Megan Wilke

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Wealthier Americans now get much more health care than middle class or poor: Harvard study - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Inequality in the use of health care has increased dramatically in recent years, with wealthier Americans, who tend to be healthier, now consuming …

Loneliness Can Increase Your Risk of Mental Health Issues, Scientists Find

:(<p>A large Australian study suggests that feelings of loneliness could lead to other mental health problems such as depression, social anxiety, and …

Mental Health

We’ve long blamed carbs for making us fat. What if that’s wrong?

Good science keeps debunking the war on pasta and bread.<p>It’s one of the most hotly contested areas of dieting: How much do carbohydrates matter when it comes to weight loss?<p>If you ask a number of celebrities and authors of diet books, it’s pasta, bread, and cookies that stand between you and a …

Simplify Your Fitness and Diet -- The World Is Your Gym (Danny Kavadlo Tells You How)

We need to free our minds and focus on good movement. Less labels, less compartmentalisation. Keep it simple. - Danny Kavadlo<p>Danny Kavadlo and his brother Al are two of the world's leading and sought after fitness experts. They run workshops and write for fitness publications across the planet. …

Exercise

The Dangers Of Leaving Varicose Veins Untreated

Image Source<p>Varicose veins are typically seen as unsightly blemishes under the skin. But treating these dilated blood vessels is about more than just appearances. Leaving varicose veins untreated can lead to a variety of serious medical conditions. Most patients with varicose veins report symptoms …

Inflammation

The Science Of A Good Night's Rest: Fall Asleep Within Minutes

How would you feel after a restless night?<p>How about two nights? Or 10 nights in a row?<p>On December 28, 1963, Randy Gardner, with the help of two classmates, went on a mission to find out how his body would respond if he stayed awake until January 8, 1964, making a total of 264 hours (or 11 days).<p>To …

Terrorism

Vagus Nerve Stimulation Dramatically Reduces Inflammation

Inflammatory responses play a central role in the development and persistence of many diseases and can lead to debilitating chronic pain. In many …

Immune System