Why Your Oral Health is Important

Your Oral Health Matters More Than You Know   This past week the GLO Good team traveled from New York to Los Angeles to volunteer at Care Harbor LA, a massive healthcare clinic offering free medical, dental and vision care to the underserved. The clinic took over the LA Memorial Sports Arena … [Read more...]

Low Levels of Vitamin D Linked to Crohn’s Disease

Low D leads to Crohn's disease?   They have a lot of sheep. And hobbits. But New Zealand also has a ton of people with Crohn's disease. In fact, it has one of the highest rates in the world. A new study published in the journal Nutrients was designed to find out why."The Role of Vitamin D Level … [Read more...]

Supplements for Vitamin D-Deficient Ballet Dancers

Supplements 'beneficial' for vitamin D-deficient ballet dancers   It is widely known that a lack of sunlight can sometimes cause a deficiency in vitamin D. But how does a lack of this vitamin affect athletes who train indoors, especially during the winter months? To find out, researchers in the … [Read more...]

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Seasonal affective disorder: could you spot the signs?   Winter is well and truly upon us. For many regions, this means miserable weather, less sunlight and darker days. Although we would much prefer our days to be filled with warmth and sunshine, many of us adapt to seasonal changes. But for … [Read more...]

The Health Benefits of Coffee

What are the health benefits of coffee?   A cup of coffee in the morning may pack more than just an energy boost. More and more research is emerging to suggest that there may be several health benefits associated with drinking this dark black beverage, from helping prevent diabetes to lowering … [Read more...]

Exercise May Increase Libido in Women

Exercise may increase libido among women taking antidepressants   Women who are taking antidepressants and experiencing sexual dysfunction may benefit from regular moderately intense workouts, say researchers from the University of Texas in Austin. Lack of sexual desire is fairly common among … [Read more...]

Nonconsussion Head Impact Linked to Brain Changes

Nonconcussion head impacts in contact sports linked to brain changes and lower test scores   Repeated blows to the head during a season of contact sports may cause changes in the brain's white matter and affect cognitive abilities even if none of the impacts resulted in a concussion, according … [Read more...]

A Concussion Linked to Depression

A concussion can lead to depression years later   A head injury can lead immune-system brain cells to go on "high alert" and overreact to later immune challenges by becoming excessively inflammatory - a condition linked with depressive complications, a new animal study suggests. The findings … [Read more...]

The Importance of Eye Cream in Your Skin Care Regimen

Is Eye Cream a Necessary Skincare Step?   The skin around your eyes is the thinnest and most sensitive skin on your whole body. Eye creams are moisturizers that are formulated specifically to be gentle to this area, and often come with ingredients that target eye-specific concerns, such as … [Read more...]

Heart Disease Factors

Be Aware of Heart Disease Risk Factors Before Shoveling Snow   That snow isn’t going to shovel itself, but Chicago-area residents—particularly those with known heart disease—should take extra precautions when clearing stairs, sidewalks, and driveways of heavy winter snow, said Northwestern … [Read more...]

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