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Male victims of sexual assault: a 10 years’ study from an assault center

When talking about sexual assault, people mainly consider women as victims. However, men can be victims too. In particular, gay and bisexual men, men...
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Can drinking make you happy?

It is known that drinking alcohol too much can lower our wellbeing. Too much alcohol consumption can cause high blood pressure and other health...
smoking

Why depressed people find it harder to quit smoking

It is not easy to quit smoking, and this is especially true for depressed people. Recent studies shows that the cessation rates are consistently...
yoga

How yoga can improve our health

Yoga is one the most popular physical activities in the world. In a recent survey, about 21,000,000 Americans practiced yoga during the last year....
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A healthy diet may improve children’s reading skills, says study

Good eating habits are very important for children’s health and development. Recently, a study shows that diet quality is related to academic achievement. In...
meditation

Meditation can help maintain weight loss by reducing anxiety

Obesity poses great threat to our health. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 3.4 million adults die every year as a result...
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Breast milk sugar helps protect babies from Group B strep infection

Group B strep (GBS) are bacteria found normally in vagina, intestine and rectal area in about 33% of healthy pregnant women. Most pregnant women...
Gene

Gene plays the primary role in BMI and obesity transmission

Obesity, which means too much body fat, is a serious health issue. Being obese can increase the risk of many diseases. The World Health Organization...
Meditation

Long-term meditation practitioners have younger brain

Meditation is an important part of my daily routine. Although I only have been doing meditation for 10 months, my body is stronger and...
weight loss

Frequent self-weighing can control weight but may hurt self-esteem

When we lose weight successfully, we tend to weigh ourselves a lot to monitor the weight. As a common strategy, self-weighing can help us correct...