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Drinking Beer Could Make You Smarter

Drinking Beer Could Make You Smarter
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

As Dave Barry has often said, “Have that Nobel Prize ready.”

Remember all those lessons you learned from extended nights of drinking? Recent research has determined that the alcohol you drink may be to your benefit.

Researchers have found that according to testing, a flavonoid in beer known as xanthohumol improved the cognitive functioning of younger mice. According to CNN, the dose of xanthohumol given to the mice was equivalent to consumption of 2,000 liters of beer a day by a human.

 

NJ Enterovirus D68: 7 Ways to be Safe

NJ Enterovirus D68: 7 Ways to be Safe
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

New Jersey has its first confirmed case of enterovirus D68, and there are likely to be more.

Enterovirus D68 is a rare respiratory ailment that has affected several chil...

6 Reasons Your Meds Could Give You Alzheimer’s Disease

6 Reasons Your Meds Could Give You Alzheimer’s Disease
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Several prescription drugs that are used by millions could put their users at a health risk.

A recent study equated the longer use of benzodiazepines to a greater likeli...

Bipolar is not Bi-Winning: A Bipolar Comedian's Perspective on Mental Illness

Bipolar is not Bi-Winning: A Bipolar Comedian's Perspective on Mental Illness
BY MICHAEL HAYNE
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
COMMENTARY

In the wake of Robin Williams’ untimely death, the thing to know about most comedians is this: we're not pleasant, content, or well-adjusted. We're bothe...

Ebola Heroin on Street in New Jersey

Ebola Heroin on Street in New Jersey
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A New Jersey man is being accused of putting his heroin on the street under a series of brand names.

Toms River police said that one of the names used for selling heroin...

Children’s Respiratory Virus Outbreak Not Yet in New Jersey

Children’s Respiratory Virus Outbreak Not Yet in New Jersey
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A virus described as “overlooked” has sent hundreds of children across the Midwestern states to the hospital.

The rare respiratory disease known as enterovirus 68 is bel...

Chris Christie Had to Veto Smoking Ban: 4 Reasons Why

Chris Christie Had to Veto Smoking Ban: 4 Reasons Why
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A bill that would severely cut back smoking in New Jersey sailed through the state Senate and Assembly earlier this year, and appears to have widespread public support....

Incident Shows NJ Children in Danger of Being Taken

Incident Shows NJ Children in Danger of Being Taken
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

It’s a different day and age. It’s possible that the best way to insure your children’s safety is to keep your eyes on them at all times.

Child luring attempts have been...

N.J. Labor Day Walk for People With Disabilities

N.J. Labor Day Walk for People With Disabilities
BY SALVATORE PIZZURO
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

The parents and families of people with disabilities will engage in a walk for the “Civil Rights of all vulnerable citizens” at the Rutherford Labor...

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