Wednesday, August 27, 2014

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How Sleep Affects Job Performance: A HealthCentral Explainer

The quality of our sleep pervades so many parts of our lives, but one of the most important is our work performance. Not only do we need to get enough sleep to function during the day, but we need to be alert and able to perform complicated mental and physical tasks.   Here are ways sleep and other variables may affect our work... Read moreChevron

Hepatitis A,B and C: An Overview

The word “hepatitis” means inflammation of the liver and is also the name of the family of viral infections that affect the liver. The most common infections are hepatitis A, hepatitis B and hepatitis C, and they are caused by three different viruses. Each can result in similar symptoms, but they are transmitted differently and do not... Read moreChevron

Finding the Right Colors to Match Your Skin (INFOGRAPHIC)

Finding the undertones in your skin can open a whole new world of color options that look best on you. Here are some tips to finding the colors that will brighten your look.   (Click on image to enlarge)  Infographic by Doug Hummer

Sleep Deprivation and Your Environment

Recent research has provided more evidence that of how our environment affects how we sleep and how that sleep deprivation can affect us. Stress, newborns and even the moon may have an effect on our slumber. In addition, research has also found that psychedelic drugs put our brain in a dream-like state and may be able alleviate symptoms of... Read moreChevron

How to Support a Loved One with Bipolar Disorder

If your spouse or loved one has recently been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, you may be wondering what to expect and how to best show your support. Here are suggestions for helping them cope with the disorder.    Boost your partner's confidence   If you can make your partner or loved one feel good about him or herself, their... Read moreChevron