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Day: November 8, 2017

Poor Sleep Tires Out Your Brain Cells, Making You Slow & Forgetful

S u m m a r y : Poor sleep tires out your brain cells, resulting in you becoming temporarily forgetful and inattentive, says a new paper published in the journal Nature Medicine. Tired Brain Cells Make You Forget Why do we behave weirdly when we are sleep-deprived? Ever wondered why you become inattentive and

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Virtual Reality Reduces Pain in Children During Medical Procedures

S u m m a r y : Using virtual reality (VR) during certain medical procedures, like blood draw, reduces pain in children, says a new study published in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology. A Virtual Pain-Killer Having to go through medical procedures is, undoubtedly, stressful, for both adults and children. Even the mere thought

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Push Ups & Sit Ups Prolong Life

S u m m a r y : Strength-based exercise like push ups and sit ups can prolong your life, says a new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology. Do More Push Ups & Sit Ups The benefits of physical exercise are no secret to us. The human body is made in such

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