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It’s long been held that you can’t bank sleep on the weekends—you need to get enough each and every night for optimal health. But there might be one important aspect of health that does benefit from a little more weekend sleep—longevity. Lack of sleep is hard on your heart and mind. It can make it […]

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You need sleep. Without it, you can’t function properly. On less than seven hours sleep your risk of a car accident starts to go up, as your general motor skills and control go down, and your risk of making other mistakes (that may be as big and important to you in non-life threatening ways) shoots […]

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Using a new technique, researchers have tracked Vitamin D3’s effect on heart cells… and found it’s one of the few things that can help the body rebuild after a heart attack. Even before a heart attack, the researchers found evidence that Vitamin D3 helps support heart health by increasing nitric oxide production and in turn […]

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With a growing body of research, there’s not much doubt about the health connections all through the body, especially when it comes to major organs like the heart and brain. With a dementia epidemic looming as American’s age, researchers are looking for ways to help prevent dementia. Exploration between the heart and brain may have […]

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This week, the clock moved back an hour. Most people enjoyed that hour of extra sleep, and got a better start to their Mondays. It’s a nice end to how daylight savings began: springing clocks forward, and creating a huge spike in heart attacks the following Monday. It’s a pretty noticeable difference, and it comes […]

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