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By Casie Leigh Lukes
Functional-medicine doc and hormone expert Aviva Romm, MD, talks to us about the health effects of hormonal contraception — and what to do about it.
Woman standing on beach in the sun
By Jack Challem
Here are five expert tips to help you calibrate your vitamin D intake.
A person picks up something on a beach.
By Sheila Mulrooney Eldred
How do we protect ourselves from increased air pollution, contaminated water, the spread of Lyme disease, and other health effects of climate change?
Canadian Postpartum Supplements
By Casie Leigh Lukes
A trio of supplements supports brain changes in women during postpartum.
By Heidi Wachter
New research shows that living near a natural setting isn’t just good for the birds.
By Michael Dregni
Although two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s are women, the answer is, “Not necessarily.”
By Courtney Helgoe
Experts say 2017 will be a high-risk year for Lyme disease. Here’s what to do about it.
By Michael Dregni
Research shows that lifestyle choices are the key to prevention. Here are four ways to protect yourself.
By Courtney Helgoe
A new JAMA Internal Medicine study finds that treatment with acupuncture may reduce the frequency of these debilitating headaches.
Illustration of brain with maze of string
By Michael Dregni
Breakthroughs in understanding dementia are leading to new healthcare approaches. Nutrition, lifestyle, and sleep may be the keys to prevention.
By Heidi Wachter
New research finds the microbes in your gut may play a major role in escalating the chronic brain disease.
Silence is Golden
By Brian Johnson
Key insights from a legendary Zen Buddhist master on how cultivating silence creates a joyful, nourishing life.
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By Kaelyn Riley
New study suggests that rigorous training may prevent neurodegenerative diseases.
By Heidi Wachter
Women taking oral contraceptives suffer a higher incidence of depression, a new study finds.
By Michael Dregni
The key to avoiding Alzheimer's is fighting neuroinflammation. How do you do that? Rudolph Tanzi, PhD, says it's all about lifestyle choices.
TBI Expert Interviews
By Michael Dregni
Three experts weigh in on how to treat concussions and other head injuries.
Alzheimer's Notes
By Michael Dregni
Writer Greg O’Brien fights his early-onset dementia by chronicling the effects of the disease in the stunning memoir On Pluto.
Exercise for the Brain
By Michael Dregni
A new study has identified the most beneficial workouts for your neurological health.
Teens and Antidepressants
By Kaelyn Riley
A new study suggests that most commonly prescribed drugs may not be the answer for adolescents suffering with major depression.
Poor Fitness Now = Smaller Brain Later
By Kaelyn Riley
Recent research has linked mediocre fitness in midlife with smaller brain size down the road.
Alzheimer's Treatments
By Jill Metzler Patton
New perspectives in Alzheimer’s disease research from experts at the 2016 Association of Health Care Journalism conference.
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