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CTE Discovered in More Than 99 Percent of Deceased NFL Players’ Brains in Study

According to findings published Tuesday, more than 99 percent of brains from deceased former NFL players that were examined for a study contained chronic traumatic encephalopathy. The study was published by medical journal JAMA (h/t CNN.com's Daniella Emanuel), and it…

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Stressful Events Can Age The Brain By Up To 4 Years

Stressful Events Can Age the Brain by up to 4 Years

Poorer thinking skills, a decline in memory—this is your brain on stress, a new study finds. Stressful life events—like being fired from a job, getting divorced, or fighting in a war—can age the brain by up to four years, according to…

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Ingredients To Avoid In Your Personal Care Products (and their top concerns)

PHTHALATES: cancer, toxicity, endocrine disruption, allergies TRICLOSAN: persistence, bio accumulation, organ system toxicity, endocrine disruption, eye, skin, and lung irritant FORMALDEHYDE: cancer, toxicity, immunotoxicity, irritation and endocrine (hormone) disruption, mutagenic COAL TAR DERIVITIVES: cancer, toxicity, allergies, immunotoxicity, endocrine (hormone) disruption,…

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Electric Stimulation Of The Brain Boosts Creativity And Problem-Solving Skills

Electric Stimulation of the Brain Boosts Creativity and Problem-Solving Skills

Electrical brain stimulation can improve people's ability to think creatively, research says. They became better at solving little arithmetic problems which required 'thinking outside the box'.   We tend to complete tasks and tackle problems using our past experiences, applying previously…

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Why Do Thyroid Disorders Affect Women More Often Than Men?

Why Do Thyroid Disorders Affect Women More Often Than Men?

Here’s what to know about thyroid dysfunction — and how to get tested. Although millions of men experience thyroid dysfunction, women are 10 times more likely to have a thyroid imbalance. The reasons are uncertain, but according to integrative physician…

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How Stress Affects Your Brain, And Simple Techniques To Reduce Stress And Develop Greater Resilience

How Stress Affects Your Brain, and Simple Techniques to Reduce Stress and Develop Greater Resilience

Among all the factors contributing to poor health and early death, stress is perhaps the most pernicious. In bygone days, the stress response was a lifesaving biological function, enabling us to run from predators or take down prey. But today,…

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