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E-readers Affects Quality of Sleep

keyboardReaders beware. Your e-reader could be harming your quality of sleep.

Exposure to light during evening and early nighttime hours suppresses release of the sleep-facilitating hormone melatonin and shifts the circadian clock, making it harder to fall asleep at bedtime.

 

 

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13 Tips for Surviving the Holidays: Part One

By Dr. Ronald Hoffman

Thanksgiving Day

This week marks the official launch of the “holiday season.” It’s supposed to be a joyous time, full of fellowship and hope, but for many it’s a time of stress and gluttony. We embark on a non-stop “potlatch” of overeating and drinking, our exercise resolve falls by the wayside, we shop incessantly and rack up credit card debt, and we often find that the holidays don’t meet our idyllic expectations. Instead of feeling uplifted, we wind up feeling stressed, exhausted, physically out of sorts, and depressed.
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16 Supplements to Help Prevent Alzheimer’s

By Dr. Ronald Hoffman

 

A new study from the Cleveland Clinic has revealed that 99.6 percent of Alzheimer’s drug trials are unsuccessful.

 

Of 244 drugs tested from 2002 to 2012, only one drug was a success—and a very partial one at that, with only temporary small benefits. Continue reading