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As Many as 20% of Schizophrenia Cases May Be Related to Toxoplasmosis

Most have only heard of the little parasite Toxoplasma gondii in the context of cats and pregnant women. If you’ve been pregnant, you may have heard your doctor tell you…

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Today’s Headlines: Heart Failure, Chocolate and the Body Clock

Gut microbes may play a role in heart failure. We’ve heard a lot lately about how the bacteria in and on our bodies can affect our health, but it looks…

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Beets Help Improve Blood Flow to Muscles

Beets aren’t the most common root vegetable on the American table. But they’re rich in a variety of vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients, which has made them a popular addition to many a…

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Today’s Headlines: Music, Hand Washing and Foot Pain

Listening to music while you work out may boost performance. It seems like most people in today’s gyms are wearing headphones and a new study out this week shows why…

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Olive Oil Found to Be Best for Frying

We all know we’re supposed to go for baked or grilled when we have the option, but we all indulge in a fried food once in a while. Fried food…

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Today’s Headlines: Breast Cancer, Vaccines and Walnuts

One version of a gene may protect Latinas from breast cancer. The average woman has about a 1 in 7 chance of developing breast cancer at some point in her…

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Aging Positively Leads to Mental and Physical Gains

The media loves to plaster the virtues of youth in magazines, TV shows and billboards whenever it gets the chance. On the flip side, old age is often viewed negatively, and…

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Today’s Headlines: Unsaturated Fats, Ovarian Cancer and Weight Loss

Eating unsaturated fats balances weight gain. Gaining a few pounds may not seem like a big deal, but your body responds to the weight with resistance to insulin (a precursor…

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How Breakfast Changes Your Brain

People tend to fall into one of two camps when it comes to breakfast: those who eat it and those who don’t. While some in the latter camp staunchly deny the…

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Today’s Headlines: Smelling Skin, Typing and Poop Pills

Smell is sensed by more than your nose. While the nose has long been thought to be the main receptor for molecules wafting through the air, it turns out other…

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