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Alcohol Worsens Brain Function

Published: Jun 20th, 2017

A study recently published The BMJ evaluated the cognitive effects of drinking with a long-term observational study. This study categorized 550 people based on their alcohol consumption into abstainers, light, […]

Take a Breath!

Published: Apr 7th, 2017

How about a peaceful state of mind? There are a cluster of nerve cells in your brainstem that connect breathing to relaxation, attention, excitement and anxiety. That’s what researchers at […]

Can An App Reduce Your Anxiety?

Published: Mar 16th, 2017

  Treating symptoms of anxiety and depression can be difficult due to barriers such as lack of availability, cost, and time-constraints of therapies. There is a need for simpler and […]

Back Pain Information

Published: Feb 17th, 2017

Back pain is one of the leading reasons for physician visits in the U.S. Recently, the American College of Physicians (ACP) released new guidelines for treating chronic back pain. The […]

Better Blanket – Better Sleep

Published: Nov 8th, 2016

Weighted blankets are carefully designed quilts embedded with small plastic pellets. These “heavy” blankets improve sleep quality and to ease anxiety in adults with insomnia, according to recent study results. […]

Fibromyalgia and Loneliness

Published: Sep 7th, 2016

When we talk about fibromyalgia (FM) we always stress the importance of identifying pain triggers and improving symptoms. However, over the years less attention has been paid to the lack […]

Everyone is at Risk for Chronic Pain

Published: Aug 30th, 2016

Fibromyalgia (FM) has long been difficult to diagnose. However, over the last few years big strides have been made by establishing widely accepted diagnostic criteria. Today more FM patients receive […]

Takin’ it On the Chin!

Published: May 6th, 2015

For years researchers have tried to find ways to reduce, remove, and hide our double chins to no avail; leaving plastic surgery as the only option for double chin removal.  However, the […]