brain health

  1. Well-being

    Not clocking 7 hours of sleep is causing brain damage

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    Do you regularly get less than seven hours of sleep a night? Careful, you could be causing yourself serious brain damage.
  2. Diet

    How fish oil could repair severe brain injuries

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    In January, CNN featured a story about a teenager who had suffered a serious brain injury in an accident — a brain injury...
  3. Living

    31 Words to sophisticate your dialect

    Don't let Russell Brand have all the fun! Sprinkle these 31 words into your conversations to help you sound smarter and more...
  4. Well-being

    Watch: Music awakens dementia patients

    Have an extra iPod? Donate it to a cause that brings music to patients with dementia — it very well may bring them back to life....
  5. Workouts

    How yoga improves your memory

    Having trouble remembering what you ate for breakfast? Perhaps the key to a more memorable morning (and life in general) has less to...
  6. Well-being

    How breathing issues cause chronic health problems in kids

    If you’ve been told that your child has a learning disability, demonstrates aggressive or bullying behavior, or exhibits...
  7. Well-being

    Neurobic tips: How to exercise your brain

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    Boost your memory and other skills with easy exercises designed to increase your brain power.
  8. Diet

    Drink up: Study shows hot chocolate helps your brain

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    A new study proves what you've always thought to be true: Chocolate is good for your brain!
  9. Relationships

    How your relationship can boost your brainpower

    Turns out, being in a happy, healthy relationship doesn't just make you feel good, it can actually make you smarter too! Read on to...
  10. Careers

    100 Words that instantly make you sound smarter

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    Whether you have a job interview or you just want to impress your boss, these 100 words will show people you're a savvy, capable woman.
  11. K-12

    Dream on: How daydreams make your kids smarter

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    Chances are good that you have scolded your child more than once to “Stop daydreaming!” But what if daydreaming is...
  12. Healthy Recipes

    Can food make you smarter?

    Does what we eat play a role in how well we remember things? Does our diet make us smarter?
  13. Diet

    Drink your way to a better brain

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    Drinking alcohol making you feel bad? Check out some new takes on making both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks work in new ways to...
  14. Careers

    100 Words that instantly make you sound dumber

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    The way you speak with friends may be inappropriate in a professional situation. Are you sabotaging your career with any of these...
  15. Well-being

    Can carbs cause Alzheimer's?

    Weight concerns are the No. 1 motivator for watching what we eat but could fear of losing your memory or your ability to live...
  16. Living

    11 Brain-boosting apps to try

    Give your brain a workout with these 11 apps that challenge your mental faculties.
  17. Well-being

    Use fists to boost memory

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    A study showed that the key to hanging on to and recalling memories may be right in your own two hands.
  18. Diet

    Exercise boosts brain memory

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    Two new studies shed light on how different types of exercise aid in cognitive function.
  19. Family Fun

    Youth sports: Good for their muscles and their brains

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    With parents encouraging their kids to compete with more intensity than ever before, youth sports sometimes get a bad reputation. Is...
  20. Well-being

    Brain power: Eat to improve your memory

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    Over time, certain foods and beverages can interfere with memory function. Conversely, removing these foods from the diet, and...