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Sleep

By Anahad O'Connor A little over a decade ago, scientists discovered that narcolepsy, the neurological disorder that leads to episodes of irresistible sleepiness, is caused by the loss of brain cells that produce hypocretin, a neurotransmitter that promotes wakefulness. But the discovery did not shed light on...

It’s time to get back to your roots (tree roots, that is). Lindsay Holmes Deputy Healthy Living Editor, The Huffington Post In his essay Nature, Ralph Waldo Emerson dives into the healing powers of the wilderness. “In the presence of nature,” he wrote, “a wild delight runs...

Josephine S. Minardo, Psy.D.  Licensed Clinical Psychologist We’ve all been there. A bad night’s sleep, a rough morning, dragging throughout the day, feeling sluggish and unmotivated, maybe even irritable. And it can get worse. Affecting eating patterns, impacting our sleep the next night and the next,...

Don’t set yourself up for failure by making goals that not even an Olympian could attain. By Elaine Cox, M.D. | Contributor Dec. 28, 2016, at 9:56 a.m. As the year ends, we start looking forward to making resolutions that improve our human condition in 2017. The most common New Year’s resolution is,...