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11 Impressive Health Benefits Of Dragon Fruit You Must Know! | Health Tips

November 1, 2018

Eleven impressive health benefits of dragon fruit you must know dragon fruit benefits includes supporting bone health an

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8 Ways You’re Totally Failing Your Vagina

June 19, 2018

Here are 8 torturous habits that you do time and time again to your vagina that really need to stop—Now! As we grow up, our mother’s teach us to take pride in our beauty and hygiene but often fail to have the conversation about how to take care of our vaginas (an in-depth one that […]

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Post-traumatic Stress Replicated In Mice

June 18, 2018

Researchers have found a way to trigger the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder in mice, which they say may help reveal a way to treat PTSD in people. By coupling an electric shock with an injection of steroid hormones, researchers caused mice to behave as though they had PTSD, their study says. People with PTSD […]

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Why Are Industrial Chemicals In Food Not Safety Tested? (op-ed)

June 18, 2018

Jennifer Sass is a senior scientist with the NRDC. This article is adapted from her post to the NRDC blog Switchboard. Sass contributed this article to LiveScience's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Processed foods, which so many Americans eat every day, typically contains industrial chemical additives to preserve, flavor, thicken or otherwise alter what people […]

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What Is Sex Addiction?

June 17, 2018

Having a superstar athlete away from his sport because he’s in rehab is nothing new. Usually, its because of drugs, alcohol or actually doing time in prison. Give credit to Tiger Woods for something a little different. While Woods has never specifically called it sex addiction, the admission of multiple sexual affairs with a variety […]

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Single Adults Have Greater Heart Attack Risk

June 15, 2018

Unmarried men and women have a higher risk of having and dying from a heart attack regardless of age, a new study finds. The study looked at a large population of people over the age of 35 in Finland from 1993 to 2002. The data came from the FINAMI myocardial infarction register, and included all […]

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The Future Of Surgery Is Now: Smaller Scars, Fewer Complications (op-ed)

June 14, 2018

Dr. Amit Kharod is a board-certified general surgeon and chief of the Department of Surgery at CentraState Medical Center in Freehold, N.J. He specializes in surgical robotics, single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS), and advanced laparoscopic and general surgery. He contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Having surgery today is a vastly different experience than it was […]

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Researcher's Death From Plague Prompts Cdc Warning

June 13, 2018

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reminding laboratory workers to be diligent about wearing protective gear, after it found that an Illinois researcher died in 2009 from exposure to plague-causing bacteria. The 60-year-old researcher, a university employee, had been working with a strain of the bacteria Yersinia pestis. He died of cardiac arrest […]

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Why Don't Fad Diets Work?

June 12, 2018

The bevy of diets available to consumers is overwhelming from Slim-Fast to the acai berry diet, there always seems to be a new diet hitting the market. But, as many people struggling to lose weight already know, dieters that follow fad diets are rarely successful. Even when a diet leads to weight loss, the lost […]

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Vitamin B Supplements May Reduce Stroke Risk

June 12, 2018

Taking vitamin B supplements may help reduce the risk of stroke, a new review suggests. Researchers looked at 14 clinical trials involving nearly 50,000 participants, and found that people who took vitamin B had a 7 percent decreased risk of stroke compared with people who took a placebo. However, among those who did have strokes, […]

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