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Warning Issued For Brain-Eating Amoeba Found In Warm Freshwater

Florida has issued a warning after a Hillsborough County person was infected with Naegleria fowleri, a brain-eating amoeba which can be fatal.
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Get A Boost of Brain Power By Running

We all know that exercise does a body good but one type of exercise has been shown to boost your brain power. Between strength training, intervals and plain old running, they found that running led to the biggest increase in the number of new brain cells. Researchers found that short bursts of...
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Porch Pirates Return Stolen Package Along With A Handwritten Apology

Porch Pirates hit a new low last week when two women stole a delivered pancake from the porch of the Vick family of Delaware. While stealing a delivered package is inexcusable, this package was very special. The Vicks have a 5-year old son named Timothy Vick Jr. He was diagnosed with autism when he...
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Man Suffers Seizures After Using Cotton Swab To Clean Ears

When you vision a cotton swab, one of its uses you think of is to clean out your ears. Although health professionals have caution against this practice for years as you risk causing an infection from scratching the ear canal or damaging your ear drum. Believe it or not it was much worse for a 31-...
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App Trains Your Brain To Focus

We live in a world where we’re all constantly multitasking, which can make focusing on just one thing a challenge. What better way to challenge your brain than with a game? Researchers have developed a brain-training app can help you improve your concentration, memory, and numerical skills. Called...
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Why We Enjoy Getting Scared Out Of Our Wits

It's the time of year where haunted houses and scary movies are the centerpiece of life, but why is it some people can't get enough of these spooky activities? Because getting the fear scared out of your puts you in a better mood. Researchers say after having a voluntary scary experience, people...
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Our Brains Work Best With Limited Choices

The one thing that is not in short supply is choice. But perhaps there is just too much to choose from when looking to watch a movie, where to eat dinner and which toothpaste to buy. A study has revealed people struggle to make decisions when they are given too many options because their brains don...
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Can You Think Harder To Become Slimmer?

Your mind is always working, even when you wish it would be quiet for a moment. So with all that energy being used by you noggin, how many calories does it consume a day? Well it depends on what you’re thinking about. Neurologist say that our brain is a snob when it comes to the type of energy it...
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Why It Is So Hard To Save Money

According to the Federal Reserve, the average working-age couple only saved $5,000 for retirement in 2016 and it may be our brain's fault! A new study suggests people unconsciously think more about making money than they think about saving it, because we tend to think we have more time to save than...
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Proof That You're As Old As You Feel

They say you're only as old as you feel. Now, new research suggests that there may be some truth to the expression, finding that those who feel younger than their age actually do show fewer signs of brain aging. The study reviewed brains cans of those in their golden years and then had them fill...
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