Is your body clock off-schedule? Prebiotics may help

Whether it’s from jetting across time zones, pulling all-nighters at school or working the overnight shift, chronically disrupting our circadian rhythm—or internal biological clocks—can take a measurable toll on everything from sleep, mood and metabolism to risk of certain diseases, mounting research shows. But a new University of Colorado Boulder study funded by the U.S. Navy suggests simple dietary compounds […]

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How GMO Foods Can Affect Your Hormone Levels

Alex Kich/Shutterstock By Raegan Davies/Sept. 7, 2021 3:29 pm EDT Something different comes to mind for everybody who hears the word “hormones” — maybe you think of your middle school health class or birth control prescription. However, there are so many other things in our everyday lives — from our environment to our diet — that can affect our hormones. Simply […]

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What Happens To Your Body When You Have Shingles

SHRINGRIX/YouTube By Rachel Dillin/Aug. 24, 2021 6:46 pm EDT You may have seen the commercial with older people doing active and healthy things while an announcer says the phrase, “Shingles doesn’t care” (via YouTube). The catchphrase is for the SHINGRIX vaccine, and it has even turned into a meme. The surprising spot got a lot of attention, and if you’ve seen either […]

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How to add your COVID vaccine record to the myColorado app on your phone

As more restaurants, bars and concert venues — not to mention employers  — begin requiring proof of vaccination against COVID-19, Coloradans have a few ways they can prove they’ve gotten their shots. They can either show their official COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card — the one with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention logo on it — in person or […]

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