30 Health & Wellness Articles Worth Your Time

Want to damage your teeth? Here’s how! On the other hand, opening beer bottles with his teeth was not the cause of George Washington’s famous dental woes. (His dentures weren’t made out of wood either.) More about the bad old days of dentistry. Yes, teeth are made for tearing and chewing food. But what to […]

Healthy Hearts Don’t Need “Preventive” Aspirin, & Other News of Note

Healthy People Don’t Need Aspirin to Prevent Heart Disease (HuffPo) Healthy people shouldn’t be taking aspirin to prevent heart disease, researchers say in a new report that casts doubt on recommendations from U.S. health officials. * * * [Dr. Kausik] Ray and his colleagues took a fresh look at nine previous trials of aspirin use […]

Live Better : Laugh More (Guest Post)

Uplifting emotions help create health in the body, mind, and spirit. According to bestselling author and psychologist John Gray, wellness flows directly from being happy. In Practical Miracles for Mars & Venus: Nine Principles for Lasting Love, Increasing Success, and Vibrant Health in the Twenty-First Century, he insists, “We have to create new opportunities for […]

Fluoride in Black Tea & Other News of Note

Black Tea Contains More Fluoride Than Ever Thought (Foodconsumer) Black tea may contain a higher concentration of fluoride than previously thought, according to a new study cited in a press release by Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Gary Whiteford of the School of Dentistry, co-author of the study, suggests that heavy tea drinkers could get […]

Pesticide/Parkinson’s Connection and Other News of Note

Pesticide Linked to Disease in Valley (Modesto Bee) For years, researchers have suspected commercial pesticides put people at risk for Parkinson’s disease. Now evidence in the San Joaquin Valley suggests it’s true. Researchers have found a strong connection between the debilitating neurological disease and long-term exposure to pesticides, particularly to a fungicide that is sprayed […]

News on Fibromyalgia, Epstein-Barr, Inflammation and More

Fibromyalgia Can No Longer Be Called the “Invisible” Syndrome (Science Daily) Using single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), researchers in France were able to detect functional abnormalities in certain regions in the brains of patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia, reinforcing the idea that symptoms of the disorder are related to a dysfunction in those parts of […]

Daydreaming and Other Things to Do…

Lots of great articles out there that we’ve read over the past few weeks. Rather than recapping everything, we’ll just give you the links in this handy to-do list form. (Why a to-do list? Why not?!) Enjoy! TO DO Daydream Cultivate mindfulness Know the truth about Prozac Treat depression without drugs Learn to be happy […]