Articles by Dana Nicholas

2 of the Best Hacks for Faster Sleep

If you suffer from insomnia, or are simply craving a good night's sleep, try these simple hacks to fall asleep faster—starting tonight.

The Connection Between Inflammation and Brain Cell Loss (And How Cannabis Can Help)

Emerging research is giving us more insight into the connection between brain inflammation and Alzheimer's—and the therapeutic potential of cannabis.

Why The New “Report” on Turmeric and Liver Damage is Truly Bogus

A shocking new report suggests a women developed autoimmune hepatitis after taking a turmeric supplement. But the findings are unscientific at best.

4 Proven Health Benefits of Krill Oil

Krill oil is a great source of the same omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA, but the perks don't end there. Here are 4 proven health benefits of krill oil.

The FDA Approved a Drug for a Disease That No Longer Exists – But Here’s Why

It sounds like a fishy Big Pharma scheme, but the FDA actually had a pretty good reason to approve this one.

How Good Deeds Lead to Great Blood Pressure

Sometimes a good deed makes for the best medicine, find out how altruism promotes positive health benefits.

Here’s How Olive Oil Can Help Keep Heart Attack and Stroke at Bay

Chances are you've never heard of ApoA-IV, but behind the scenes this plasma protein is hard at work helping curb heart attack and stroke risk - and certain foods can boost your levels of it.

Want to Protect Your Vision? An Orange a Day May Do The Trick

Researchers found that people who eat oranges regularly have a dramatically lower risk of developing age-related macular degeneration.

Can a New Checklist Help Identify Cognitive Decline?

Eighteen subject matter experts participated in development of the Mild Behavioral Impairment Checklist (MBI-C), a 34-item instrument, which can easily be completed by a patient, close informant, or clinician.

Researchers Breakdown When You Go From Hungry to “Hangry”

It turns out that hunger alone isn’t the driving force when it comes to the distinction between hunger and hanger.