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Dieting With Dental Considerations

Sugar-laden foods that cling to your teeth can wreak havoc on dental health because they lead to tooth decay.

01/24/2014

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Internationally, Body Language Is Similar After A Win

Researchers studying body language discovered whether competitors were blind or from different parts of the world, displays of triumph were the same.

01/23/2014

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Diet Soda Alone Is Not The Answer To Weight Loss

If you’re looking to lose weight, switching to diet drinks as a sole intervention will probably not provide you with the results you desire.

01/22/2014

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The Economic Effect On Diet

Could the recent economic downturn improve our health? Certainly not from a standpoint of stress, but it did cause Americans to eat less overall, at least according to the USDA.

01/21/2014

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Strength Training And Cardio Decrease Type 2 Diabetes Risk For Women

Researchers found that women who engaged in both aerobic exercise and muscle strengthening activities were only a third as likely to develop diabetes than their inactive counterparts.

01/20/2014

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CDC: Doctors Don’t Talk To Patients About Alcohol Use

Most doctors don’t talk to their patients about alcohol use even though drinking is responsible for almost 90,000 deaths each year.

01/17/2014

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Teen Fitness May Correlate With Adult Heart Health

The exercise you do as an adolescent may actually reduce your heart attack risk in the future, unless you become obese.

01/16/2014

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Still Too Many Smokers

Smoking has declined in the past 5 decades as has cancer and heart disease but there are still almost 50 million smokers likely to suffer the unnecessary consequences.

01/15/2014

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Most Kids Don’t Get Enough Exercise

After a study of young teens, the CDC found that only 25% of kids get enough exercise: 60 minutes of physical activity every single day.

01/14/2014

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‘Traffic Light’ Food Labeling Leads To Healthier Choices

Labeling choices by color, researchers found there was a 12% increase in the purchase of “green” or healthy foods and a 20% decrease in the purchase of “red” or unhealthy foods.

01/13/2014

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Monitoring Radiation Exposure And Risk

Many people talk about the use of unnecessary tests and problems with radiation exposure. But where did this information come from?

01/10/2014

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Managing Pain In Final Stages Of Cancer

Narcotics may be the only humane way to deal with severe pain at the end of life.

01/09/2014

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Controlling High Blood Pressure Is A Must

We know that high blood pressure is called the silent killer. It’s also well known that many people refuse to take medications to control it.

01/08/2014

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Singing Improves Brain’s Ability To Learn

Learning to sing promotes structural changes in the brain that help you learn.

01/07/2014

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Aging And Pregnancy Effect Metabolism Of Medication

Our bodies change over the years and one of the most important changes that occur has to do with metabolizing drugs.

01/06/2014