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CNN
U.S. leads the world in mass shootingsWhen it comes to gun massacres, the United States is tragically exceptional: Th
U.S. leads the world in mass shootings
CNN / Posted 47 minutes ago
When it comes to gun massacres, the United States is tragically exceptional: There are more public mass shootings in the United States than in any other country in the world, according to a new study. Between 1966 and 2012, there were 90 mass... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Gun Control Might Not Have Stopped The WDBJ Shooter. That's Not The Point.Would stricter gun laws have saved the lives of Alison Parker and Adam Ward? Pr
Gun Control Might Not Have Stopped The WDBJ Shooter. That's Not The Point.
The Huffington Post / Posted 13 hours ago
Would stricter gun laws have saved the lives of Alison Parker and Adam Ward? Probably not. Would stricter gun laws have saved the lives of many other people? Probably. That’s a fair reading of the latest research -- and something to remember now... Read more
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Boulder Weekly
eco-briefsThe recent discovery of intersex fish — males with eggs in their testes — in 60
eco-briefs
Boulder Weekly / Posted 17 hours ago
The recent discovery of intersex fish — males with eggs in their testes — in 60 percent of male black bass in North Carolina waterways adds to the growing accounts of intersex fish across the country. Scientists at North Carolina State University... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Why US leads world in mass shootingsWhen a gunman opened fire Wednesday on two Virginia journalists and the woman t
Why US leads world in mass shootings
KTVZ Bend / Posted 17 hours ago
When a gunman opened fire Wednesday on two Virginia journalists and the woman they were interviewing on live TV, he was influenced by a long history of public mass killings throughout the country. Shooter Vester Lee Flanagan II said he admired mass... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Why the U.S. has the most mass shootingsWhen a gunman opened fire Wednesday on two Virginia journalists and the woman t
Why the U.S. has the most mass shootings
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 17 hours ago
When a gunman opened fire Wednesday on two Virginia journalists and the woman they were interviewing on live TV, he was influenced by a long history of public mass killings throughout the country. Shooter Vester Lee Flanagan II said he admired mass... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Why the US has the most mass shootingsWhen a gunman opened fire Wednesday on two Virginia journalists and the woman t
Why the US has the most mass shootings
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted yesterday
When a gunman opened fire Wednesday on two Virginia journalists and the woman they were interviewing on live TV, he was influenced by a long history of public mass killings throughout the country. Shooter Vester Lee Flanagan II said he admired mass... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
U.S. leads the world in mass shootingsWhen a gunman opened fire Wednesday on two Virginia journalists and the woman t
U.S. leads the world in mass shootings
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
When a gunman opened fire Wednesday on two Virginia journalists and the woman they were interviewing on live TV, he was influenced by a long history of public mass killings throughout the country. Shooter Vester Lee Flanagan II said he admired mass... Read more
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iol.co.za
Want to be a dad? Eat chickenINDEPENDENT MEDIAMen who consumed the most processed meat were 34 percent less
Want to be a dad? Eat chicken
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAMen who consumed the most processed meat were 34 percent less likely to father a child at each round of IVF than those who had the least. Picture: Steve Lawrence London - Men who regularly eat sausages and bacon could be damaging... Read more
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redOrbit
Could breast milk be toxic?Mothers who breastfeed their children may be passing along much-needed vitamins
Could breast milk be toxic?
redOrbit / Posted 3 days ago
Mothers who breastfeed their children may be passing along much-needed vitamins and nutrients to help their brains develop and their immune system fight off infection, but a new study shows that breast milk may also be exposing infants to toxic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Breast-Feeding May Expose Infants to Toxic ChemicalsNew mothers may inadvertently pass industrial chemicals along to their babies t
Breast-Feeding May Expose Infants to Toxic Chemicals
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
New mothers may inadvertently pass industrial chemicals along to their babies through breast-feeding which might lower the effectiveness of some childhood vaccinations, researchers report. The class of chemicals called perfluorinated alkylates... Read more
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Medical News Today
What is high blood pressure? What causes high blood pressure?High blood pressure is also known as hypertension. Blood pressure is the amount
What is high blood pressure? What causes high blood pressure?
