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Early birds are less prone to depression than night owls

Middle-to-older aged women who are naturally early to bed and early to rise are significantly less likely to develop depression, according to a new...
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DASH diet ranked best overall for eighth year in a row by U.S. News...

For the eighth consecutive year, U.S. News and World Report ranked the National Institutes of Health-developed DASH Diet “best overall” diet among nearly 40...
Would you pay 10 cents extra for gas to save the planet

Would you pay 10 cents extra for gas to save the planet?

The idea is deceptively simple—offset 100 percent of your car’s carbon emissions by volunteering to pay an extra 10 cents a gallon at the...

Scientists peer inside cells to spy on cancer’s on-off switch

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Diabetes may be an early sign of pancreatic cancer

Diabetes may be an early sign of pancreatic cancer

A new study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute indicates that recent-onset type 2 diabetes may be early expression of pancreatic cancer. Diabetes...
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Both quantity and quality of sleep affect cardiovascular risk factors

Sleep disturbance, as well as limited sleep duration, appears to increase cardiovascular risk A recent study finds that both the quantity and quality of sleep...
Daily fasting could help you lose weight

Daily fasting could help you lose weight

Daily fasting is an effective tool to reduce weight and lower blood pressure, according to a new study published by University of Illinois at...
Food allergy linked to autism in children

Food allergy linked to autism in children

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Regenerative bandage helps diabetic wounds heal faster

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Scientists discover genetic markers for prostate cancer

Scientists discover genetic markers for prostate cancer

An international team of researchers including USC scientists has found scores of new genetic markers in DNA code that increase prostate cancer risk --...
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Trying to become a dad? Avoid ‘dad bod’ — and other fertility tips

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How to prevent hearing damage in summer activities

How to prevent hearing damage in summer activities

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Activated charcoal doesn't detox the body – four reasons you should avoid it

Activated charcoal doesn’t detox the body – four reasons you should avoid it

On her Goop website, Gwyneth Paltrow claimed that charcoal lemonade was one of the "best juice cleansers". That was in 2014. Today, charcoal products –...
How to deal with emotional memories

How to deal with emotional memories

When negative memories intrude, focusing on the contextual details of the incident rather than the emotional fallout could help minimize cognitive disruption and redirect...

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8 common complications of high blood pressure

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