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My daughter’s photos from Haiti

Posted on January 16, 2010 by

These were taken by my daughter Haley (c) Haley M. Newman

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NEW EVIDENCE THAT NAPS BOOST BRAIN CAPACITIES

Posted on December 18, 2009 by

Mounting evidence from rigorous scientific studies reveals that power napping boosts mental performance, information processing, learning, reduces burnout and increases test scores significantly.┬áStudies funded┬áby The National Institute of Mental Health, overseen by Alan Hobson M.D. at Harvard show that a midday nap reverses information overload and increases learning, memory and motor skill by over 20%. […]

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IODINE SUPPLEMENT SAID TO BOOST CHILD BRAIN FUNCTION

Posted on November 9, 2009 by

A study published in the Oct 2009 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that iodine supplements boost mental functions in children who have a mild deficiency of the nutrient. Iodine is a trace element needed for normal growth and development of the brain and it comes from food including seafood, dairy products, […]

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