Fairfield County Edition

Archive of: Health Brief and NAPC

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Smell Be Gone

Smell Be Gone

Cooking with garlic is sexy, but not so much those smelly hands and fingers. Here's a tip to get rid of garlic odor fast.

April 2008
Veggie Fact

Veggie Fact

Asparagus not only boasts fine taste, it’s rich in vitamins A and C, as well as potassium and folate.

April 2008
Humor Us

Humor Us

Is it good to kid around at work? According to a researcher, the answer is yes.

April 2008
Cancer Remedy in Aisle One

Cancer Remedy in Aisle One

A study has found that very high doses of antioxidant polyphenols (the equivalent of one bottle of red wine per day) can shut down and prevent cancerous tumors.

April 2008
Defining the Neti Pot

Defining the Neti Pot

It looks like a funky miniature teapot, but looks can be deceiving. The neti pot (or netti pot) is an ancient yogic tool used to cleanse the nasal passages of mucus and pollutants.

March 2008
Relief after Surgery

Relief after Surgery

A study reports that a 20-minute evening back massage can help relieve pain and reduce anxiety following major surgery.

March 2008
Healing Sunlight

Healing Sunlight

A research team suggests that increased exposure to sunlight may decrease the risk of advanced breast cancer.

March 2008
Honey Soothes Children’s Cough

Honey Soothes Children’s Cough

Parents looking for a safe, effective alternative to over-the-counter cough medicine should give honey a try, says a new study.

March 2008
Talk to Improve Memory

Talk to Improve Memory

Who couldn’t do with a little help in the memory department? Here’s a simple trick offered by researchers: Simply talk for 10 minutes.

March 2008
Avoiding Sugar Shock

Avoiding Sugar Shock

Research suggests that tather than cutting out starchy foods, dieters will do better to limit the amount of table sugar and corn syrup that they eat.

March 2008
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