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Sedentary Lifestyle Riskier Than Smoking, Diabetes and Other Health Problems

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Most people know smoking is bad for them, as is heart disease and diabetes. However, a sedentary lifestyle is actually much worse than any of these. That’s according to Dr. Wael Jaber’s new study. The Cleveland Clinic doctor said being unfit during an exercise stress test can be even worse than being a diabetic, hypertensive […]

October 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Health,New | Read More »

Is Chocolate Milk A Better Post-Workout Option

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Gym and exercise enthusiasts swear by special sports drinks such as protein shakes to help them with the recovery process of their workouts. However, a new study has revealed that a much simpler drink just as delicious could aid in the recovery process. It’s good old chocolate milk. According to Iran’s Shahid Sadoughi University research, […]

July 15th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

More People In India Diagnosed With Deadly Nipah Virus

The fatal Nipah virus infection has infected over 20 people in India. Of those showing symptoms, nine in the Kerala region has died. Jagat Prakash Nadda, India’s Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, has asked the Director of the National Center for Disease Control to see firsthand the area in which the virus has […]

May 24th, 2018 | Posted in Health,New | Read More »

Parental Warning: Kids Now Snorting Condoms For Fun

Parents, there’s just another Internet challenge you need to keep in mind. This one is getting people’s attention and making people scratch their heads. The new challenge involves condoms being snorted by young adults and teenagers. Internet challenges used to be simple – eating spoonfuls of cinnamon and chugging milk. But today, most of the […]

April 1st, 2018 | Posted in Health,New | Read More »

Is Romaine Lettuce The Cause Of E. coli Outbreak?

If you love eating romaine lettuce, you’re being advised to avoid it until the source of the E. coli outbreak has been identified. U.S. health officials said 58 people in both the United States and Canada have become sick after eating the allegedly tainted lettuce. The Food and Drug Administration and Center for Disease Control […]

January 6th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

Your Poop May Indicate The Effectiveness Of Your Diet

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Did you know that your diet may be affected by the poop that’s in your intestines? According to a study that looked at stool samples and is published in the International Journal of Obesity, a diet’s success may be the result of the bacteria in a person’s gut. 62 overweight participants were involved in the […]

September 19th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

Kissing Bug Disease Far Deadlier Than Originally Thought

It was once believed that the Kissing Bug was a harmless insect, but new studies show that it can pack a deadly punch. The kissing bug gets its name for biting the faces and lips of people while sleeping. It turns out these kisses can be fatal. After they pierce the skin, the bug excretes […]

May 21st, 2017 | Posted in Health,New | Read More »

Study Finds That Menstrual Synchrony Not A Real Thing

A recent study found that it’s a myth that women who live and/or work together end up with periods that sync with one another. In 1971, the idea of menstrual synchrony was developed by Harvard scientist Martha McClintock, after she looked at women in dormitories and the effect it had on their menstrual cycles. Since […]

April 12th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

U.S. Healthcare Spending Hits $3.2 Trillion

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The U.S. increased its total health care spending last year, hitting $3.2 trillion – the fastest rate since the recession in 2008. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, this is an average of close to $10,000 per person. The increase is attributed to the rise of Americans having health insurance, either through […]

December 3rd, 2016 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

HHS Agency Agrees ACA Law Needs Changing To Ensure Affordability

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Health policy analysts said many people are about to be hit with a rate hike for health insurance plans offered through the Affordable Care Act. Consumers’ out-of-pocket costs are anticipated to rise in 2017 with some insurers claiming they’re going to remove themselves from the exchange program in several states. Sylvia Burwell, secretary of the […]

October 20th, 2016 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

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