Milwaukee Edition

Archive of: Health Brief and NAPC

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A Good Diet Boosts School Performance

A Good Diet Boosts School Performance

What children eat does make a difference, especially in school, reports a new study.

October 2008
Toxic Yoga Mats

Toxic Yoga Mats

Typically made of vinyl or PVC, a petroleum-based, nonrenewable source, a yoga mat will continue to give off gases throughout its existence.

October 2008

Think Purple

Consuming red cabbage may support heart health.

September 2008
Blueberries Jumpstart Memory

Blueberries Jumpstart Memory

A research team reports that blueberries may hold the key to enhanced brain function.

September 2008
Do The Vacuum Boogie...

Do The Vacuum Boogie...

Just 20 minutes of physical activity a week—which includes housework—is enough to get those feel-good hormones dancing.

September 2008
Move Over Chicken

Move Over Chicken

A new study reports that as people age, plant foods help preserve valuable muscles mass.

September 2008
Cherries for the Heart

Cherries for the Heart

The tangy taste of tart cherries might deliver more than a treat for the taste buds.

September 2008
Yoga Helps Prevent Falls

Yoga Helps Prevent Falls

A new study suggests that certain Iyengar yoga poses also improve balance and stability and help prevent falls, a leading cause of nonfatal injuries and hospital admissions for trauma in the elderly.

September 2008
Can Money Buy Happiness?

Can Money Buy Happiness?

A recent study suggests that money can buy happiness, so long as you spend it on others.

September 2008
Energize Body and Mind

Energize Body and Mind

When a sedentary lifestyle leads to complaints about listlessness and fatigue, consider engaging in regular, low-intensity exercise.

August 2008
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