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Decclan Chronicle
Eating soy may protect against reproductive effects of BPAEating soy foods may help protect against reproductive effects of bisphenol A (
Eating soy may protect against reproductive effects of BPA
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Eating soy foods may help protect against reproductive effects of bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical in many plastic consumer products and lining the inside of some canned foods, according to a study of women undergoing fertility treatments. “The results... Read more
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FOX News
Chemical in plastics may alter boys' genitals before birthBaby boys who are exposed in the womb to a chemical used in soft plastics may s
Chemical in plastics may alter boys' genitals before birth
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
Baby boys who are exposed in the womb to a chemical used in soft plastics may show small signs of altered genital development, according to new research published today. The study, which included more than 700 infants in four U.S. cities, is the... Read more
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FOX News
Eating soy may protect against reproductive effects of BPAEating soy foods may help protect against reproductive effects of bisphenol A (
Eating soy may protect against reproductive effects of BPA
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
Eating soy foods may help protect against reproductive effects of bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical in many plastic consumer products and lining the inside of some canned foods, according to a study of women undergoing fertility treatments. "The results... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Eating soy may protect against reproductive effects of BPA(Reuters Health) - Eating soy foods may help protect against reproductive effec
Eating soy may protect against reproductive effects of BPA
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
(Reuters Health) - Eating soy foods may help protect against reproductive effects of bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical in many plastic consumer products and lining the inside of some canned foods, according to a study of women undergoing fertility... Read more
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Medical News Today
Americans 'at 10 times greater risk of gun death'The likelihood of dying from a firearm is 10 times higher in the US than in oth
Americans 'at 10 times greater risk of gun death'
Medical News Today / Posted 4 days ago
The likelihood of dying from a firearm is 10 times higher in the US than in other high-income countries, according to a new study published in The American Journal of Medicine. Compared with populations from other high-income nations, Americans are... Read more
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Island Packet
Americans are much more likely to be killed by guns than people in other countriesWhen nine people are gunned down at an Oregon community college, or 14 people f
Americans are much more likely to be killed by guns than people in other countries
Island Packet / Posted 5 days ago
When nine people are gunned down at an Oregon community college, or 14 people fatally shot at a holiday party in California, or nine parishioners killed at a church in Charleston, the world pays attention. These bursts of violence are terrifying and... Read more
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Daily Princetonian
U. dietitian Mirota seeks to inspire healthy eating habits on campusCampus Wellness Dietitian Melissa Mirota seeks to help the University community
U. dietitian Mirota seeks to inspire healthy eating habits on campus
Daily Princetonian / Posted 6 days ago
Campus Wellness Dietitian Melissa Mirota seeks to help the University community make healthy diet choices as a food consultant across dining halls. Since she joined the University’s campus dining staff in 2014, Mirota has worked with the dining... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
A popular way of cooking broccoli is leeching potentially cancer-fighting compounds from itBroccoli is one of America's favorite vegetables, which is great for our health
A popular way of cooking broccoli is leeching potentially cancer-fighting compounds from it
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
Broccoli is one of America's favorite vegetables, which is great for our health — but only if we prepare it right. A common method of preparation is boiling. This process is notorious for leeching water-soluble vitamins, like Vitamin C and B, from... Read more
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Connecticut Post
A popular way of cooking broccoli is leeching potentially cancer-fighting compounds from itBroccoli is one of America's favorite vegetables, which is great for our health
A popular way of cooking broccoli is leeching potentially cancer-fighting compounds from it
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 days ago
Broccoli is one of America's favorite vegetables, which is great for our health — but only if we prepare it right. A common method of preparation is boiling. This process is notorious for leeching water-soluble vitamins, like Vitamin C and B, from... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
The taller you are, the greater the cancer riskWashington D.C.: Being vertically gifted affects your health in a slew of diffe
The taller you are, the greater the cancer risk
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
Washington D.C.: Being vertically gifted affects your health in a slew of different ways and now a recent study has revealed how your height can determine your risk of developing a chronic health condition. The study, by Harvard School of Public... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Height affects risk of major non-communicable diseasesHeight is largely genetically determined, but in recent decades the height of c
Height affects risk of major non-communicable diseases
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 days ago
Height is largely genetically determined, but in recent decades the height of children and adults has steadily increased throughout the world: In adulthood the children are almost always significantly taller than their parents. The largest increase... Read more
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Daily Mail
How your HEIGHT affects your health: Taller people have a lower your risk of heart disease and diabetes - but grea
How your HEIGHT affects your health
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
: Taller people have a lower your risk of heart disease and diabetes - but greater risk of cancer Height has an important impact on mortality, new study has shown The taller a person is the lower their risk of... Read more
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Science Daily
Height influences risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancerThese observations led the DZD scientists Professor Norbert Stefan and Professo
