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Aging and sleep: Making changes for brain health

By |2021-12-10T20:31:58+00:00December 10th, 2021|

As a neuropsychologist, my research interests have focused on the link between sleep and cognitive health. As I have gotten older, I have personally come to appreciate the restorative power of a good night’s sleep for thinking, memory, and functioning at my best. Sleep affects our overall health, including our hormones and immune system. Neurobiological [...]

7 Ways To Prepare For Allergy Season, According To Experts

By |2021-12-10T20:31:56+00:00December 10th, 2021|

Spring has officially sprung. The days are quickly getting warmer, the trees are becoming greener, and the gloominess of winter is beginning to lift. However, on a not-so-pleasant note, the arrival of spring also means allergy season will soon be in full bloom (pun totally intended). You may still be recovering from the last few [...]

My Daughter Nearly Died of Sepsis. Here’s How You Can Stay Safe

By |2021-12-10T20:31:55+00:00December 10th, 2021|

We thought it was the flu. On a bleak winter afternoon, my 16-year-old daughter came home early from school, complaining of a fever and sore throat. Less than 48 hours later, I was sitting next to her in an ambulance, careening toward the nearest emergency room.   CC0 Creative Commons, Pixabay Read more… The post My Daughter Nearly [...]

Kale vs. Spinach: Which Is Heart-Healthier?

By |2021-12-10T20:31:54+00:00December 10th, 2021|

Discover which leafy green is better for your body Kale and spinach — both “super veggies” — are packed with nutrients because they’re leafy greens. To find out if one or the other is better for your heart, we asked Heart & Vascular Institute dietitians Julia Zumpano, RD, LD, and Kate Patton, MEd, RD, CSSD, [...]

USDA Shifts Emergency Funds to Address Virulent Newcastle Disease in California

By |2021-12-10T20:31:54+00:00December 10th, 2021|

Secretary Perdue is making available an additional $45 million to the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and its partners to address the ongoing virulent Newcastle disease (vND) outbreak in southern California.  This funding will allow APHIS and the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) to strengthen their joint efforts to stop the spread of this [...]

GAA: CBC report on antibiotics in shrimp misleading

By |2021-12-10T20:31:52+00:00December 10th, 2021|

The Global Aquaculture Alliance is criticizing a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation report that linked imported farmed shrimp with antimicrobial resistance as misleading. After testing 51 frozen shrimp products from major grocery stores across Canada, CBC Marketplace found that 17 percent carried bacteria, such as E.coli and staph aureus, that were resistant to at least one antibiotic. The report included stories [...]

Print Materials for Everyone on Antibiotics

By |2021-12-10T20:31:51+00:00December 10th, 2021|

The print materials provide education on when antibiotics are needed and when they are not, emphasize the importance of appropriate antibiotic use, and explain why antibiotic resistance is one of the world’s most pressing public health problems. We encourage you to share these materials with your partners and colleagues. Brochure Antibiotics Aren’t Always the Answer [...]

7 ways to reduce stress and keep blood pressure down

By |2021-12-10T20:31:08+00:00December 10th, 2021|

When it comes to preventing and treating high blood pressure, one often-overlooked strategy is managing stress. If you often find yourself tense and on-edge, try these seven ways to reduce stress. Read more… The post 7 ways to reduce stress and keep blood pressure down appeared first on Healthier Environment Living Program.

Not Vaccinating Your Kids Endangers Public Health

By |2021-12-10T20:31:03+00:00December 10th, 2021|

[Editor’s Note: This opinion essay is in response to our current Big Question, which we posed to experts with different viewpoints: “Where should society draw the line between requiring vaccinations for children and allowing parental freedom of choice?”] Society has a right and at times an obligation to require children to be vaccinated. Vaccines are [...]

Food and mood: Is there a connection?

By |2021-12-10T20:31:01+00:00December 10th, 2021|

Here’s what the research says about diet and depression. If you’ve ever found yourself in front of the TV after a bad day, mindlessly digging ice cream out of the container with a spoon, you know that mood and food are sometimes linked. But while stress eating is a verified phenomenon, the relationship between food [...]