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Crazy Ways The Weather Influences Your Health and Behavior

If you’re a human being living on this planet, chances are you’ve had some opinions about the weather. But the way weather affects you may go deeper than that: The temperature and conditions outside have a direct effect on how you feel physically and mentally, according to a growing body of research. As extreme weather patterns become the norm […]

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Sun Spot – Light Therapy Bus

Recently, we have been working with 2 great ladies to bring more light to Duluth, Minnesota. Sisters, Katherine and Sue, have created a bus that provides people with light therapy all over Duluth. Their bus has 12 Aurora Light Pad Minis mounted to the ceiling with comfortable seating for participants to be able to hang […]

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Why Now’s the Time to Attack Winter Blues

Don’t despair — the summer sun might stick around. But for those who struggle with seasonal affective disorder, now is the time to take action. Dr. Melinda Ring, medical director for Northwestern Medicine’s Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, advises preparing now — yes, right after Labor Day. “This is the right time for people to […]

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Getting Back Up After You Fall: Healing from Depression

“The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.” ~Theodore Rubin Growing up I was a thoughtful and happy kid—carefree, easy going, not afraid to make mistakes and take on challenges. Just before I turned 13, my parents moved our family halfway across […]

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Has Summer Got You Down? You May Not Be Alone

Video Summer for many is supposed to be carefree and fun with longer days and warm weather, but for some, it’s the complete opposite. “It doesn’t seem natural to be depressed during the summer but it’s a real thing. It’s a real phenomenon,” said Susie Park, associate professor of clinical pharmacy at USC. Park says seasonal […]

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