Mellow Music and Road Rage

Here’s some scientific evidence that you’re listening to the right radio station. A study in the journal Ergonomics finds that mellow music may help stave off road rage and switching to mellow music in the car may make you a … read more

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The Top 7 Things People Throw Out

It’s time for spring clean-up and you might want to purge all those useless items you’ve been saving for a rainy day. Here’s a list of the top 7 things people throw from JustJunk.com Old appliances from basements.  Even if … read more

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Botox and Depression

Here’s a fascinating possibility for the use of Botox, which is usually injected for cosmetic reasons. New research suggests it may be possible to treat depression by paralyzing key facial muscles with this drug which prevents people from frowning and … read more

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Grapefruit Interaction latest

It’s been 20 years since a Canadian doctored discovered that some drugs can interact with grapefruit juice causing adverse effects. Now Dr. David Bailey says the number of medications with that potential has jumped to more than 85. The possible … read more

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Spring Cycling

Springtime means many of us will be getting back on our bikes for exercise and transportation. It also means both cyclists and motorists must relearn how to share the road. Many drivers have fallen out of the habit of looking … read more

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Chocolate and Strokes

Here’s some great news about one of our favourite foods. Research out of St. Michael’s Hospital says eating chocolate may have a positive impact on stroke. The analysis involved a review of three prior studies, and it suggests eating about … read more

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Nostalgia

Do you like to think back on the good times in the past? Recent studies suggest nostalgia might be good for a person’s psychological health. Researchers from the University of Southhampton found that being nostalgic appeared to give the participants … read more

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Work Benefits of Volunteering

Volunteer work is good for the soul. That’s a given. A study out of Germany shows it may also help you perform better in your paying job. The study included people who worked five days a week and spent about … read more

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Anger and Heart Attacks

Here’s another reason to keep stay calm and control your temper. According to research published in the European Heart Journal, angry outbursts may raise your odds for a heart attack or stroke in the hours after the incident. Researchers from … read more

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WHO Sugar

How much sugar do you eat? The World Health Organization is again urging people to lower their intake. The global health agency has long maintained that  people should  make sure that no more than 10% of their daily calories come … read more

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