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Evidence Mounts That Outdoor Recess Time Can Reduce the Risk of Nearsightedness in Children

Two new studies add to the growing evidence that spending time outdoors may help prevent or minimize nearsightedness in children. A study conducted in…
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Daily Exercises To Increase Your Libido

While other fitness buffs are thinking about toned legs and arms, women doing the following plan can revel in their own little secret: Not only will i…
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Being overweight or obese linked to 10 common cancers

Being overweight and obese puts people at greater risk of developing 10 of the most common cancers, according to research in the Lancet medical journa…
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How to fight fat after 40

After 40, the rules of self-care change. You need to embrace this and re-evaluate your lifestyle.  Your reproductive system, libido, body compositio…
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Social media: how does it really affect our mental health and well-being?

Although many studies point to the negative impacts of social media on mental health and well-being, some researchers say they could have the opposite…
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Dietary approaches to prevent and treat hypertension: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association

A substantial body of evidence strongly supports the concept that multiple dietary factors affect blood pressure (BP). Well-established dietary modifi…
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The Dangers of Using Electronics at Night and What We Can Do About It

While the discovery of artificial light certainly has made us a more productive and efficient society, there is a dark side to light that many high ac…
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Bee, snake and scorpion venom could be used to fight cancer

Bee venom could be used to kill cancer tumours, scientists have found, and human trials could begin in as little as three years. Bee, snake and scor…
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International Lefthanders Day

Today is Left-Handers’ Day! Every year on August 13, we celebrate the 10% of the population that is left-handed. This day is also an opportunity to ra…
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Daily aspirin 'cuts bowel and stomach cancer deaths'

Taking aspirin every day can reduce the chance of developing or dying from bowel and stomach cancers, a review of all available evidence suggests. A…
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Do friends have similar genomes?

A study from a controversial pair of US researchers claims that we are more genetically similar to our friends than we are to strangers.   Looking…
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On International Youth Day, Celebrate the Power of Youth

Over half the world's population is under the age of 30. The members of this youth generation - the largest in history - aren't waiting for the future…
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