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How Often Should a Multivitamin Be Taken?

Every supermarket, drug store, and discount department store sells multivitamins these days. Additionally, there are all kinds of daily multivitamins and supplements sold online. Many claim that if one vitamin pill is good for you, then two might be better. However, could taking too many multivitamins be dangerous, or at least, unhealthy?

Affects of Sleep Deprivation Go Beyond Simple Tiredness

In today's world, many of are on a tight schedule, trying to be there for our careers, our family, for our society, and for our own fun. Sometimes it just seems like there aren't enough hours in the day...so we borrow some...from the night. We somehow manage to get by on less than the recommended eight or nine hours of sleep a night. That can't be good for us, can it?

Eating For Healthy Aging

Time is against us in many things, including when it comes to nutrition. Our bodies change and we have to take charge of how we eat to help combat the effects of aging.

Which is Better? Use a Treadmill, Or Walk Or Run Outside?

I am writing this in the New Year's resolution time of year. Many people think that they should lose weight or at least get physically fit. Many will choose to do so by walking or running, and some of those will wonder whether they should buy a treadmill or just do their walking or running outside. Here are a few thoughts from someone who has spent a lot of time, and some of your tax dollars, doing both.

Not enough known about chronic brain injury

I’m skeptical that this will make a difference.  We have very little knowledge about repetitive trauma to the brain and chronic brain injury.  All a neurologist will be able to say after a concussion is that the player is back to his/her steady state.  There is little data to inform whether or not a second, ... Continue reading »

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