Height influences risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer
Science Daily / Posted 7 days ago
These observations led the DZD scientists Professor Norbert Stefan and Professor Hans-Ulrich Häring of the Department of Internal Medicine IV in Tübingen and the Institute for Diabetes Research and Metabolic Diseases of Helmholtz Zentrum München at... Read more
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Business Insider
Frying these foods will give you a major boost in important disease-fighting vitaminsWhile frying can reduce the nutritional value of most foods, there's an excepti
Frying these foods will give you a major boost in important disease-fighting vitamins
Business Insider / Posted 8 days ago
While frying can reduce the nutritional value of most foods, there's an exception to the rule: When you expose carotenoids to high temperatures, energy from the heat breaks them down. This makes it easier for the body to absorb into your blood... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Girls who eat more fiber may face lower breast cancer risk laterBy Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls who get plen
Girls who eat more fiber may face lower breast cancer risk later
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 8 days ago
By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls who get plenty of fiber in their diets may have a lower risk of breast cancer later in life, a new, large study suggests. The study, published online Feb. 1 in the journal... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Girls who eat more fiber may face lower breast cancer risk laterBy Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls who get plen
Girls who eat more fiber may face lower breast cancer risk later
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 8 days ago
By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls who get plenty of fiber in their diets may have a lower risk of breast cancer later in life, a new, large study suggests. The study, published online Feb. 1 in the journal... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Girls who eat more fiber may face lower breast cancer risk laterBy Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls who get plen
Girls who eat more fiber may face lower breast cancer risk later
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 8 days ago
By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls who get plenty of fiber in their diets may have a lower risk of breast cancer later in life, a new, large study suggests. The study, published online Feb. 1 in the journal... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Girls who eat more fiber may face lower breast cancer risk laterBy Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls who get plen
Girls who eat more fiber may face lower breast cancer risk later
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 8 days ago
By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls who get plenty of fiber in their diets may have a lower risk of breast cancer later in life, a new, large study suggests. The study, published online Feb. 1 in the journal... Read more
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WALB Albany
Girls who eat more fiber may face lower breast cancer risk laterBy Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls who get plen
Girls who eat more fiber may face lower breast cancer risk later
WALB Albany / Posted 8 days ago
By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls who get plenty of fiber in their diets may have a lower risk of breast cancer later in life, a new, large study suggests. The study, published online Feb. 1 in the journal... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Girls who eat more fiber may face lower breast cancer risk laterBy Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls who get plen
Girls who eat more fiber may face lower breast cancer risk later
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 8 days ago
By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls who get plenty of fiber in their diets may have a lower risk of breast cancer later in life, a new, large study suggests. The study, published online Feb. 1 in the journal... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Girls who eat more fiber may face lower breast cancer risk laterBy Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls who get plen
Girls who eat more fiber may face lower breast cancer risk later
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 8 days ago
By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls who get plenty of fiber in their diets may have a lower risk of breast cancer later in life, a new, large study suggests. The study, published online Feb. 1 in the journal... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Girls who eat more fiber may face lower breast cancer risk laterBy Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls who get plen
Girls who eat more fiber may face lower breast cancer risk later
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 8 days ago
By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls who get plenty of fiber in their diets may have a lower risk of breast cancer later in life, a new, large study suggests. The study, published online Feb. 1 in the journal... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Girls who eat more fiber may face lower breast cancer risk laterBy Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls who get plen
Girls who eat more fiber may face lower breast cancer risk later
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 8 days ago
By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls who get plenty of fiber in their diets may have a lower risk of breast cancer later in life, a new, large study suggests. The study, published online Feb. 1 in the journal... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Girls who eat more fiber may face lower breast cancer risk laterBy Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls who get plen
Girls who eat more fiber may face lower breast cancer risk later
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 8 days ago
By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls who get plenty of fiber in their diets may have a lower risk of breast cancer later in life, a new, large study suggests. The study, published online Feb. 1 in the journal... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
A Diet High In Fiber May Help Protect Against Breast CancerIf the advice to eat more fiber seems easy to ignore, you're not alone. Most Am
A Diet High In Fiber May Help Protect Against Breast Cancer
KPBS San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
If the advice to eat more fiber seems easy to ignore, you're not alone. Most Americans don't get the 25 to 38 grams a day that recommended, depending on age and gender. But if you're skimping on fiber, the health stakes are high, especially if... Read more
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Officer.com
Can You Be Fit and Fat?It’s February and those of you whose New Year’s resolution was to lose weight a
Can You Be Fit and Fat?
