7 Brain Foods for Kids

7 Brain Foods for Kids Children’s brains grow and change rapidly. The foods they eat are important. “These years are critical for brain development, and what they eat affects focus and cognitive skills,” says psychiatrist Drew Ramsey, MD, co-author of The Happiness Diet and Fifty Shades of Kale. These seven foods can help kids stay sharp and affect how their…

Your Pre-Existing Condition

You have probably read about the new House bill. It reads, “those with lapses in insurance cannot be denied coverage.” However, they can be charged more starting in 2019. If you do not already have a Pre-Existing Condition, one way to reduce your future insurance costs is to decrease your chance of attaining one. To…

How does Hypnosis Decrease the Risk of Side Effects for Crohn’s Patients after surgery?

Hypnosis works on the body, says Laurie Keefer, the director of psychosocial research in gastroenterology at Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine. It has been shown to alter pain perception and suppress the secretion of stress hormones. When people are in the extremely relaxed, focused state induced by hypnosis, they are open to therapeutic suggestion and…