12 Simple ways to reduce your risk of chronic inflammation

Inflammation is a key part of your body’s immune response. It’s an indication that your body is trying to protect itself from harmful agents, such as bacteria, viruses and toxins. Without inflammation, wounds would fester and simple infections would become deadly. Acute inflammation, which occurs in response to tissue injury, is a type of inflammation that resolves in weeks. … Continue reading 12 Simple ways to reduce your risk of chronic inflammation

Echinacea extract can help address mild anxiety in adults, reveals study

Echinacea angustifolia, commonly known as purple cornflower, is one of many species of echinacea that can be found in eastern and central North America. A member of the daisy (Asteraceae) family, this popular herb is commonly used to prevent colds and other respiratory tract infections. The Native Americans who live on the Great Plains also use it as a natural … Continue reading Echinacea extract can help address mild anxiety in adults, reveals study

Homeopathy: Deal with anxiety naturally

Do never-ending worries assault you throughout the day and keep you awake at night? If you suffer from anxiety, it can make you feel nervous, restless, angry or sad — sometimes all at once. It can drive you to avoid certain events, people or situations or cause you to overplan for them. It eats away … Continue reading Homeopathy: Deal with anxiety naturally

Food for the brain: Review examines the link between diet and mental health

A review published in the journal European Neuropsychopharmacology shows that a person’s diet can improve or worsen his mental health, depending on the quality of the foods that he eats. European researchers arrived at this conclusion after reviewing past studies that examined the potential link between nutrition and mental health. The researchers found strong evidence that the Mediterranean diet, which is … Continue reading Food for the brain: Review examines the link between diet and mental health

Anthropologists warn that people have become so attached to smartphones that the devices are “becoming our homes”

A group of anthropologists from the U.K.’s University College London (UCL) came to the conclusion that humans have become so dependent on smartphones as part of everyday life that these mobile devices are “becoming our homes.” This is the conclusion the UCL anthropologists reached as part of a study that spent more than a year documenting smartphone use in nine countries around the … Continue reading Anthropologists warn that people have become so attached to smartphones that the devices are “becoming our homes”

Large-scale study finds that masking students is ineffective and a form of child abuse

A dataset called the “COVID dashboard project” has revealed that forcing children to wear a mask all day at school is a pointless exercise in child abuse. Put together by Brown University professor Emily Oster, the project was designed to fill the gap concerning the “coordinated federal effort to track COVID cases in context.” “By ‘in context’ I mean … Continue reading Large-scale study finds that masking students is ineffective and a form of child abuse

Poll: 3 in 10 healthcare workers consider leaving the field, citing burnout

More than a year into the coronavirus pandemic, some three in 10 healthcare workers say they have considered leaving the profession due to burnout and stress, a nationally representative survey out Thursday indicates. The survey, conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) and the Washington Post, revealed that roughly half of all healthcare workers are burned out, while … Continue reading Poll: 3 in 10 healthcare workers consider leaving the field, citing burnout

Spice is nice: 12 Ayurvedic herbs with incredible health benefits

Ayurveda is a traditional Indian system of medicine that is focused on helping an individual improve their overall well-being by keeping the mind, body and spirit in balance. Instead of treating diseases, Ayurvedic practitioners prevent health problems from occurring in the first place using a holistic approach that includes a balanced diet, regular exercise and … Continue reading Spice is nice: 12 Ayurvedic herbs with incredible health benefits

Here are 7 reasons to love dark chocolate

Chocolate comes in many forms: dark chocolate, bittersweet chocolate, unsweetened chocolate – even milk chocolate. But if you’re looking for the healthiest chocolate among the bunch, look no further than dark chocolate. Dark chocolate is made up of around 50 to 90 percent cocoa solids and no milk solids. This gives dark chocolate the advantage of having … Continue reading Here are 7 reasons to love dark chocolate

Candace Owens: Coronavirus vaccination for children “a type of child abuse”

Conservative commentator and Blexit leader Candace Owens called the experimental coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination for children “a type of child abuse.” On March 31, Owens tweeted: “Experimental vaccines on children who have an approximate 0% chance of dying from the virus for which they are being vaccinated against is a type of child abuse. Zero long term … Continue reading Candace Owens: Coronavirus vaccination for children “a type of child abuse”