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Warning That Diet Drinks Increase Chances Of Developing Diabetes

There is growing evidence that drinking diet drinks and soda increases your risk of diabetes, heart problems, weight fluctuations, and even death. A new report found that just two weeks of high intake of low-calorie sweeteners was enough to significantly alter the make-up of bacteria in the gut...
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Over The Counter Pain Killer Linked With Higher Risk Of Stroke And Heart Attack

An alarming report about an over-the-counter pain reliever that may increase your risk of heart attack or stroke by 50% has one group looking for a worldwide ban. Diclofenac, sold under the name brands Voltaren and Solaraze, is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to relieve fever or...
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Missing Teeth May Increase Risk Of Insomnia

Another reason to take care of your teeth. People who look after their teeth are less likely to suffer from insomnia, new research suggests. The study reviewed retirees and found those with less than 10 teeth often do not get the recommend amount of sleep, with some getting by on less than four...
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Eating Dinner Earlier May Reduce Cancer Risk

What you eat affects your health and now when you eat can be just as important as what you eat. A new study suggest that eating dinner before 9 p.m. could lower your risk of breast and prostate cancer. While that sounds kind of late to eat dinner, the Spanish study found that participants who ate...
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Early Birds Less Likely To Develop Depression

Congratulations! If you are listening to us now there's a good chance you are less likely to develop depression than those who wake up later in the day. A study that took 9 years and used sleeping data from over 32,000 women found that those who woke up earlier were 12% to 27% less likely to...
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Riskiest Age For A Teenager Is 14

When it comes to our children, many think the most dangerous age is 2, or at the very least it's terrible! But experts put the most risky age our kids reach is 14. A neuroscientist says that adolescence is a time of big change, from the beginning of puberty around 11 or 12 to the late teens/early...
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Even Starting An Exercise Routine In Mid Life Can Cut Risks Of Heart Failure By a Third

Proof that it is never too late to exercise for a healthy heart! Just six years of exercise in middle age is enough to slash the risk of heart failure by a third. A study of more than 11,000 adults found that increasing physical activity for as little as six years in your 40s to 60s cuts the risk...
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What Your Blood Says About Your Health

What is your blood type? Knowing it can give you an insight to your immune system and overall health as well as alert you to potential health problems. It’s thought that different blood types may protect us from different diseases; scientists have been finding links between blood types and illness...
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Tooth Loss Associated With Higher Risk Of Heart Disease

You would only think the loss of teeth means you'll have to get fitted for dentures but new research shows an alarming connection between tooth loss in middle age and increased likelihood of heart disease and stroke. A study of nearly 61,000 adults aged between 45 and 69 showed those who lost two...
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Nail Salons May Be Putting You At Risk Of Developing Cancer

Sad news for your mani/pedi appointments. The UV light used to set your nail gel or shellac polish may be a gateway to skin cancer. Although UV setting machines are in nearly every nail salon, the machines have no standardization of the strength of the UV rays they produce. Medical professionals...
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