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carbon monoxide poisoning

How to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning

Fall weather brings a sharp increase in carbon monoxide poisonings. As people turn on heating systems and light up fireplaces for the first time in...
skin care

How men should protect their skin: advice from a Cornell researcher

When it comes to skin care, men have traditionally kept it simple. However, experts say more men are now pursuing healthier, younger-looking skin. Since November...
Not all fat is bad fat

Types of fat: the good, the bad and the ugly

“Low-fat” and “fat-free” have dominated marketing campaigns in the United States for at least the last two decades, and for those who are trying...
weight loss

From 275 to 155: a physician shares her weight loss story and tips

Dr. Patricia Happel grew up in a family where obesity and unhealthy habits were common. One grandfather used to hide his heart medication in a...
10 tips to avoid weight gain during the holidays

10 tips to avoid weight gain during the holidays

The holiday season is officially in full gear and with it comes the tempting Thanksgiving-to-New-Year’s food fest. During the holiday season, good eating habits spiral...
Microbeads in Cosmetics

Study demonstrates potential support for ban on microbeads in cosmetics

Public awareness regarding the presence of microbeads within personal care products is lacking in some areas but there are strong indications that a ban...
flu pandemic

Your birth year predicts your odds if flu pandemic were to strike

Your birth year predicts -- to a certain extent -- how likely you are to get seriously ill or die in an outbreak of...
Short sleep time is associated with high sugar-sweetened drink consumption

Short sleep time is associated with high sugar-sweetened drink consumption

People who sleep five or fewer hours a night are likely to also drink significantly more sugary caffeinated drinks, such as sodas and energy...
Weight loss via diet changes

Weight loss via diet changes can improve sleep at any body weight

Weight loss due to diet changes can improve sleep at any weight, says a study published by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania. The findings...
smartphone screens

Longer exposure to smartphone screens is linked with lower sleep quality

Exposure to smartphone screens is associated with lower sleep quality, according to a study published in PLOS ONE by Matthew Christensen from the University...

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Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...
Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

With the help of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, a German-led group of astronomers have observed the intriguing characteristics of an unusual type of...