Health

Fruit Juices Badly Rot Toddlers’ Teeth, Dentists Claim

Despite being slated as healthy, many fruit juices actually rot the teeth of toddlers, with at least 1,200 under-twos having had teeth removed in Britain in 2014. Dentists and other medical professionals are now trying to discourage parents from filling their kid’s bottles with fruit juice, a much-preferred beverage option by many toddlers. Most of the 1,200 kids who had ...

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Most Adults Spend More Time Using Smartphones And Computers Than Sleeping

New alarming research has found that the average adult spends more time on their smartphone and computer than they do sleeping. When computers, and cell phones for that matter, were invented, many people thought they would lead to a zombie generation, and one that is more obsessed with their emails than they are with a good night’s sleep, and that ...

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Pregnancy Weight Gain Study Shows Too Many Moms Gain Too Much

On the heels of the Sarah Stage pregnancy weight gain controversy, a new study concludes many moms gain too much, putting themselves and their babies at risk for health problems. Stage — a 30-year-old lingerie model, who has been documenting her pregnancy on social media — sparked criticism over her tiny, almost full-term baby belly. She recently defended herself on ...

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Homeopathy Is Useless – Australia’s Top Medical Body Slams Medical Practice As ‘Completely Ineffective’ In Treating Any Condition

Australia’s top medical body has slammed the ancient medical practice of homeopathy, stating that it is “completely ineffective” for treating any condition. Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) have concluded that homeopathy is not effective for treating any health condition. The body arrived to the conclusion after undertaking an extensive review of existing studies. NHMRC has, for the ...

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Tobacco: New Study Says You Can Get Killed In War, But Not Buy Smokes

It’s an oft-heard argument: Service men and women in the United States might be old enough to fight and die in a war in a foreign land for our country, but those 21 years of age and under can’t buy a beer or a shot in their hometown tavern. Now, according to the recommendations of a new study, a new ...

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U. S. Government To Remove Cholesterol Warnings From Food Packaging

The United States government is set to remove cholesterol warnings from food packaging. The decision was prompted by the The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, which advised that cholesterol is no longer a “nutrient of concern.” The findings will likely draw controversy, as the same committee has supported the warnings for nearly four decades. The committee’s recommendation is included in the ...

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The Baby Blues Aren’t Just Affecting Women: 1 In 10 Men Suffer From Postnatal Depression

Postnatal depression is not exclusive to women. In fact, a recent study shows that 10 percent of men will suffer from the medical condition following the birth of a baby. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that a new study on postnatal depression shows that men are being overlooked when it comes to suffering from depression after the birth of a ...

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Obamacare ‘Unaffordable’ For 105 Million, Health Study Finds

Obamacare (aka the Affordable Care Act) isn’t quite as affordable as initially reported, according to a new study from the non-partisan American Health Policy Institute (AHPI). The organization arrived at its findings by first going to the ACA itself and examining how the law defines “affordable.” From the study. “Coverage is deemed to be not ‘affordable’ according to the ACA ...

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Can Aphrodisiac Foods Boost Mood And Metabolism? From Dark Chocolate To Oysters, Fact And Fantasy

Can eating certain aphrodisiac foods such as dark chocolate really spark your romance and even boost your weight loss? With Valentine’s Day just around the cooing corner, it’s time to separate fact from fantasy on foods such as dark chocolate and oysters, reports Reader’s Digest. When it comes to oysters, researchers have confirmed that they contain amino acids that kick-start ...

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Napping Reverses Adverse Health Effects Caused By Poor Sleep, Enhances Productivity

A short nap effectively reverses the adverse effects of sleep deprivation. According to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM), a short nap can help relieve stress and bolster the immune systems of men, who slept only two hours the previous night. Sleep deprivation is one of the biggest and most commonly ...

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