Medical News Today / Posted 4 days ago
High blood pressure is also known as hypertension. Blood pressure is the amount of force exerted against the walls of the arteries as blood flows through them - if a person has high blood pressure it means that the walls of the arteries are receiving... Read more
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MedCity News
Can breastfeeding potentially do more harm than good?Generally speaking, most mothers are told that breastfeeding their new baby is
Can breastfeeding potentially do more harm than good?
MedCity News / Posted 7 days ago
Generally speaking, most mothers are told that breastfeeding their new baby is the best option for keeping them healthy, and I think it’s fair to say that is true in most cases. But according to writer Tara Haelle, a contributor for Forbes, a new... Read more
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Daily Mail
Breastfeeding could pass on toxic chemicals to babies, scientists warnBreastfeeding 'could be passing on toxic chemicals to babies': Compounds found
Breastfeeding could pass on toxic chemicals to babies, scientists warn
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Breastfeeding 'could be passing on toxic chemicals to babies': Compounds found on everyday items such as pans may damage children's immune systems, study claims Perfluorinated alkylate substances can suppress a child's immune system Mothers warned... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Tiny Concentrations of Teflon Chemical Harmful to Public HealthWASHINGTON - Newly published research shows that even very small doses of the T
Tiny Concentrations of Teflon Chemical Harmful to Public Health
CommonDreams.org / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON - Newly published research shows that even very small doses of the Teflon chemical PFOA in drinking water pose a more serious threat to public health than previously thought. EWG’s report on the research, released today, shows that federal... Read more
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Western Advocate
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of breast cancer: studyOne alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of breast cancer: study
Western Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer, according to new research that challenges Australia's current drinking guidelines. One glass of wine a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer,... Read more
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Brisbane Times
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of cancerOne glass of wine a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer,
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of cancer
Brisbane Times / Posted 9 days ago
One glass of wine a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer, according to new research. Photo: Supplied One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer, according to new research that challenges... Read more
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WA Today
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of cancerOne glass of wine a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer,
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of cancer
WA Today / Posted 9 days ago
One glass of wine a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer, according to new research. Photo: Supplied One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer, according to new research that challenges... Read more
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The Age
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of cancerOne glass of wine a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer,
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of cancer
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
One glass of wine a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer, according to new research. Photo: Supplied One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer, according to new research that challenges... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Just one drink can raise breast cancer risk - experts"Women with a family history of breast cancer, should consider reducing their a
Just one drink can raise breast cancer risk - experts
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
"Women with a family history of breast cancer, should consider reducing their alcohol intake to below recommended limits, or even abstaining altogether." Photo / iStock Just one small glass of wine a day raises a woman's risk of cancer, scientists... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of breast cancer: studyOne alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of breast cancer: study
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 9 days ago
One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer, according to new research that challenges Australia's current drinking guidelines. One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer,... Read more
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The Young Witness
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of breast cancer: studyOne alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of breast cancer: study
The Young Witness / Posted 9 days ago
One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer, according to new research that challenges Australia's current drinking guidelines. One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer,... Read more
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Western Advocate
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of breast cancer: studyOne alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of breast cancer: study
Western Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer, according to new research that challenges Australia's current drinking guidelines. One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer,... Read more
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Kiama Independent
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of breast cancer: studyOne alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of breast cancer: study
Kiama Independent / Posted 9 days ago
One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer, according to new research that challenges Australia's current drinking guidelines. One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer,... Read more
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Manning River Times
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of breast cancer: studyOne alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of breast cancer: study
Manning River Times / Posted 9 days ago
One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer, according to new research that challenges Australia's current drinking guidelines. One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer,... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of breast cancer: studyOne alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of breast cancer: study
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 9 days ago
One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer, according to new research that challenges Australia's current drinking guidelines. One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer,... Read more
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The North West Star
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of breast cancer: studyOne alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of breast cancer: study
