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Today’s Headlines: Exercising Can Help Lower Risk of Heart Disease, How to Undo the Damage of a Sedentary Lifestyle, and What May Be Causing Your Gluten Sensitivity

Exercising for two and a half hours per week may decrease your risk of heart disease. Women under the age of 50 can lower their risk by about 25 percent…

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Today’s Headlines: How Exercise Can Help Your Knees, The Computer Training That May Lower Your Risk For Dementia, and Why You May Not Need a Yearly Body Scan

Physical therapy may be just as effective as surgery for your knees. A small clinical trial from Denmark and Norway found that physical therapy can alleviate pain and help those…

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Today’s Headlines: Why Government-Subsidized Food May Not Be the Best Food, The Chemicals Being Removed From Wal-Mart Products, and New Regions Discovered in the Brain

The U.S. government’s agricultural subsidies encourage the production of unhealthy foods. Crops like corn and wheat and foods like meat are often turned into sweeteners, refined carbs, and processed meats,…

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Dietary Fats: The Shift in Expert Recommendations

Written by Russ Barton, MS, CNS, CISSN, Senior Nutrition Scientist at USANA Sponsored by USANA Health Sciences Science has come a long way since the simplistic admonition in the 1980s for…

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Today’s Headlines: 10 Risk Factors of a Stroke, How a Vaginal Ring Can Protect Against HIV, and an Announcement From the CDC About Gonorrhea

Researchers have found that there are 10 common conditions that could be warning signs for a stroke. While not all factors can be cured or prevented, researchers believe that knowing…

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Today’s Headlines: The Connection Between Soda and Cancer, Why Being Overweight Can Decrease Your Life Span, and an Update on the Zika Virus

A new study suggests that drinking soda could increase your risk for developing cancer in your gallbladder or liver. These cancers have been observed to affect those with a higher…

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Today’s Headlines: Flour Recalls Due to E. Coli, The Correlation Between Drinking Water and Weight Loss, and The Gene That May Put You at a Greater Risk for Skin Cancer

General Mills issued a recall on many products containing contaminating batches of flour. The products being recalled include Krusteaz Blueberry Pancake Mix, Betty Crocker Delights Super Moist Party Rainbow Chip…

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Today’s Headlines: Dermatologists Say Popular Sunscreens Are Not Effective, the Way to Slow Down Bone Loss, and Why Certain Foods May Be to Blame For Health Issues

Certain sunscreens are ineffective, despite their reviews and reputation. Dermatologists tested 65 best-selling sunscreens, the top 1% of all sunscreen purchases on Amazon.com to see how beneficial they really were….

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Today’s Headlines: Why You Can Eat Butter in Moderation, The Benefits of Eating on a Schedule, and Why You Shouldn’t Worry Too Much About Subway Germs

Having butter in your diet may not be as harmful as previously thought. In a new study, researchers claim that while butter is in no way considered a health food,…

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Today’s Headlines: An Update on the Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine, How Playing Cards Can Help Stroke Recovery, and the Benefits of Owning a Pet

This week, experts announced that they believe FluMist® is not effective. Advisors to the CDC found that it has not significantly prevented influenza in the last couple of years and…

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