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  • 7/3/2014
    According to new research, residing in a place that is conducive to lots of walking means you may be less likely to become obese or develop diabetes.
  • 7/1/2014
    Exposure to UV rays may trigger the production of endorphins, causing the same euphoria that certain drugs do and potentially resulting in a similar type of physical addiction.
  • 6/28/2014
    The presence of a greater number of moles on a woman's skin appears to correspond with having an increased risk of developing breast cancer.
  • 6/26/2014
    A new drug proved so effective during testing that, for ethical reasons, scientists pulled the control subjects off of the placebo and give them the medication, too.
  • 6/24/2014
    A recent study found that an astonishing 400,000 people in the United States may have chlamydia that is currently undiagnosed.
  • 6/21/2014
    A recent study found that the amount of pain for men during recovery from a major invasive procedure is more substantial than it is for women recovering from the same surgery.
  • 6/19/2014
    Back in 2011, legislation was proposed that would have required US tobacco companies to put graphic warning labels on cigarettes, It never happened.
  • 6/17/2014
    Both the timing and frequency of introducing a vegetable to a baby appear to be integral to achieving success in the child developing a taste for that particular item
  • 6/14/2014
    A large study published in The American Journal of Epidemiology a few years ago reported a notable increase in hearing loss among women who took NSAIDS like Tylenol, Motrin, and Advil.
  • 6/12/2014
    While the U.S. is still number one on the obesity list, countries everywhere are following suit and close to 30 percent of the worldwide population is now either overweight or obese.
  • 6/10/2014
    There is a disparity between the forms of cancer typically diagnosed in wealthy individuals versus the forms typically diagnosed in poor individuals.
  • 6/7/2014
    Those with the highest scores for cynicism facea 3.13 greater risk of developing dementia compared to trusting individuals no matter their lifestyle habits, health status, economic status, age or sex.
  • 6/5/2014
    According to a recent study, which took place at the pulmonary sleep lab at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, New York, sleep apnea appears to be linked to a loss of hearing.
  • airplane interior Germs on Jets
    A new study has determined that two potentially dangerous types of germs--E. coli and MRSA--may linger within a plane long after the human carrier who deposited them there has gone.
  • 5/31/2014
    Treating children with antibiotics before their first birthday may double the likelihood that they will develop asthma at some point in their lives.
  • 5/29/2014
    A recent study, conducted at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, discovered that the rate of cervical cancer in the United States is considerably higher than any other estimates reached before.
  • 5/27/2014
    China may get all the headlines for tainted food, but there were five separate, large-scale, tainted food recalls in just one day in the U.S. last week.
  • 5/24/2014
    One out of every five dogs or cats is clinically obese. That comes to about 100 million chubby pets, if you're doing the math.
  • 5/22/2014
    Heightened levels of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere may cause some of the plants we consume to have notably reduced concentrations of both iron and zinc compared to their present state.
  • stressing yourself and mortality
    Middle-aged people who have stressful relationships with their spouse, other family members, or neighbors appear to have a higher mortality risk than their counterparts who experience less conflict.
  • aspirin heart
    This week, in a miracle turnaround, the Food and Drug Administration withdrew its recommendation that all at-risk patients should take an aspirin a day to prevent heart attacks.
  • vitamin d formula
    A recent study out of China has determined that greater levels of vitamin D are associated with higher survival rates from various forms of cancer.
  • pregnant eating
    According to new research, nutrition and a woman's diet just prior to and at the time of conception may have a permanent effect on the DNA of her child.
  • hand sanitzier
    A new study has found that triclosan, which is used in antimicrobial soaps may encourage the development of human breast cancer cells both in a laboratory setting and within living tissue.
  • nail dry machine
    An article in the Journal of the American Medical Association says that the ultraviolet lamps many salons use to dry nails give off dangerous radiation that can cause skin cancer.