Well: Phys Ed: How Muscle Workouts May Boost Brainpower
May 9, 2012, 12:01 pm by New York Times - Health
Muscles do appear to affect the mind, according to a study of drugs that simulate the effects of exercise in mice. Mice that had "exercised" did better on tests of memory and learning and had far more new neurons in brain areas central to learning and memory than mice that had remained quiet in their cages.
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Well: Mothers With Cancer
New York Times - Health : May 23, 2013, 12:33 pm
Children of mothers with cancer must learn this painful lesson early: the vulnerability of the figure on whom they have grounded their existence. With varying degrees of fearful awareness, such children intuit
Well: What’s in Your Green Tea?
New York Times - Health : May 23, 2013, 12:01 pm
A new report from ConsumerLab.com shows that some bottled varieties of green tea appear to be little more than sugar water, while some green tea leaves are contaminated with lead
Well: Awareness: Heartburn Tied to Throat Cancer
New York Times - Health : May 23, 2013, 10:00 am
Frequent heartburn increases the risk for throat cancer, a new study has found, and over-the-counter antacids may provide protection.
California Puts Tentative Price on Health Policies Under New Law
New York Times - Health : May 23, 2013, 9:49 am
Thirteen insurers had been chosen to sell policies through the insurance marketplace — or exchange — being created under the law.
Doctor and Patient: Doctors Ill Prepared for Patients With Disabilities
New York Times - Health : May 23, 2013, 3:56 am
Nearly 23 years after the Americans With Disabilities Act went into effect, patients with disabilities continue to receive inadequate medical care — and many cannot even get a doctor’s appointment.