Category: Health

22Jul
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More School Is Better for Your Heart, Study Suggests

While there are many obvious benefits to achieving a higher level of education, one you may not have considered is a boost to your heart health. New research suggests that heart attack survivors with...

20Jul
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Half of all US food produce is thrown away, new research suggests

Americans throw away almost as much food as they eat because of a “cult of perfection”, deepening hunger and poverty, and inflicting a heavy toll on the environment. Vast quantities of fresh produce...

18Jul
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This STD Is Becoming Harder to Treat

Antibiotic-resistant cases of the sexually transmitted illness gonorrhea have more than quadrupled in the United States. This new data, from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, should...

18Jul
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Too Much Red Meat Might Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests

Eating red meat may boost the risk for kidney failure, but swapping even one daily serving of red meat for another protein may reduce the risk, a large study from Singapore suggests. Red meat intake—in...

14Jul
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The Surprising Link Between Dehydration and Obesity

Water might be a secret weapon for dieters, research involving nearly 10,000 adults suggests. “Those who were inadequately hydrated had higher body mass indexes (BMIs) than those who were adequately...

12Jul
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Kids May Get a Surprising Health Benefit From Thumb-Sucking and Nail-Biting

 If your kid’s nail-biting or thumb-sucking habit drives you nuts, you’ll be happy to hear that a new study suggests those habits may have a health benefit. Children who suck their thumb or bite...

11Jul
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Eating more saturated fats raises risk of early death, says US study

People who eat more saturated fat have a higher risk of an early death, according to a large study that contradicts recent claims that “butter is back”. The study from the Harvard TH Chan School of...

11Jul
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HPV-Linked Cancers Still Climbing in U.S.

Cancers linked to the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV) keep rising in the United States, even though most cases are preventable, health officials reported Thursday. Cervical cancer, and...

07Jul
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Pasta Isn’t the Reason People are Obese, Italian Researcher Say

Pasta may have gotten a bad rap. New research suggests pasta—specifically noodles in this study—might actually help you lose weight. Moderate pasta consumption seems linked to lower chances of general...

07Jul
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These 3 Treatments Seem to Help People With Binge-Eating Disorder

New research finds that people struggling with binge-eating disorder—America’s most common, yet likely least-known eating disorder—may have at least three treatment options to help them curtail...