Officer.com / Posted 8 days ago
It’s February and those of you whose New Year’s resolution was to lose weight and get in shape should be assessing your progress. This popular perennial topic reminded me of an idea I’ve heard tossed around for discussion on a regular basis, “Is it... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Eating fruit and veg cuts breast cancer risk say US scientistsFor each additional 10 grammes of daily fibre intake - for example an apple, tw
Eating fruit and veg cuts breast cancer risk say US scientists
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
For each additional 10 grammes of daily fibre intake - for example an apple, two slices of whole wheat bread or half a cup each of cooked kidney beans and cooked cauliflower or squash - during early adulthood the risk dropped by over an eighth (13... Read more
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Daily Mail
Girls told to eat fruit to beat breast cancer: Fibre from five portions can reduce risk by a quarter Harvard School of Publ
Girls told to eat fruit to beat breast cancer
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
: Fibre from five portions can reduce risk by a quarter Harvard School of Public Health scientists studied date of 90,000 women Found for each additional 10g of daily fibre intake, risk dropped 13 per... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Here are a bunch of foods that are actually more nutritious if you fry them with oilThat's right, some foods are actually more nutritious after you fry them with o
Here are a bunch of foods that are actually more nutritious if you fry them with oil
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
That's right, some foods are actually more nutritious after you fry them with oil. For most foods, frying will reduce nutritional value, but there's an exception to the rule: It's a group of foods that contain significant amounts of the organic... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Here are a bunch of foods that are actually more nutritious if you fry them with oilThat's right, some foods are actually more nutritious after you fry them with o
Here are a bunch of foods that are actually more nutritious if you fry them with oil
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 days ago
That's right, some foods are actually more nutritious after you fry them with oil. For most foods, frying will reduce nutritional value, but there's an exception to the rule: It's a group of foods that contain significant amounts of the organic... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Early puberty may increase risk of developing gestational diabetesWomen who began having menstrual cycles at a younger age are at greater risk of
Early puberty may increase risk of developing gestational diabetes
News-Medical-Net / Posted 10 days ago
Women who began having menstrual cycles at a younger age are at greater risk of developing gestational diabetes, a disease affecting up to 7 percent of pregnant women that can cause babies to develop type 2 diabetes and other complications, new... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Can a few grapes really slim your waist? Yes!Upping our flavonoid intake could be a valuable and easy way to prevent obesity
Can a few grapes really slim your waist? Yes!
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Upping our flavonoid intake could be a valuable and easy way to prevent obesity. Photo / iStock Bursting with natural sugars and deliciously moreish, grapes certainly don't seem like a dieter's best friend. But it seems that simply eating a handful... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Diabetes risk for women who don't sleep well at night - researchLadies, make sure you get enough sleep at night and are well rested. Photo / iS
Diabetes risk for women who don't sleep well at night - research
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Ladies, make sure you get enough sleep at night and are well rested. Photo / iStock Women who struggle to sleep at night are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, researchers claimed yesterday. Experts at Harvard School of Public Health found... Read more
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Daily Mail
Diabetes risk for women who don't sleep well: Regularly having a poor night's rest can increase chance of developing Type 2
Diabetes risk for women who don't sleep well
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
: Regularly having a poor night's rest can increase chance of developing Type 2 by nearly half Women who struggle to sleep are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes People who complained of sleeping... Read more
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Science Daily
Early puberty associated with gestational diabetesPrevious research has shown an association between beginning menstrual cycles,
Early puberty associated with gestational diabetes
Science Daily / Posted 13 days ago
Previous research has shown an association between beginning menstrual cycles, or menarche, at a young age and the development of type 2 diabetes. However, the new study, published in Diabetes Care, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Diabetes... Read more
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Orange County Register
El Salvador's advice for combatting Zika virus: Don't have babiesSAN SALVADOR – When in human history has an epidemic become so alarming that a
El Salvador's advice for combatting Zika virus: Don't have babies
Orange County Register / Posted 15 days ago
SAN SALVADOR – When in human history has an epidemic become so alarming that a nation feels compelled to urge its people not to have children for two years? Grappling with a mosquito-borne virus linked to brain damage in infants, El Salvador is... Read more
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Japan Today
Why you shouldn’t feel guilty about a glass of wine ‹ Japan TodayIn the 1980s, the French Paradox was beginning to stump modern science — despit
Why you shouldn’t feel guilty about a glass of wine ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 16 days ago
In the 1980s, the French Paradox was beginning to stump modern science — despite a diet high in saturated fats and cholesterol, the French had lower incidences of heart disease and obesity than their neighbours to the west. Common sense pointed to... Read more
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The Hindu
National Family Health Survey: India drinks and smokes less nowHowever, it is among the highest consumers of smokeless forms of tobacco The p
National Family Health Survey: India drinks and smokes less now
