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Posts from ‘August, 2013’

Advice on Addiction in Boomers, Part 1

Advice on Addiction in Boomers, Part 1 The New York Times, August 21, 2013 Dr. Barbara Krantz, medical director of the Hanley Center in West Palm Beach, Fla., answers readers’ questions about baby boomers and addiction.

When the Grandchildren Grow Older, and Closer

When the Grandchildren Grow Older, and Closer by Paula Span, The New York Times, August 15, 2013 Close relationships with adult grandchildren are linked to fewer symptoms of depression in grandparents, new research finds.

The Trauma of Being Alive

The Trauma of Being Alive by Mark Epstein, The New York Times, August 3, 2013 An undercurrent of injury and disaster runs through ordinary life.

How Sleep Loss Adds to Weight Gain

How Sleep Loss Adds to Weight Gain by Anahad O’Connor, The New York Times, August  6 , 2013 Losing sleep tends to make people eat more and gain weight, and now a new study suggests that one reason may be the impact that sleep deprivation has on the brain.

How Exercise Can Help Us Learn

How Exercise Can Help Us Learn by Gretchen Reynolds, The New York Times, August 7, 2013 Is it better to exercise before you learn something new? What about during? And should the exercise be vigorous or gentle? Two new studies helpfully tackle those questions. “For now, though, there is some practical takeaway from the current […]