Category Archives: Health News

Medical Hypnosis: You Are Getting Very Healthy

An article in The Wall Street Journal written by Melinda Beck on Hypnosis and its increasing use and acceptance in medicine. One person undergoing chemotherapy, uses self-hypnosis to help relieve anxiety and make things as easy as possible while undergoing the procedure. A psychologist who has a curable form of leukemia found that hypnosis helped… Continue Reading

Why BMI Is BS

The BMI scale is something you hear about everywhere — the gym, your doctor’s office, the health food store. It’s supposed to be an easy way to gauge your health, except for a small fact: BMI scores are meaningless! Laci explains why BMI is a joke. With my work, I have had to discuss with… Continue Reading

Effect of 20 min of Yoga on the Brain

An article from Science Daily reports on research that indicates that a 20 minute session of yoga improves speed and accuracy on tests of working memory and inhibitory control, two measures of brain function associated with the ability to maintain focus and take in, retain and use new information. The practice involves an active mindfulness… Continue Reading

Ranting on Websites May Just Make You Angrier

Barbara Bronson Gray from WebMD News discusses, when people rant angrily on the internet it may feel good at that time to get the anger off your chest, but two new studies suggest you may become more angry and frustrated over time. This is in contrast to what they believe, they believed that letting it out makes you feel better, and you may temporarily, but… Continue Reading

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