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Milk -We Still Don’t Know If It’s Good Or Bad For Us

Studies abound, but there’s no clear conclusion as to whether milk is good or bad for us. Few things in life look as pure and simple as a glass of milk. The ingredient list on the carton is refreshingly short too. All it says is “milk,” perhaps along with some added vitamin A and vitamin […]

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Men 40″ -Women 35″ – Deadly News For The “Grown And Sexy” If Your Waisteline Is Bigger

If your pants are feeling a bit tight around the waistline, take note: Belly bulge can be deadly for older adults, even those who aren’t overweight or obese by other measures. One of the largest studies to examine the dangers of abdominal fat suggests men and women with the biggest waistlines have twice the risk […]

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Alcohol vs Weight Loss -Natural Enemies?

Alcohol and weight loss are enemies, but an occasional drink can have a place in a healthy lifestyle. In fact, many experts note the health benefits of consuming a single drink per day, including a reduced risk for high blood pressure. If, however, you are exceeding one drink daily, you might be sabotaging your weight […]

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Weekend Sleep-in Doesn’t Make Up For Lack Of Sleep

Sleeping in on Saturday after a few weeks of too little shuteye may feel refreshing, but it can give a false sense of security. New research shows chronic sleep loss can’t be cured that easily. Scientists teased apart the effects of short- and long-term sleep loss — and found that the chronically sleep-deprived may function […]

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Concussion: A Stealthy Danger

With football season underway, many parents and coaches are worried about concussions to players. They can be scary. They don’t show up on medical scans, and, while more than a million people suffer a concussion each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, less than 20  percent of them are  knocked unconscious, […]

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10 Ways To Stay Healthy On The Job

Is your job harming your health? A recent study found that all the sitting done by average 9-to-5 American workers may be increasing their odds of heart disease. To lower your risk, the bottom line is that you have to move more. Click through to see various strategies and tips for how to sneak in […]

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Want Strong Bones? -Another Reason To Stop Drinking Soda?

Want strong bones? Eat foods high in calcium and vitamin D, get plenty of exercise — and maybe steer clear of soda. In recent decades, as consumption of the beverage has steadily displaced the consumption of others —particularly milk — studies have consistently linked soda consumption with weaker bones. Now scientists are trying to figure […]

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C-Sections On The Rise -Good For Baby

Babies do better after a scheduled Caesarean section if they’re born no sooner than seven days before their due date, a new large study of U.S. births shows.  Babies do better after a scheduled Caesarean section if they’re born no sooner than seven days before their due date, a new large study of U.S. births […]

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Are You There Yet? Debate -When Does Middle Age Begin?

A friend of mine just turned 40 and was searching online for ideas for ‘middle-age hairstyle makeovers’. I thought she was joking, I was sure middle-age didn’t begin until at least age 45. So I did some digging on this. As expected, Wikipedia has the most authoritative answer to this question as to ‘what is […]

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Study: Teaching Baby To Swim Has Big Benefits

Teaching babies to swim might assuage their fear of water and provide good exercise, but it could have other benefits as well, according to a new study.  Researchers from Norway and the United Kingdom found that children who had taken baby swimming classes did better on tests involving gripping and reaching as well as balance, […]

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