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A defect shared among short-sleeping fruit fly mutants suggests that sleep supports antioxidant processes. (Image: pbio.2005206)

The Antioxidant Benefits of Sleep

Understanding sleep has become increasingly important in modern society, where chronic loss of sleep has become rampant and pervasive. As evidence mounts of a correlation between lack of sleep and negative health effects, the core function of sleep remains a…

Blueberries' taste and hue have made them a favorite of chefs and foodies alike. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

The Health Benefits of Blueberries

Blueberries’ taste and hue have made them a favorite of chefs and foodies alike. But it’s the brain-boosting, disease-fighting benefits that give blueberries an appeal that endures long after other food fads fade.

A centenarian and his guests at his 100th birthday party. (Image: Bernadette Wolf / Vision Times)

Hard to Please

A centenarian was celebrating his 100th birthday. One guest congratulated him: “Congratulations on your longevity. I wish you live to 120 years old!” The old man was furious and responded: “I do not live with your family, why are you limiting…

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The Antioxidant Benefits of Sleep

Understanding sleep has become increasingly important in modern society, where chronic loss of sleep has become rampant and pervasive. As evidence mounts of a correlation between lack of sleep and…

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The Health Benefits of Pet Ownership

Have you ever noticed that you feel better when you’re around your pet? Spending quality time with a dog, cat, or other animals can have a positive impact on your…

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The Health Benefits of Blueberries

Blueberries’ taste and hue have made them a favorite of chefs and foodies alike. But it’s the brain-boosting, disease-fighting benefits that give blueberries an appeal that endures long after other…

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Hard to Please

A centenarian was celebrating his 100th birthday. One guest congratulated him: “Congratulations on your longevity. I wish you live to 120 years old!” The old man was furious and responded: “I…

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The World Cup and China’s Absence

Russia is attracting the world’s attention as the first eastern European country to host the FIFA World Cup; however, China hasn’t sent a team to participate in the games. Yet…