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Sleep and Memory: How They Work Together

Sleep and Memory: How They Work Together

Research over more than a century has also established that sleep plays an important role in memory retention. More recently, studies have begun to establish more precisely how the connection between sleep and memory works.


Risk of Hospital Readmission High for Broken Heart Syndrome

Risk of Hospital Readmission High for “Broken Heart” Syndrome

Though not having a heart attack, patients with “broken heart” syndrome still face considerable risk of hospital readmission and in-hospital death. This is the main finding of a study led by researchers at NYU School of Medicine and published online Oct. 2 in the European Heart Journal—Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes.



Red Cross Offers Summer Safety Tips for All Season Long

Red Cross Offers Summer Safety Tips for All Season Long

The long Memorial Day weekend – the unofficial start of summer – is here. With it comes outdoor fun in the sunshine, whether at the beach or pool, or right in your own backyard. The American Red Cross wants you to have fun and be safe with tips you can follow to have a great holiday weekend and entire summer season.


With Back Pain, Exercise May Be the Cure

With Back Pain, Exercise May Be the Cure

When the pain is all behind you, just keep moving. That’s a suggestion from the Atlantic Spine Center which says chronic, non-specific lower back pain may be best treated with low-impact exercises, yoga, Pilates, heat, massage therapy, physiotherapy, and other “non-medicinal” approaches.



Spring Into A Healthier You!

Spring Into A Healthier You!

For many of us, winter can be a time in which eating habits are put on the back burner. With warmer temperatures right around the corner, there’s no better time that now to make some changes and spring into a healthier lifestyle.



Avoiding the Dangers of Light at Night

Avoiding the Dangers of Light at Night

Exposure at night to the 10 – 30% blue light content of conventional LEDs has a profound negative effect on many aspects of human health and performance. CIRCADIAN® Light’s new NightSafe™ LEDs are the first lights verified by UL to emit white light with less than 2% blue content at night.


Take a Tip from the Butterflies: Don’t Touch It

Take a Tip from the Butterflies: Don’t Touch It

“If butterflies land there, don’t put your hand there” – unless you are just “itching” to touch it. That’s the caution from Robert Levine of Advanced Dermatology PC on the dangers of touching poison ivy and related outdoor plants like poison oak and poison sumac, whose oily substance can cause serious skin reactions.


Workers at High Risk of Hearing Loss

Workers at High Risk of Hearing Loss

Each year, 22 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous noise, making hearing loss the third most common chronic physical condition among American adults. To stem the epidemic of workplace hearing loss, the International Safety Equipment Association is launching its “Listen Today to Hear Tomorrow” campaign today.