Health Tip: Why You Yawn

News Consumer News Health Tip: Why You Yawn — Yawning typically occurs when you feel sleepy or bored, says Cleveland Clinic. People do not yawn because the brain needs more oxygen, the clinic notes in dispelling a common myth. Instead, yawns allow us to regulate both air pressure in our ears and brain temperature. Yawns […]

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Health Tip: Pregnancy and Amusement Park Rides

News Consumer News Health Tip: Pregnancy and Amusement Park Rides — Pregnant women should not ride roller coasters or other jarring rides at the amusement park, says the American Pregnancy Association. The rapid starts and stops and jerky motions that characterize these rides can lead to premature separation of the placenta, the group says. Premature […]

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Don’t Let SAD Get the Better of You

SUNDAY, Oct. 13, 2019 — If you suffer from the winter blues, there are things you can do to make the season less depressing. Clinically known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), it happens when there is less sunlight during the day, according to Jeannie Larson, an assistant professor at the University of Minnesota’s Center for […]

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