Bad Online Advice

Would you buy a house over the Internet? How about a car? Many people won’t make important purchases online, but they trust sites offering medical advice, sometimes with dangerous results.

Protecting Your Memory

A listener writes, “What can I do about my memory? I’m still young but so forgetful.” Well, unless you’re in your golden years, you’re most likely suffering from the regular memory lapses we all have. And some of us are just more forgetful than others.

Fantastic Flavonoids

Remember how mom always told you to eat your flavonoids? Ok, she probably didn’t, but she did tell you to eat your fruits and vegetables. If you’ve followed mom’s advice, you may be on a path to disease prevention.

Kindness

Could the secret to a longer life be found by serving meals to the homeless, mowing your neighbor’s lawn, or giving money to a friend? You may be surprised about the gains of giving.

Snoring

Sawing wood when you sleep—we laugh when we watch snoring in cartoons and sit-coms, but more studies are indicating it may not be a laughing matter.

Humor and Health

You’ve probably filed the saying, “Laughter is the best medicine,” right next to “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” However, you may want to take humor more seriously.

ADHD and Girls

New research shows that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is diagnosed in more than ten percent of children. Now, you’ve heard the stories of hyperactive boys getting into trouble, but the most recent statistics suggest ADHD is an equal opportunity problem. Nearly as many girls suffer from the condition, but many aren’t diagnosed.