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Horrible things sugar does to your health

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Sugar is everywhere, not only in desserts, doughnuts, candies, and cereals but is added into many foods that are not even sweet such as sauces, condiments, canned vegetables,...

Almond enriched diet lowers cardiovascular risk factors

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Vascular dysfunction is one of the major causes of cardiovascular (CV) mortality and increases with age. Vascular dysfunction is a disorder of the vascular system characterized by poor...

Researchers find new health benefits of jogging

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Researchers find new health benefits of jogging, according to a recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC). Short jogs can help in...

Walgreens vaccine appointment: How to Schedule Your Second Booster Shot

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A second COVID-19 booster shot is now recommended for certain individuals. This fourth dose of the COVID-19 vaccine series, or fifth dose for people with immunocompromised conditions, will...

Kids pack on the pounds during summer break

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While summer vacation may mean freedom from books and teachers to school children, it also brings with it an increased risk of excessive weight gain, according to a...

Study: Robotic surgery for improved cancer care

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Robot-assisted surgery used to perform bladder cancer removal and reconstruction enables patients to recover far more quickly and spend significantly (20 per cent) less time in hospital, concludes...

After puberty, caffeine affects boys and girls differently

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Previous studies have shown that caffeine – a stimulant found in coffee, soda and energy drinks – increases blood pressure and decreases heart rate in children, adults and...

Researchers examine the impact of herpesviruses on Prediabetes

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Young adults with higher than normal blood sugar levels that signal prediabetes were more likely to be hospitalized for heart attack compared to their peers with normal blood...

Delinquent teens more likely to meet violent deaths as adults

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Delinquent youth are at a significantly higher risk for violent death as adults, according to a study published in the June 16 online journal Pediatrics. The Northwestern University...

Bed-sharing linked to an increased risk of SIDS

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A British study published in the online BMJ Open suggests that bed-sharing with an infant increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) fivefold. According to the Centers...

New Study: Microbes help orchestrate how the gut uses its genes

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The microbes that help break down food actually tell the gut how to do its job better, according to a new study in mice at Duke. The researchers said...

Helping toddlers acquire language: Understanding verb meanings

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A new study from Chicago’s Northwestern University provides clues to how toddlers acquire an understanding of verb meanings. Although language development varies from child to child, typically toddlers...