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Music Lessons Make Kids Smarter

September 28th, 2018 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

Structured music lessons significantly enhance children’s cognitive abilities, including language-based reasoning, short-term memory and planning, while reducing inhibition, leading to [&hellip


Knitting Releases the Blues 

September 28th, 2018 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

Knitting can alleviate the blues, slow the onset of dementia and distract from chronic pain, according to a survey published [&hellip


Acupuncture Soothes Dental Anxiety

September 28th, 2018 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

Dental anxiety, which can produce dizziness, nausea and breathing difficulties in 4 to 30 percent of patients worldwide, may be [&hellip


Calorie Restriction Slows Aging

September 28th, 2018 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

Thirty-seven healthy, non-obese adults between 21 and 50 years old put on a calorie restriction diet for two years showed [&hellip


Dirt Houses  Cancer-Protective Microbe

August 30th, 2018 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

A bonus to gardening: Soil commonly contains bacteria  that produce a molecule called mensacarcin that kills  melanoma cancer cells, according [&hellip



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