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Global Hand-Washing Day 2018: 6 Reasons Why ‘Clean Hands Are a Recipe for Health’

Global Hand-Washing Day 2018: 6 Reasons Why ‘Clean Hands Are a Recipe for Health’

October 15, 2018

It’s Global Hand-Washing Day, and if you need a reason to celebrate it, Times Now News has six reasons to clap for good hand hygiene. They are: Reducing your risk of various diseases, including diarrhea and pneumonia Keeping your community...

Don’t Be ‘Fat Confused’ — My New Book Explains All About Fats, What’s Good, What’s Not and How to Tell the Difference

Don’t Be ‘Fat Confused’ — My New Book Explains All About Fats, What’s Good, What’s Not and How to Tell the Difference

October 15, 2018

For decades, saturated fats have been mistakenly blamed for causing high cholesterol levels and clogged arteries, while vegetable oils were anointed as the only fats you should consume. If you’ve been centering your diet on this misinformation...

When ICU Delirium Leads to Symptoms of Dementia After Discharge

When ICU Delirium Leads to Symptoms of Dementia After Discharge

October 15, 2018

A stay in an intensive care unit (ICU) is always serious business, as you’re not there for a minor illness, but what would you think if you knew that the stay itself is associated with some serious side effects? NPR reports that dementia not...

E-Cigarette Flavors Are Just as Bad for Lung Inflammation as Smoking, Study Finds

E-Cigarette Flavors Are Just as Bad for Lung Inflammation as Smoking, Study Finds

October 15, 2018

While e-cigarettes are sold as fun, hip and “safe” alternatives to real cigarettes, more and more research is showing that they’re anything but. For example, some of the “fun” of vaping is supposed to center in the...

Another Good Reason Not to Pick Your Nose: You Could Be Spreading Pneumonia

Another Good Reason Not to Pick Your Nose: You Could Be Spreading Pneumonia

October 14, 2018

It’s flu and pneumonia season, and the health warnings are out: Wash your hands. Cover a cough. Stay home if you’re sick. And — don’t pick your nose. What? Yes, you read that right: Don’t pick your nose unless you want...

You Can Vape Vitamins Now, but Experts Are Skeptical

You Can Vape Vitamins Now, but Experts Are Skeptical

October 14, 2018

In another you have-to-see-it-to-believe-it revelation, Fox News reports that vaping is now being pushed as a method to get your vitamins. At least three companies have introduced various renditions of how to do this, but experts are doubtful that...

Colorectal Cancer Is Killing 20- to 30-Year-Olds. We Now Have One Clue About Why

Colorectal Cancer Is Killing 20- to 30-Year-Olds. We Now Have One Clue About Why

October 14, 2018

Historically, colorectal cancer has been an “old people’s disease” relegated to those in middle age or beyond. But younger people are now coming down with this cancer, and researchers think they know why: obesity. According to Vox ...

Bacteria Develop Antibiotic Resistance 100,000 Times Faster After Exposure to Roundup

Bacteria Develop Antibiotic Resistance 100,000 Times Faster After Exposure to Roundup

October 13, 2018

Bacteria that have been exposed to Roundup, dicamba and 2,4-D develop resistance to antibiotics 100,000 times faster than the same bacteria that have never been exposed to the herbicides, University of Canterbury has found. “An important...

World’s Largest Sleep Study Shows Too Much Shut-Eye Can Be Bad for Your Brain

World’s Largest Sleep Study Shows Too Much Shut-Eye Can Be Bad for Your Brain

October 13, 2018

A new study not only confirms that the “sweet spot” for sleep is seven to eight hours a night, but also that getting too much sleep can be just as bad for you as getting too little. Neuroscientists from Western University’s...

Type 2 Diabetes Treatment: Intermittent Fasting Reverses Disease in 3 People

Type 2 Diabetes Treatment: Intermittent Fasting Reverses Disease in 3 People

October 13, 2018

It’s no secret that diabetes is a growing health concern around the world. In the U.S. alone, over 37 million people are either already diagnosed with it, or are prediabetic, and researchers are scrambling to find nonpharmaceutical ways to...

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