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Need a Boost of Creativity? Take a Power Nap
We all run out of steam from time to time at work. Usually we just fight through it with a third cup of coffee, but there may be a better idea: Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center recently discovered that short naps may improve the function of the right brain.
Meningitis Recall Hits Montana
This morning, October 17, the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services released the following recall notice for ALL products from the New England Compounding Center, which is the assumed source of the nation-wide meningitis outbreak:
The Department of Public Health and Human Services (D…
Beer Muscles Are a Real Thing Now, Says Science
There have been countless naysayers throughout the years guilty of spewing out health-nut, anti-beer propaganda in hopes of convincing a society of two-fisted boozehounds that a drinker’s lifestyle is detrimental to his health.
However, an ambitious and heroic team of Japanese scientists has recently…
Reason 2,423,877 to Quit Smoking: It Ruins Sleepy Time
As the surgeon general helpfully details on every pack of cigarettes, there are many health problems associated with smoking. But here's a new one: Smoking can cause restless nights.
German researchers surveyed the sleep habits of 1,100 smokers and 1,200 non-smokers...
Is Sneezing Into Your Elbow the Healthy Thing to Do?
Most of us have been taught to cover our mouths when we cough or sneeze, but for the last five years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been trying to persuade kids to cover their convulsive expulsions with their elbows, instead of using their hands.

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