dark chocolate, but this particular …

The Meaning of 'Access' to Health Care

Why Republicans like HHS nominee Tom Price are emphasizing “universal access” over “universal coverage”<p>Representative Tom Price, President Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, has a word he uses often when he talks about his vision for health care in the United States: …

Health Care

5 Science-Based Strategies to Quiet Your Mind When Your Brain Is Buzzing

Your brain isn't designed to work at full steam all the time, so regularly simmering down with a few science hacks is a brilliant move for your well-being and career.<p>There's something to be said about the energizing hum that comes along with doing, succeeding, producing. But a peculiar phenomenon …

New Organisms With Synthetic DNA Could Lead to Entirely New Life Forms

Two synthetic base pairs have been added to the DNA of E. coli, and the microbes are thriving.<p>Scientists continue to inch closer and closer to medical breakthroughs by tinkering with DNA. At the end of 2016, the CRISPR gene-editing tool was used for the first time on human cancer patients, and now, …

Why Do We Get Fat? Sugar, Says Science Writer Gary Taubes

“You’ve got sugar always at the scene of the crime.”<p><b>David Ludwig</b>, MD, PhD., is a practicing endocrinologist at Boston Children’s Hospital, professor …

For Diabetes White Rice Is Worse than Soda - Constitutional Health Daily

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Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death among Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries, is a prominent feature of heart disease and can affect any artery in the body, including those serving the heart and brain. This can …

Republican Plan To Replace Obamacare Would Turn Medicaid Over To States

Republicans plan to turn control of Medicaid over to the states as part of their replacement for the Affordable Care Act, according to an adviser to President Donald Trump.<p>Kellyanne Conway, a counselor to Trump, told NBC News's <i>Sunday Today</i> with Willie Geist, that the health care law that will …

Scientists have caught viruses talking to each other—and that could be the key to new anti-viral drugs

Some of the greatest scientific discoveries have been accidental. To that list, Israeli scientists have added one more. They’ve discovered for the first time an instance of viruses leaving messages for other viruses.<p>What makes the discovery remarkable is that scientists expect such communication …

Microbiology

New York’s Governor Just Safeguarded Free Access to Birth Control and Medically Necessary Abortions for More Than 2 Million Women

In the hours before the Women’s Marches that swept across the U.S. and the rest of the world on Saturday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced some <i>good</i> reproductive rights news for women in his state—namely, safeguarding women’s free access to most forms of birth control and medically necessary …

Health Care

Spending Time Around Traffic Is Literally Destroying Your Brain

New research finds a marked increase in dementia among those living by busy roadways.<p>The highways around where I live in Portland, Oregon are like congestion voids—black holes or boundless oceans. You go in hoping to reappear elsewhere in the city or beyond, but without any assurance of exiting at …

Why you need to mind your magnesium intake

If you don't pay much attention to magnesium in your diet, it's time you did: According to a large review of studies, this often-overlooked mineral defends against Type 2 diabetes, stroke and heart failure.<p>Magnesium is implicated in more than 300 bodily processes. It's used to make DNA and …

Just ONE of These Each Day DOUBLES Your Diabetes Risk

For all the naysayers still denying the link between diabetes and diet soda, a new study just put several more nails in the coffin of your arguments. …

Diabetes

White Rice Could Be Worse than Soda For Diabetics

Rice is a large component of the typical Asian diet, but health authorities are now saying that this staple food is even worse than sugary drinks. …

Diabetes

Intricate 3D model predicts when heart patients will die​

Scientists in the UK have developed an artificial intelligence system that can analyze the medical test results of patients with a heart disorder and …

The 1 exercise to help with lower back pain

If you're not familiar with foam rolling, or myofascial release, it might be the solution for all of your aches and pains. Myofascial release is a safe and effective hands-on technique that involves applying gentle, sustained pressure into the myofascial connective tissue (surrounding your muscles) …

Why You're Not Losing Weight | Goop

Despite what we’ve long been told, and the pervasive amount of food- and fat-shaming in our culture, the number on the scale isn’t always a simple …

Wellness

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<i>Written by Stephanie Draus, ND; Updated April 05, 2018</i><p>Coffee is a stimulant, which is exactly why many people drink it, using the caffeinated brew to wake up, spark the intellect and keep the body moving. Like all stimulants, caffeine affects the heart as well as the brain and muscles. Drinking too …

High Blood Pressure

Regulate Your Hormones the Natural Way With These 6 Foods

Anyone who's ever experienced an imbalance can speak to hormones' pervasive role in influencing behavior. From determining fertility to shaping the …