Sleep: The Shift In Your Sleep Which May Be An ‘Early’ Marker of Dementia
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Sleep: The Shift In Your Sleep Which May Be An ‘Early’ Marker of Dementia

Sleep is one of those tricky problems. We struggle to fall asleep. We struggle to stay asleep. We struggle to get good sleep. But our sleep schedule can actually tell us a lot about our body, health, and state of mind. A new study shows, that how long you sleep may be a warning sign…

How Much Water You’re Actually Supposed To Drink Each Day – And Why
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How Much Water You’re Actually Supposed To Drink Each Day – And Why

We’ve all heard the folk wisdom that eight cups of water a day is the magic amount to keep your body going strong. However, just like the human body has different caloric needs, depending on a variety of factors, each body needs a different amount of water to stay functional. Below, we’ll explore hydration and…

Fibromyalgia Likely the Result of Autoimmune Problems
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Fibromyalgia Likely the Result of Autoimmune Problems

Sometimes it may seem all of the new findings, investigations, and studies in medicine can be far too much for the average person to keep track of. Fortunately, specialists across the medical landscape know the advancements in research that are available to them, and are constantly diving deep into research that may help solve patients’…

Having Closer Friends Long-term Keeps Cortisol Levels Low for Life
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Having Closer Friends Long-term Keeps Cortisol Levels Low for Life

According to former Beckman Institute postdoctoral researchers Michelle Rodrigues and Si On Yoon, there is a tie between female friendship and cortisol response. Their study looked at how age and familiarity with those we interact with impacts a conversation, reviewing the effectiveness and stress responses generated from those conversations. Friendship Health Benefits: What Are Friends…

Can’t Sleep? Have You Tried Working Out?
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Can’t Sleep? Have You Tried Working Out?

Nothing can be more frustrating than lying down for a good night’s sleep only to find yourself tossing and turning. You might also find you fall to sleep right away, but then wake in the middle of the night. However, poor sleep is not just frustrating. It can also interfere with your health. According to…

Here Is Where Spirituality Lives in the Brain
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Here Is Where Spirituality Lives in the Brain

What happens in the brain during a spiritual experience? New research from Brigham and Women’s Hospital shows that humans do indeed have a spiritual region in the brain. The study showed that spirituality resides in the periaqueductal grey (known as PAG). This centralized location is also where the brain conditions fear, altruistic behaviors, and unconditional…

Florida Woman Sentenced to 30 Days in Jail for Coughing on Cancer Patient

Florida Woman Sentenced to 30 Days in Jail for Coughing on Cancer Patient

Florida Woman Coughs on Cancer Patient A Florida woman has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for intentionally coughing on a cancer patient during an altercation at a Pier 1 store. On June 21, 2020, Heather Sprague noticed Debra Jo Hunter berating Pier 1 employees for not giving her a refund on an item…