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In the News: The Best Diet for Your Brain, How Lack of Sleep Can Increase Your Alzheimer’s Risk, and the Powers of Chicken Soup

A low-fat diet may be what’s best for your brain. An animal study out of the University Medical Center Groningen in the Netherlands found that eating a low-fat diet in addition to…

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The Nut That is Good for Your Brain and Gut

Walnuts interact with the brain to help appetite control.  While it has long been suspected that walnuts reduce overeating due to their nutrient-packed makeup, a new study administered by Harvard…

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In the News: Birth Control Could Lower Cancer Risk, How Breathing Can Spread the Flu, Hot Yoga Doesn’t Have to Be Hot to Be Beneficial

Birth control could decrease your risk of endometrial and ovarian cancers. Research published in JAMA Oncology showed that birth control’s ability to affect a woman’s hormones may also lower their cancer risk….

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In the News: The Way That Stress Can Make You Sick, How a Mediterranean Diet Can Help Seniors, and the Effect Sunlight Has on Your Weight

Stress may actually be making you sick. Research performed on mice out of Michigan State University has shown that a protein in the body affects your immune system when you feel…

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In the News: Leaving the House Daily Can Help Seniors Live Longer, Cinnamon Oil May Trigger Fat Burn, Cold and Flu Drug May Halt Cancer Growth

Leaving the house daily can extend seniors’ lives. A study that was recently published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society has found that two million senior citizens rarely or…

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Online Marketers Found Guilty of Peddling Fake Skincare Ads Using Dr. Oz and Other Celeb Names

The Federal Trade Commission has found a group of online marketers guilty of publishing deceptive dietary supplement and skincare advertisements after they sold over 40 health and beauty products using…

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In the News: New Pill That ‘Talks’ to Your Smartphone Approved by FDA, Watching Too Much TV Negates the Effects of Regular Exercise, Women Less Likely to Get CPR From Bystanders

A new pill that ‘talks’ to your smartphone has been approved by FDA. The Food and Drug Administration, in a groundbreaking decision, approved a drug with a digital ingestion tracking…

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In the News: Any Type of Sexual Harassment Can Cause Psychological Harm, Mushrooms May Fight Aging, Extreme Low-Calorie Diet Can Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

Study finds any type of sexual harassment can cause psychological harm. A new study, published in the International Journal of Public Health, which has come at a time when sexual misconduct is…

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In the News: Night-Time Eating May Lead to Health Issues, Brisk Walking Might Help Older Women Live Longer, Effectiveness of Basic Painkillers Over Opioids

Basic painkillers are shown to be just as effective as opioids In a new study published in JAMA, scientists investigated whether alternative painkillers could be as effective in treating pain as…

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In the News: Teen Moms at Risk of Heart Disease, Scientists Find New Mechanism to Block Unwanted Thoughts, Climate Change May Be Causing Health Issues for Millions

Teen moms at risk of heart disease. According to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association, women who have given birth as teens are more likely to develop…

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