The North West Star / Posted 9 days ago
One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer, according to new research that challenges Australia's current drinking guidelines. One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of breast cancer: studyOne alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of breast cancer: study
Daily Liberal / Posted 9 days ago
One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer, according to new research that challenges Australia's current drinking guidelines. One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer,... Read more
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Daily Mail
One drink a day raises breast cancer risk: Women who consume alcohol every day increase chance of developing certain typ
One drink a day raises breast cancer risk
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
: Women who consume alcohol every day increase chance of developing certain types of the disease by 13% Women who drink every day were most likely to develop breast cancer followed by tumours of liver, bowel,... Read more
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The Border Mail
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of breast cancer: studyOne alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of breast cancer: study
The Border Mail / Posted 9 days ago
One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer, according to new research that challenges Australia's current drinking guidelines. One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of breast cancer: studyOne alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of breast cancer: study
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer, according to new research that challenges Australia's current drinking guidelines. One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer,... Read more
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The Courier
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of breast cancer: studyOne alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer
One drink a day increases a woman's risk of breast cancer: study
The Courier / Posted 9 days ago
One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer, according to new research that challenges Australia's current drinking guidelines. One alcoholic drink a day is enough to increase a woman's risk of breast cancer,... Read more
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The Advocate
CANCER Q&AHow do I evaluate my risk of getting cancer? According to the National Cancer
CANCER Q&A
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
How do I evaluate my risk of getting cancer? According to the National Cancer Institute, a risk factor is something that may increase the chance of developing a disease. There are four types of risk factors for cancer — behavioral, biological,... Read more
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Newswise
Police More Likely to Be Killed on Duty in States with High Gun Ownership Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsAmerican Journal of Public Hea
Police More Likely to Be Killed on Duty in States with High Gun Ownership
Newswise / Posted 14 days ago
Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsAmerican Journal of Public Health Newswise — Camden and Newark, New Jersey, are perceived as two of the most violent cities in... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Are there more gun deaths in the U.S. than anywhere else in the world?In the days and weeks following the deadly shootings in South Carolina, the pol
Are there more gun deaths in the U.S. than anywhere else in the world?
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 15 days ago
In the days and weeks following the deadly shootings in South Carolina, the political world has touched on the issue of gun violence and gun deaths in the United States. While some groups feel that stricter gun regulations would be the way to go,... Read more
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FOX News
Is butter back? The truth about this favorite fatRead enough health studies and you come to realize darn near every theory has o
Is butter back? The truth about this favorite fat
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
Read enough health studies and you come to realize darn near every theory has one study proving one thing and another study proving the exact opposite. It's a cold, confusing world out there, and though science tries to make sense of it all, absolute... Read more
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The Huffington Post
This Study Says Saturated Fat Is OK. Ignore It.According to a new study, we're focusing on the wrong fat. A review of past re
This Study Says Saturated Fat Is OK. Ignore It.
The Huffington Post / Posted 15 days ago
According to a new study, we're focusing on the wrong fat. A review of past research just published in the medical journal BMJ found that eating a diet rich in saturated fat — found mostly in meat and full-fat dairy — isnot linked to cardiovascular... Read more
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The Columbian
Coca-Cola-funded researchers: We don't need to drink less sodaWASHINGTON — Leave it to the world's largest seller of sugary drinks to tell pe
Coca-Cola-funded researchers: We don't need to drink less soda
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
WASHINGTON — Leave it to the world's largest seller of sugary drinks to tell people how to lose weight. Amid a national obesity epidemic, Coca-Cola has been quietly supporting a new nonprofit organization called the Global Energy Balance Network... Read more
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Boston Herald
The heat is on!: Spicy foods are good for youHeat-seeking Americans were peppered with good news last week, when the Harvard
The heat is on!: Spicy foods are good for you
Boston Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Heat-seeking Americans were peppered with good news last week, when the Harvard School of Public Health reported that spicy foods help you live longer. “If you eat more spicy food you have a lower risk of premature mortality,” Harvard School of... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Does owning a gun make you safer? Not according to the dataThe United States has the most heavily armed civilian population in the First W
Does owning a gun make you safer? Not according to the data
Greenwich Time / Posted 20 days ago
The United States has the most heavily armed civilian population in the First World; our homes contain enough firearms for every man, woman and child. Why do so many Americans own guns? The main reason, according to surveys, is protection. Advocates... Read more
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The News-Times
Does owning a gun make you safer? Not according to the dataThe United States has the most heavily armed civilian population in the First W
Does owning a gun make you safer? Not according to the data
The News-Times / Posted 20 days ago
The United States has the most heavily armed civilian population in the First World; our homes contain enough firearms for every man, woman and child. Why do so many Americans own guns? The main reason, according to surveys, is protection. Advocates... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Study: spicy food may help you live longer!A new study says spicy foods may help you live longer. It found people who ate
Study: spicy food may help you live longer!
