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Why are the ice packs always blue

I read it in the book Peter Atkins The endothermic dissolution of ammonium nitrate in water is the basis of the instant cold-packs that are included in some first-aid kits. They consist of a ...
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Sleep hygiene in a single-room living space

The principles of sleep hygiene in treating insomnia (one example) include addressing the cognitive links between the bedroom and wakefulness - advising that one leave the bed/bedroom if one can't ...
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Negative health effects of loneliness?

Feeling lonely seems like a natural phenomena, but are there negative health consequences of specifically feeling lonely? What exactly happens in the brain to make a person feel lonely? And if it ...
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What's important when getting an artificial sunlight lamp?

Artificial daylight lamps are frequently recommended as an intervention to improve mood in the winter months. Image from Wikipedia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4....
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Can health be improved by viewing pictures or videos of nature on the computer?

This Is Your Brain on Nature by Florence Williams, January 2016, National Geographic Magazine (published online 2015/12/8) Measurements of stress hormones, respiration, heart rate, and sweating ...