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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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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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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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Are Energy Drinks Harming Your Children? Study Links ADHD To Sweetened Energy Drinks

Energy drinks and their long-term health effects on children have always been a center of debate and discussion in the United States. While proponents of the theory argue that the ill effects energy drinks cause in children are too meager to be deemed a threat, an equally large number of people hold a completely polar view. According to them, there ...

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Marijuana For Depression: New Study Reveals Drug As Viable Treatment

Marijuana for depression may be the next cause that defenders of marijuana legalization latch on to after a new study has indicated the drug could be a viable form of treatment. Huffington Post reports that neuroscientists from the University of Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions found that “endocannabinoids — chemical compounds in the brain that activate the same receptors as ...

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Man admits using bogus sleep study to record women’s rapes

Frances BurnsCHIBA, Japan, Feb. 5 (UPI) — A man with no medical training has admitted using a bogus sleep study to rape and videotape scores of women, police in Japan said. Top News – UPI.com

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E-cigarette vapor damages the immune system of mice, study finds

E-cigarettes are being pitched as potentially safer alternatives to traditional tobacco cigarettes, but it’s starting to look like they may share some of the same deleterious effects. A new study out of Johns Hopkins University looks at e-cigarettes’ effects on mice, and it finds that exposure to their vapor limited of the mice’s immune systems and impaired their lungs’ ability ...

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Viagra: Take It For Your Heart As Well As For, You Know, Other Stuff Says New Study

If men needed another reason to take Viagra, here it is. A new study says that the popular drug used to treat male erectile dysfunction has another, extremely important benefit — as a treatment for heart disease. That’s right. If the new research is accurate, not only does the active ingredient in Viagra help men avoid frustrating problems in the ...

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Drink Beer To Improve Chances Of Fathering A Child, Avoid Coffee, Suggests Study

Couples trying to have a baby do tons of research to improve their chances. Here’s one more research to ponder which indicates that having beer might be a good idea for the dad-to-be. If you’re a man and you’re trying to conceive, you should start drinking, according to a study published in the United States. Massachusetts General Hospital studied more ...

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Bad News For Vegetarian Men: Study Shows They Have Lower Sperm Count Than Meat-Eaters

Vegetarian men may have a problem in the bedroom. A new study released by the Loma Linda Medical School found that men who abstain from eating red meat have a lower sperm count than their meat-eating counterparts. The university conducting the study is owned by Seventh Day Adventists, a protestant sect that requires its members to adhere to a strict ...

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