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 21 days ago
A new study says spicy foods may help you live longer. It found people who ate spicy foods six or seven times a week had a 14 percent lower risk of death compared to people who only ate spicy food less than once a week. The study points to the... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Physician, exercise thyself‘Do as I say, not as I do” has long been the mantra of doctors. But newly emerg
Physician, exercise thyself
Mail & Guardian / Posted 21 days ago
‘Do as I say, not as I do” has long been the mantra of doctors. But newly emerging data from the Discovery Vitality Group strongly suggests that it should be “do as the doctor does”. Chronic disease’s impactThe financial health burden is increasing... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Spicy foods may help you live longerHot, hot, hot foods are the focus of new research released this week suggesting
Spicy foods may help you live longer
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 21 days ago
Hot, hot, hot foods are the focus of new research released this week suggesting that eating fiery ingredients such as chili peppers may do more than burn your tongue. These foods may help you live longer. "There is accumulating evidence from mostly... Read more
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McCook Daily Gazette
Your hot sauce addition might be a good thing after allDo you have a hot sauce addiction? Served scrambled eggs, do you find yourself
Your hot sauce addition might be a good thing after all
McCook Daily Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
Do you have a hot sauce addiction? Served scrambled eggs, do you find yourself looking for the Tabasco or salsa? Is your pizza incomplete without a little burn? Is hot sauce more at home on your salad than vinaigrette? Use the spicy condiment... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Study: Spicy foods may help you live longerHot, hot, hot foods are the focus of new research released this week suggesting
Study: Spicy foods may help you live longer
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 21 days ago
Hot, hot, hot foods are the focus of new research released this week suggesting that eating fiery ingredients such as chili peppers may do more than burn your tongue. These foods may help you live longer. "There is accumulating evidence from mostly... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Study: Spicy foods may help you live longerHot, hot, hot foods are the focus of new research released this week suggesting
Study: Spicy foods may help you live longer
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 21 days ago
Hot, hot, hot foods are the focus of new research released this week suggesting that eating fiery ingredients such as chili peppers may do more than burn your tongue. These foods may help you live longer. "There is accumulating evidence from mostly... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Spicy foods may help you live longerHot, hot, hot foods are the focus of new research released this week suggesting
Spicy foods may help you live longer
Local 10 Miami / Posted 21 days ago
Hot, hot, hot foods are the focus of new research released this week suggesting that eating fiery ingredients such as chili peppers may do more than burn your tongue. These foods may help you live longer. "There is accumulating evidence from mostly... Read more
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News 8000
Spicy foods may help you live longerHot, hot, hot foods are the focus of new research released this week suggesting
Spicy foods may help you live longer
News 8000 / Posted 21 days ago
Hot, hot, hot foods are the focus of new research released this week suggesting that eating fiery ingredients such as chili peppers may do more than burn your tongue. These foods may help you live longer. "There is accumulating evidence from mostly... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Study: Spicy foods may help you live longerHot, hot, hot foods are the focus of new research released this week suggesting
Study: Spicy foods may help you live longer
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 21 days ago
Hot, hot, hot foods are the focus of new research released this week suggesting that eating fiery ingredients such as chili peppers may do more than burn your tongue. These foods may help you live longer. "There is accumulating evidence from mostly... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Spicy foods may help you live longerHot, hot, hot foods are the focus of new research released this week suggesting
Spicy foods may help you live longer
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 21 days ago
Hot, hot, hot foods are the focus of new research released this week suggesting that eating fiery ingredients such as chili peppers may do more than burn your tongue. These foods may help you live longer. "There is accumulating evidence from mostly... Read more
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