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February 2018

A look at snoring

This HND piece starts with the physiological mechanism of snoring, and offers a number of easy, natural suggestions to combat the problem.  From there, we offer a few counter-measures from Yoga, and even show how playing a particular musical instruments is good therapy against snoring.

We conclude with a brand new anti-snoring product that looks quite promising.

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What is good health?

This HND piece starts off with the World Health Organization's definition, and then presents a few other points of view.  We quote a recent piece in the BMJ, which throws chronic disease into the mix, and then segue into a five-step evaluation you can perform on your own health.

We conclude with some thoughts from Mark Sisson, of Mark's Daily Apple.

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Midwinter short takes on some current health topics

This HND piece takes a look at three current topics of interest:  the Adolescent Brain and Cognitive Development Study; the Patients over Paperwork initiative; and Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JP Morgan Chase joining forces to disrupt healthcare.

The study is big and will follow about 10,000 9-10 year-old kids for ten years, to see how teen brains develop.  CMS is trying to reduce its onerous paperwork burden, and I wish them luck, as all medical plans follow their lead.  The supposed "dream team" alliance is being praised, but may not be quite as great as people think.

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