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  • 4/10/2010
    A recent survey showed that while all groups report that they don’t get enough sleep, there were interesting differences among the various ethnic groups. Discover what bedtime routines provide a good night's sleep.
  • 4/6/2010
    According to research, the average American’s risk of melanoma in his or her life time increased from one in 1,500 in 1930, to one in 250 in 1980, to one in 74 in 2000, and now sits at one in 58. Whether you are interested in prevention, removal or simply educating yourself about skin cancer this health blog will bring all the pieces together!
  • 4/3/2010
    More than 100 disease outbreaks have occurred on cruise ships since 1970. Arm yourself with the understanding of the dangers of cruises like, food and water contamination, and disease outbreaks.
  • 3/30/2010
    New study reveals that long after a cigarette is put out, the tobacco smoke residue that clings to surfaces reacts with the common indoor air pollutant nitrous acid to produce dangerous carcinogens.
  • 3/27/2010
    A recent study compared the serving sizes of meals depicted in paintings of the Last Supper to the sizes of the disciple's heads in 52 of the best-known versions of the painting, including DaVinci's. Understand what food portions have to do with disease prevention with this health blog!
  • 3/25/2010
    According to research at the University of California, San Diego and Harvard University, lack of sleep is contagious among teens. Why the sleep deprivation among teenagers? Read more!
  • 3/23/2010
    Of two million people who underwent cardiac catheterization between 2004 and 2008, 62% had no significant blockage. Protect yourself and loved ones with heart disease from unnecessary medical procedures.
  • 3/20/2010
    After having Botox injections, patients take longer to respond to the angry and the sad emotions. Educate yourself on the warnings about Botox, Botulinum Toxin A, to avoid health risks.
  • 3/18/2010
    The most bored participants in a study died from heart problems at two-and-a-half times the rate of those who hadn’t reported feeling bored. Prevent cardiovascular problems by understanding the risks that come with boredom.
  • 3/16/2010
    Women who drink alcohol moderately gain less weight than women who do not drink at all. Is moderate drinking resulting in true weight loss or are there other factors involved?
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    3/13/2010
    AMED (alcohol mixed with energy drinks) can trick the brain, making people think they're sober -- or sober enough -- when they're not.
  • 3/11/2010
    An evolved strain of rabies has been found in skunks and foxes in suburban areas of Arizona.
  • 3/9/2010
    If your home is your sanctuary, you might want to reconsider what you decorate it with, especially if you plan to get pregnant. A recent study out of the School of Public Health at the University of California in Berkeley has found that chemicals commonly used to fire-proof furniture, textiles, plastics and electronics manage to get into the bloodstream and apparently, exert a powerful influence on fertility.
  • 3/6/2010
    A recent study found that chemicals (PBDEs) commonly used to fire-proof furniture, textiles, plastics and electronics manage to get into the bloodstream and apparently, exert a powerful influence on fertility.
  • 3/3/2010
    Kids today are far more troubled than they were back in 1938, during the great Depression, including shifts in psychological problems, mental health, teen depression and the use of antidepressants by children.
  • 2/27/2010
    Kids these days spend virtually all their free time online or plugged into entertainment media, including video games, social networking and mobile devices which is creating issues with grades, social development and pediatric sleep disorders.
  • 2/25/2010
    In a recent study, virtually all the subjects felt better in all ways starting at day’s end on Friday and continuing right up until punch-in time on Monday.
  • 2/23/2010
    Kids brought up by grandparents appear to be overfed, and as a result, their health is at risk but is it really the fault of the grandparents or is there more to childhood obesity than meets the eye?
  • 2/20/2010
    A new study found that quitting smoking raises your risk for diabetes, learn more about this study and the natural alternatives for diabetes prevention.
  • 2/18/2010
    About 40 percent of all men suffer from a condition known as gynecomastia -- male breasts. Discover what can be done naturally to rebalance hormones instead of going through surgery.
  • 2/16/2010
    A new study has found that eating dark chocolate inhibits the risk of having a stroke or dying from one.
  • 2/13/2010
    In a new report aimed to once again scare all users of herbal supplements, the medical community has issued a warning indicating that taking certain herbs when on heart medication poses big-time risks.
  • 2/11/2010
    New studies indicate that the decrease in sleep that comes with advancing years isn’t necessarily a result of dysfunction: it’s a normal part of aging. Don't miss this blog for anti aging tips, information about insomnia and quality sleep.
  • 2/9/2010
    A new study shows that Metformin helps obese teens lose weight when combined with exercise and a healthy diet, but are the side effects of Metformin causing more harm than good and is the study really looking at the correct issue.
  • 2/6/2010
    A recent study out of Tufts University, just published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, found a significant discrepancy between calorie counts listed on menus and the actual calories contained in the meal.

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