There’s a reason that Melatonin is called the ‘hormone of darkness.” Melatonin is the substance, produced by the body at night, that regulates your sleep patterns. Melatonin is crucial to a good night’s sleep.  Moreover, it’s the hormone that tells your body not only when to sleep, but when to wake up and how to

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Blue Light is fast becoming a critical health concern.  Blue Light exposure is increasing with the adoption of CFLs as the primary source of lighting in office buildings and now in our homes.  Maybe it’s time to look at the overall health threat posed to us by Blue Light. Below are 6 good reasons to

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We all love our tablets, don’t we?  Whether it’s an iPad, a Kindle or a Samsung Galaxy, tablets have made our lives more productive and oh so much more fun! But Harvard research is now concluding that there may be a dark side to our love affair with the tablet.  Like that hot guy that

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A new study by Ryerson University in Toronto found that  “cognitive” behavioral therapy to treat insomnia also resulted in 87 percent of study patients having their depression symptoms disappear. While the study, according to The New York Times, found that  “curing insomnia in people with depression could double their chance of a full recovery,” researchers

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It turns out that while some people claim CFLs (Compact fluorescent lamps) might be better for the environment, they are very bad for your eyes. The threat from CFLs, as well as other types of UV light, has long been known by eye care professionals. But it has just recently become a topic for the

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And why they should be removed from your home. The first time I saw a compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulb was on Earth Day three years ago. This spiral-shaped light fixture was being given out free by the state of New Jersey during an event emphasizing the best ways to save energy, stem global warming

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Research shows that melatonin plays an important part in fighting breast cancer. If you’re fighting Breast Cancer, you need to know that there is a link between a good outcome and melatonin.  According to the American Cancer Society, research suggests that melatonin, a naturally occurring hormone produced by the pineal glad, may play a key

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