Drinking tart cherry juice improves sleep and cures insomnia, new study shows

Tart cherry juice cures insomnia Flickr: “more cherries” Julie Danielle A new study by researchers at Louisiana State University, “Tart Cherry Juice Increases Sleep Time in Older Adults with Insomnia,? presented April 28, 2014 at the Experimental Biology 2014 meeting found drinking Montmorency tart cherry juice twice a day for two weeks helped increase sleep …

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New study finds ginseng can treat and prevent influenza H1N1 and cold virus

Ginseng roots in a market in Seoul Wikipedia Commons Georgia State University’s new Institute for Biomedical Sciences reports on April 21, 2014, in a news release, “Ginseng Can Treat And Prevent Influenza And Respiratory Virus, Researcher Finds“, that ginseng can treat and prevent influenza. Scientist Sang-Moo Kang reports in a recent issue of “Nutrients” and …

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Scientists find link between negative emotions and inflammation

Links between emotional states (like anger, anxiety, and depression), brain function and inflammation Photo credit: Philip Bitnar / Koukej Makak Production on Flickr (cc) Finally, scientists are closing in on the mind-body connection. In new groundbreaking research, they have discovered yet one more link between emotional states (like anger, anxiety, and depression), brain function and …

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America debuts an all marijuana cigarette and the Club of Hashish-Eaters

Celebstoner and The Cannabist announced on April 28, 2014, that 10-pack Cranfords Cannabis Cigarettes with 100 milligrams of THC are now available for sale in stores in Colorado. This isn’t the first time in history cannabis has made a major debut. Until mid nineteenth century, cannabis use remained quite secretive in Europe until the dawn …

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Music practice for just 30 minutes can improve language skills, new study says

Musical training improves brain function Photo credit: woodleywonderworks on Flickr (cc) Can 30 minutes of music training make you better at using language and math? We normally think that speech, language, logic and numbers are left brain activities; while images, imagination, day-dreaming and music are right brain. The left hemisphere is for logic and science …

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Psychology news: Free online app predicts relationship compatibility

Online app determines writing style compatibility Wikimedia Commons “Are you and your ‘special someone’ on the same page? Are you clicking? In synch? Seeing eye to eye? Communicating effectively?? Dr. James Pennebaker and doctoral student Molly Ireland and their colleagues at the University of Texas at Austin examined whether the speaking and writing styles couples …

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Scientific study: Being too clean may be making you depressed

Are depressed people too clean? Flickr: April Spreeman According to Emory University neuroscientist Charles Raison, MD, in a review article in the December 2010 issue of Archives of General Psychiatry; there is mounting evidence that our lack of contact with microorganisms in the soil, food and gut, due to our excessive cleanliness, may be contributing …

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Astrology Organizations 101: What are the major astrological organizations?

Hermes Trismegistus Wikipedia Besides taking classes, reading books and joining groups, there are national organizations that provide education and degrees in astrology, initiate research projects and provide grants. Some protect astrologer’s legal rights and have succeeded in changing laws restricting astrological studies and practice. All these organizations have newsletters, journals, libraries, conferences. They also are …

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Oracles 101: Where can I find the best free online oracles?

These online oracles are more than computer generated quips. They are insightful, supportive and encourage understanding and awareness. Enjoy these websites and let them help you on your journey! The Zap Oracle “The Zap Oracle,” written by Jonathan Zap, a high school English teacher, photographer, philosopher and author on human evolution and mythology, has created …

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