10 ways to sleep better during allergy season (1/11)

Don't let allergies interfere with getting a good sleep. Try these tips to ensure you're well rested

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How allergies affect sleep

Not only does the sheer misery induced by allergy symptoms keep you awake at night, but your body’s immunological response to those allergens disrupts the systems set up to regulate your sleep. So the key to a good night’s sleep is to keep allergens at bay — or, when that’s simply impossible, find a way to minimize your body’s reaction to them. Here’s how to do it.

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Why do we believe medical myths?

Despite incredible scientific advancements and years of research, not everyone trusts vaccines. We went to the experts to find out why

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Fight diabetes with beans and nuts

If you have type 2 diabetes, or if you’re at risk, you should pay close attention to a new study showing that a diet rich in foods with a low glycemic index can have a strong positive effect on blood sugar levels and overall health. Researchers found that a diet high in beans, legumes and […]

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Meatless Monday: BBQ Tofu, Pineapple and Eggplant

I recently returned from an incredible two-week trip (my honeymoon) to Hawaii. Besides bringing back some amazing memories and kitschy souvenirs, I now also have an incessant craving for pineapples that I didn’t used to -thanks, no doubt, to the many roadside fruit stands dotting every street.I developed my pineapple habit in the sleepy town […]