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Bedtime use of media devices more than doubles the risk of poor sleep in children

Children using devices such as smartphones and tablets at bedtime have over double the risk of a disrupted night’s sleep compared to children without access to such devices, according to a new study led by researchers from King’s College London. Previous research suggests that 72 per cent of children and 89 per cent of adolescents have at least one device …

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DOES TYLENOL MAKE US MISS MISTAKES?

Acetaminophen is an effective painkiller, but it could also be blocking our brain’s ability to detect errors. “Past research tells us physical pain and social rejection share a neural process that we experience as distress, and both have been traced to same part of the brain,” says Dan Randles, postdoctoral fellow at the University of Toronto. Recent research has begun …

Psych Meds Put 49 Million Americans at Risk for Cancer – Dr. Kelly Brogan, M.D.

With 1 in 5 Americans taking a psychiatric medication, most of whom, long term, we should probably start to learn a bit more about them. In fact, it would have been in the service of true informed consent to have investigated long-term risks before the deluge of these meds seized our population over the past thirty years. You may be …

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Lab Tests: McDonald’s ‘Devastates’ Gut Health in 10 Days – Anthony Gucciardi

We all know food at McDonald’s is virtually unfit for human consumption. Now, disturbing new lab results have reportedly demonstrated the true extent of the damage you are doing to your body when you eat fast food. Specifically, we’re talking about the ‘devastation’ of your gut health — the attack on the most important part of your biological immune response. In a …

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Turmeric Boosts Working Memory In One Small Dose – Sayer Ji

Interest in turmeric as a tonic and regenerative agent for brain conditions is growing rapidly. Given the increased prevalence of neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, as well as an alarming uptick in brain cancer and the cognitively impairing metabolic dysregulations associated with type 2 diabetes. Turmeric and its primary polyphenol curcumin hold great promise as an alternative to pharmaceuticals, none of …