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
However, it is among the highest consumers of smokeless forms of tobacco The preliminary findings from National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4) released last week have given anti-tobacco campaigners a reason to smile. The survey has found that across... Read more
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New Kerala
India needs extensive universal health coverage policyNew Delhi, Jan 23 : India's universal health coverage policy needs to be extens
India needs extensive universal health coverage policy
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
New Delhi, Jan 23 : India's universal health coverage policy needs to be extensive, considering the role of the states and Centre and lower than expected performance of healthcare services, experts opined here on Saturday at a conference on... Read more
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Science Daily
Survey: Most Americans support smart gunsIn addition to high overall support, the survey found that four in 10 gun owner
Survey: Most Americans support smart guns
Science Daily / Posted 18 days ago
In addition to high overall support, the survey found that four in 10 gun owners and 56 percent of political conservatives surveyed are willing to purchase a smart gun, debunking the widely used argument by gun manufacturers and gun groups that there... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
EPA report echoes local beekeeper concerns over pesticides' role in colony collapseThe following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] -
EPA report echoes local beekeeper concerns over pesticides' role in colony collapse
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 19 days ago
The following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] - Volume 16, Issue 46 Share:By BRENNA SWANSTON Kate Griffith’s honeybee colony... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Expecting mothers should eat a balance of omega-3 and -6 to improve children's healthThe fatty acids omega-6 and omega-3 are both essential nutrients for the body,
Expecting mothers should eat a balance of omega-3 and -6 to improve children's health
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 21 days ago
The fatty acids omega-6 and omega-3 are both essential nutrients for the body, however in today's modern world rather than eat a balance of the two our diets normally include an excess of omega-6 and too little omega-3, of which fish is a great... Read more
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Daily Mail
Male infertility cured by eye-watering electric shock treatmentScientists are testing a new electric shock treatment to cure male infertility,
Male infertility cured by eye-watering electric shock treatment
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
Scientists are testing a new electric shock treatment to cure male infertility, but where it's given will make your eyes water New electrical device may help tackle male infertility according to studies Researchers at Sheba Medical Center in Israel... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Expecting mothers should eat omega-3 and -6 for child’s development Published: 18 January 2016 6:24 PM Research shows intake of omega oils durin
Expecting mothers should eat omega-3 and -6 for child’s development
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 22 days ago
Published: 18 January 2016 6:24 PM Research shows intake of omega oils during pregnancy is important to improve brain function in children. – AFP/Relaxnews pic, January 18,... Read more
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iafrica.com
Expectant moms should eat omega-3The health benefits of fish as a rich source of omega-3 are already well known,
Expectant moms should eat omega-3
iafrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
The health benefits of fish as a rich source of omega-3 are already well known, but a new Japanese study has now found further evidence to suggest that ensuring adequate consumption of omega-3 when pregnant can have a beneficial effect on the child's... Read more
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FOX News
Healthy diet may protect against COPDAmong its many rewards, eating a healthy diet might help protect against the de
Healthy diet may protect against COPD
FOX News / Posted 28 days ago
Among its many rewards, eating a healthy diet might help protect against the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, according to a new study. Based on more than 120,000 men and women followed for more than a decade,... Read more
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Yahoo News
Having a gun in your home is 'like bringing a time bomb into your house' In announcing his new executive actions on gun control Tuesday, President Bar
Having a gun in your home is 'like bringing a time bomb into your house'
Yahoo News / Posted 1 months ago
In announcing his new executive actions on gun control Tuesday, President Barack Obama made the frequency of suicide via firearms a sticking point in his argument for why his... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
New federal dietary guidelines are out, and no one is happyBY MAGGIE FOX, NBC News (NBC News) - The U.S. government's latest eating guide
New federal dietary guidelines are out, and no one is happy
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 1 months ago
BY MAGGIE FOX, NBC News (NBC News) - The U.S. government's latest eating guidelines came out Thursday — only to be greeted with the usual accusations that they go too far, or don't go far enough, or leave out something important. But this time some... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Community Food Bank Study Suggests That Plant-Based Diet Is Affordable A healthy lifestyle generally includes the transition from processed foods to
Community Food Bank Study Suggests That Plant-Based Diet Is Affordable
Doctors Health Press / Posted 1 months ago
A healthy lifestyle generally includes the transition from processed foods to whole foods, like fresh fruits and vegetables. It can be quite the change for many people. It also... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Basque Country minister leads healthcare system expert panelEx- The panel will bring local expertise and an international perspective, sai
Basque Country minister leads healthcare system expert panel
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
Ex- The panel will bring local expertise and an international perspective, said DUP Health Minister Simon Hamilton A former Basque Country government minister is to lead an expert panel... Read more
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