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Today’s Headlines: Artificial Sweeteners, Cervical Cancer and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Artificial sweeteners may be messing with your blood sugar. Zero calorie alternatives to sugar have become the mainstay of those looking to lose weight while maintaining sweetness. But a new…

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Today’s Headlines: Leg Pain, Tooth Decay and Commuting

Chiropractic care might help your leg pain. Chiropractic is a widely used therapy for a variety of chronic pains. But the evidence for its efficacy has always been conflicting. A…

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Lower Activity in One Part of the Brain Affects Food Craving and Consumption

Snack cravings can strike at any time, and resisting the urge can be challenging. New research this week indicates that a specific part of your brain plays a significant role…

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Today’s Headlines: Fat Shaming, Anxiety Pills and Fructose

Fat shaming leads to weight gain. Trashing someone for being overweight doesn’t work according to a new study out this week. Almost 3,000 adults were asked if they had experienced…

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Dirty Surfaces Can Rapidly Spread Disease

Surfaces that other people have touched can be pretty dirty. Each person who touches a surface, whether it’s a doorknob or a keyboard, leaves their own microbial mark. A new…

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Today’s Headlines: Short Walks, Lung Cancer and Hot Flashes

5-minute walks reverse some ill effects of sitting. Studies continue to mount about how bad long-periods of sitting are for us. A new study out this week provides some hope…

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New Program to Collect Unused Controlled Medications

Many people, for one reason or another, have been prescribed a controlled medication at some point in their life. It might have been Oxycontin after a painful surgery, Xanax for…

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Today’s Headlines: Gateway Drugs, Alzheimer’s, and Obesity Numbers

E-cigarettes may make other drugs more addictive. Controversy continues to swirl around e-cigs and just how good or bad for users they are. New research out this week suggests that…

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Double Mastectomy May Not Decrease Risk of Death From Cancer

Double mastectomy, or surgery where both breasts are removed, has become a mainstay of treatment for certain types of breast cancer. Surgeons have increasingly used the procedure to remove both…

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Today’s Headlines: Action Movies, Brain Training and E-Cigs

Action movies make you snack more. There’s a reason that a box of popcorn is empty by the end of the film. A group of researchers set out to see…

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