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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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Interactive Web Site Calculates Your Risk Of Developing Melanoma

The most common cancer in the United States is skin cancer, which roughly 9,500 new cases are diagnosed each day ! That may sound like bad news but like all cancers, if skin cancer is caught early enough, the survival rate increases. Thanks to some scientists, the early detection rates by increase...
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Companies Cutting Down Alcohol At Holiday Parties

2017 may just be known as the year longtime sexual harassment criminals have been busted and all the allegations have many businesses cutting back on the amount of alcohol at Christmas parties. A recent survey found just 49 % of companies plan to serve alcohol as their holiday events this year,...
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Doctor's Study Links Hair Color Dye With Risk Of Breast Cancer

A London-based breast surgeon has made a bold claim that women who frequently dye their hair may be at greater risk of contracting breast cancer. Professor Kefah Mokbel reviewed studies on whether there is a link between hair dyes and breast cancer and found a 14% increase in the disease among...
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Head Lice A Concern When Trying On A Halloween Wig Or Mask

Halloween is drawing closer and your kids have already tried on dozens of costumes, wigs and masks. But you should be cautious of them (and yourself) trying on hoods, wigs and masks as head lice may be lingering in that hood, wig or masks from the dozens of other people who have tried. But you can...
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