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  • Insomnia: Can't sleep? Try cooling your brain

    Insomnia: Can't sleep?  Try cooling your brain
    You can't sleep.  You've tried counting sheep, drinking warm milk, maybe even taking medications like Benadryl or sleeping pills.   Maybe next you should try cooling your brain. According to research presented Monday at Sleep 2011, the annual meeting of...
  • Deep cleaning

    Deep cleaning
    The road to good health is littered with controversial body-detox strategies promising to melt pounds, boost energy and suck out toxins wrought by poor diet and modern living. It makes sense that a cleaner body is healthier than a toxic one. But does a...
  • Gut Bacteria May Affect Your Weight

    Gut Bacteria May Affect Your Weight
    Something in your gut could be making you fat — and it isn't just last night's pizza. The vast, diverse community of microbes inhabiting the intestines, scientists are finding, can influence metabolism and weight. Between 10 trillion and 100...
  • Shift work: Good for your pocketbook, bad for your health

    Shift work: Good for your pocketbook, bad for your health
    These days, it's just good to have a job. But remaining gainfully employed can take a toll on health, especially if your work has you up at odd hours and sleeping irregularly. Shift work, say two studies out this week, poses particular problems for women,...
  • For the forgetful in menopause, brain works harder to keep up

    For the forgetful in menopause, brain works harder to keep up
    Around the time of menopause, many women complain of mental slippage. But, as if to inflict some perverse trick upon them, cognitive scientists have found that they actually perform no more poorly than women who do not have such complaints. (Reassuring in...
  • Resveratrol appears to make fat men fitter

    Resveratrol appears to make fat men fitter
    The first clinical trial to test the effects of resveratrol -- the plant compound plentiful in red wine and grapes -- on humans has found that a small daily dose of a purified resveratrol supplement lowered blood pressure and improved a wide range of...
  • Secret thoughts of a new dad

    Secret thoughts of a new dad
    Always curious about what your guy is thinking -- especially now that he's a pops? TheBump.com asked one brave dad (stay-at-home dad, Tait) to spill what's really going on in those mysterious dude brains of theirs. Here's what he revealed.... Baby...
  • Meeting the challenge of a transgender child

    Meeting the challenge of a transgender child
    At first, Jennifer Carr thought her son's taste for long wigs and princess dresses was little more than a passing phase. But when Carr tried to steer the 4-year-old away from a pair of gaudy pink sandals while shopping for shoes, he burst into a...
  • Protecting the health of our boys

    Protecting the health of our boys
    A fascinating yet shocking development has been transpiring over the past few decades: The world is slowly starting to lose its boys through declining male births. This recent phenomenon has a lot to do with the steady infiltration of hormone-disrupting...
  • 10 weird (but totally normal) things about your newborn

    10 weird (but totally normal) things about your newborn
    We've got the scoop on everything they won't tell you about at the hospital. Sure, all those books and classes have prepped you for the major things: labor and delivery, the unavoidable sleepless nights and, of course, round-the-clock feedings. But...
  • Cord-blood donation encouraged

    Cord-blood donation encouraged
    To donate the stem cell-rich umbilical cord blood produced during the birth of her daughter, Jaime Feaster of Lake Charles, La., would have had to drive more than two hours to the nearest hospital equipped to collect it. That's a long way to go when you'...