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40 random acts of kindness to counter dark days

"Maybe lately, things aren’t going the way a lot of us would like things to be going. But when faced with distressing depressing events, it seems prudent to not lose sight of compassion – in itself kindness can be an act of protest. Personally, it’s something I refuse to let anyone el...

The spice of life: Cinnamon cools your stomach

"When pigs feed at room temperature, carbon dioxide (CO2) gas increases in their stomach. Cinnamon in their food reduces this gas by decreasing the secretion of gastric acid and pepsin from the stomach walls, which in turn cools the pigs' stomachs during digestion." >

Breast cancer mortality lower in women who breastfeed

"This study confirms that the long-term maternal health benefits of breastfeeding are not only preventative in nature, but that it also has the capacity to reduce the severity of breast cancer."

It's true: Latinos age slower than other ethnicities

"Latinos live longer than Caucasians, despite experiencing higher rates of diabetes and other diseases. Scientists refer to this as the 'Hispanic paradox.'"

"We suspect that Latinos' slower aging rate helps neutralize their higher health risks, particularly ...

Mental, physical exercises produce distinct brain benefits

"The study found that healthy adults who participated in cognitive training demonstrated positive changes in executive brain function as well as a 7.9 percent increase in global brain flow compared to study counterparts who participated in an aerobic exercise program. The aerobic exercise g...

Fish oil vs. lard -- why some fat can help or hinder your diet

If people are looking to lose weight, stay clear of saturated fat. Consuming these types of fatty food affects a part of the brain called the hypothalamus, which helps regulate hunger.

A study found, through tests in rats, that a meal rich in saturated fat, reduces a person's cognit...
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Happy Monday! Our Case managers just love to come in after the weekend to such a wonderful update and pictures of a patient. If you love your OrthoPets brace and you and your pet are back to your regular activities we would love an update from you and we can give you a little feature! *** from a client** A huge thank you to all of you at Ortho pets!!! Dash has been able to return to some of the things he loves especially our walks, therapy dog volunteering, and of course playing with other dogs. We wouldn't be where we are without you guys. Thanks so much! Nichole and Dash