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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I travel a lot, and whenever I see one of those curly-shaped, energy efficient compact fluorescent light bulbs in a hotel room, it gets me quite upset, because I realize how much we’ve been brainwashed into accepting a misguided form of lighting that’s doing us more harm than good. In fact, the more I learn

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Recently, ExxonMobil has been running a series of commercials on the impact that compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) can make on energy savings — a campaign I consider tremendously ill-conceived. What those TV spots should be promoting are energy-saving light-emitting diodes, or LEDs. When the whole story is told, it’s obvious that ditching those CFLs needs

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The American Academy Of Sleep Medicine estimates that 30 to 40% of adults have trouble sleeping, and research has shown that Blue Light is one of the leading causes of sleep disruption.  And, Blue Light is everywhere.  No wonder insomnia is one of the top reasons people visit their doctors these days. We’re exposed to

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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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Since the nation began transitioning from those traditional incandescent bulbs that are now being phased out by the government to energy-efficient compact florescent ones, or CFLs, tens of millions of American households have made the recommended ‘light switch’. But recently, some issues have started coming to light in regard to those CFLs that should cause

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A good night’s sleep is just as important as getting good, healthy food, but many of us don’t pay to much attention to when, how or how much we sleep. So what’s keeping you from getting your sleep on? 1. You Over-Indulge Too Close To Bedtime Whether it’s smoking, drinking too much or eating a

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Now that you understand how toxic blue light is what can you do? Well, several things… First and foremost make sure you go to the websites of big companies that produce CFL bulbs and let them know that you are not going to take being poisoned by blue light. Next, make sure that you don’t

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