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  • Science Proves Women Have Better Memories Than Men?

    March 23, 2015

    KUSA – Women are going to love this. There is actually a scientific reason why men may not have the best memories. So if it seems like men are constantly looking for their keys or wallets, or always forget someone’s name and have to ask their counterparts for help, it has a scientific basis behind it. A ...
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  • Coke as a healthy treat?

    March 16, 2015

    By CANDICE CHOI AP Food Industry Writer NEW YORK  — If a column in honor of heart health suggests a can of Coke as a snack, you might want to read the fine print. The world’s biggest beverage maker, which struggles with declining soda consumption in the U.S., is working with fitness and nutrition experts who suggest its ...
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  • 7 Weird Ways Daylight Saving Time Affects Your Health

    March 9, 2015

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                      1. You’re not being dramatic—it does mess with your sleep cycle. It took 29 percent of Americans a full week to feel normal again after losing an hour of sleep, according to a February 2014 survey from the Better Sleep Council. What’s more, 12 percent forgot to do something important and 5 percent said they acted ...
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  • That Lemon Wedge’s Dirty Little Secret

    March 3, 2015

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    Think twice before ordering another drink with one added. “Can I have a glass of water — and can you add a slice of lemon?” Whether it’s going into your water, cocktail, tea, or soda, the lemon slice is a common drink companion. But have you ever wondered where it’s actually been? Buzzkill alert — those restaurant ...
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  • 7 Heart-Healthy Superfoods

    February 24, 2015

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                February is American Heart Month, which reminds us that heart disease is still the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Every year, one in four deaths are caused by heart disease. The good news is that your lifestyle choices can improve the health of your heart. Making simple ...
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  • Your Tongue Is Trying to Tell You Something Important About Your Health

    February 19, 2015

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    You can learn a lot just by opening your mouth. Pain, itching, funky spots and odors—your body is always dropping you clues about what’s going on with your health. But there’s one body part you probably don’t consider when you’re trying to get a hold on your overall wellbeing: your tongue. Diagnosing illnesses and conditions based ...
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  • Why Is Everyone Freaking Out About Aluminum?

    February 5, 2015

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    It’s the active ingredient in the most effective antiperspirants—but is it doing more harm than good? Maybe you read somewhere that aluminum in antiperspirants isn’t healthy, or maybe you were on the receiving end of that weird 1990s email chain claiming antiperspirants cause breast cancer. Whatever the reason, you have antiperspirant doubts—but should you? Is the patchouli-wearing ...
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  • 8 Science-Backed Reasons to Read a (Real) Book

    January 29, 2015

    Sorry, e-readers. These benefits come from old-fashioned paper books only Although more and more people own e-books, it seems safe to say thatreal books aren’t going anywhere yet. Eighty-eight percent of the Americans who read e-books continue to read printed ones as well. And while we’re all for the convenience of digital downloads and a lighter load, we can’t bring ourselves ...
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  • Is Facebook hazardous to your health?

    January 15, 2015

    You may do it standing in line, sitting at a red light or even in the middle of a conversation. Mark Zuckerberg himself estimates you spend 40 minutes of every day doing it. It’s Facebook. And research indicates the pervasive urge to see what’s been posted since the last time you checked could be cutting into ...
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  • One Good Reason to Give More Hugs

    January 8, 2015

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    Kristiina Kontoniemi/Getty Images Not only can hugs lower stress, but they may also help keep our bodies healthy, according to new research. Feeling a little Grinch-like? Time to re-think: a new study offers a good reason to spread the love this holiday season. The research, published in Psychological Science, suggests that hugging could be a fast track to health. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University asked ...
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