Health

Stop Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Efforts: Quit Drinking Diet Soda For Good

Do you drink diet soda? If you do, you are not alone. Well, if you do and are trying to get rid of some extra weight, it could be hurting your weight loss efforts. Diet soda is terrible for you from head to toe. In fact, many health professionals believe it should be taken off the shelves. It has known ...

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Jillian Michaels’ Six-Step Weight Loss Plan: Easy And Fail Proof

Are you ready to lose weight once and for all? Try to resist telling yourself that you will lose weight tomorrow, next week, or even next month. The time is now; no more putting off weight loss and reclaiming your health. Dr. Oz talked to fitness trainer Jillian Michaels about her all-new, easy, fail-proof eating plan. Michaels swears that it ...

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Dementia Linked To Heartburn Drugs, But The Connection Isn’t Really That Clear Cut

A study out of Germany has found a link between heartburn drugs and dementia, but for now, no one is being told to shelve their Nexium pills just yet. At the very least, the link between heartburn drugs and dementia only suggests that this class of medicine is not quite as safe as doctors once believed. The study also adds ...

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HPV: Once Known To Harm Only Women, Now Proven To Be Even More Harmful To Men

For a long time, HPV was considered a sexually transmitted illness that meant pre-cancer for women and nothing for guys. In fact, there is no existing test that can detect HPV in men, and genital warts are only diagnosed once visible. A new study, however, found that men who contract HPV through oral sex are more likely to develop cancer. ...

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Flint Michigan Officials Say Legionnaire’s Deaths Were Preventable

The toxic water in Flint Michigan is what caused the Legionnaire’s disease to kill nine people from the city. Eighty-seven people ended up with the disease, and although nine of them have died from it so far, many probably wish they were dead from being so sick from the disease. According to CNN, the Genesee County Health Director, Jim Henry ...

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Heart Disease Is Silent And No. 1 Killer Among Women In The U.S.

Though more than three-quarters of heart related deaths are preventable, heart disease remains the number one killer of men and women in the United States. For women, the statistics are particularly grim: Every 80 seconds a woman dies from heart disease and yet women generally do not perceive heart disease to be a top health concern. Approximately 610,000 people die ...

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Is Cancer Cure Locked Inside Ecuador’s Littlest People? Laron Syndrome May Lead To Anti-Aging Pill

Thousands of years ago, one single ancestor passed down a mutated gene that prevented his descendants from growing more than four feet tall. Now called Laron Syndrome, only 350 people in the world are known to have it, and a third of them live in an isolated village in southern Ecuador. These little people are of great interest to scientists, ...

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Heartburn Medication Risks: Proton Pump Inhibitors Used For Treatment Come With Serious Side Effects

A type of heartburn relief medicine known as proton pump inhibitors, which are readily available over the counter, may be linked to many ailments such as long-term kidney damage. Proton pump inhibitors are used in the treatment of ailments like GERD, peptic ulcers, and h. pylori. The study, “Proton Pump Inhibitor Use and the Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease,” published ...

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Heartburn Drugs Linked To Dementia, Research Finds Possible Connection Of Brain Disorders To PPI Drugs

Heartburn drugs, also known as proton pump inhibitors, may be linked to an increased risk for dementia, according to researchers in Germany. The study, published February 15 in the journal JAMA Neurology, did not solidly prove that taking PPI drugs caused brain disorders, but it showed a statistical association between heartburn drugs and dementia in elderly patients, said Britta Haenisch ...

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Eating Fish While Pregnant Increases Risk For Childhood Obesity

Eating fish while pregnant increases the risk of childhood obesity, especially in kids between 4- and 5-years-old. A new study found that mothers who eat fish three or more times a week during pregnancy are more likely to have overweight children than pregnant mothers who ate little or no fish. According to an L.A. Times report, the researchers could only ...

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