Monthly Archives: July 2012

Skimp on Sleep, Pack on Pounds

By Elizabeth Barker Snoozing for fewer than six hours a night could raise your obesity risk, a new report from the American Journal of Human Biology shows. In their review of past studies on sleep restriction and weight gain, the report’s authors found that lack of sleep may mess with hormones involved in appetite control. […]

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Gluten-free Chocolate Brownies

By Carol Fenster, PhD Nothing against apples, but the story of Adam and Eve would be a lot more compelling if chocolate were involved . . . like, maybe this wickedly dense and fudgy brownie? Serve it plain, dress it up with a dusting of powdered sugar, or slather it with fudge frosting. 1 cup […]

Best Bet for Back Pain Relief


An integrative approach to back pain treatment (including alternative therapies like massage, acupuncture, chiropractic care, mind-body techniques and nutritional counseling, along with conventional care) appeared more effective in easing back pain than conventional care alone.