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Ten Minutes of Exercise a Day Improves Memory

Ten Minutes of Exercise a Day Improves Memory

September 25, 2018

Scientists at the University of California have just added an easy way to boost your memory to the list of things you can do to ward off cognitive decline as you age. Using healthy volunteers, they discovered that just 10 minutes of light physical...

Join Me LIVE on Wednesday and Ask All Your Keto Questions

Join Me LIVE on Wednesday and Ask All Your Keto Questions

September 25, 2018

Do you have questions about the keto diet? Is there something you want to know about which foods are included and which ones are not? Are you afraid you’ll be relegated to eating nothing but bacon the rest of your life if you decide to...

Ongoing Outbreak of Rare Eye Infection Found Among Contact Lens Wearers

Ongoing Outbreak of Rare Eye Infection Found Among Contact Lens Wearers

September 25, 2018

A cyst-forming microorganism that can cause an infection of the cornea has become an ongoing threat for contact lens wearers in the U.K., CNN reports. The infection, Acanthamoeba keratitis, has tripled since 2011, affecting 2 in every 100,000...

Understanding Noise Pollution

Understanding Noise Pollution

September 25, 2018

How do you define “noise”? Whether it’s the TV playing in a different room while you’re trying to sleep, or traffic whizzing outside your home, noise pollution not only is a real hazard to your health, but one that can...

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

September 25, 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...

Obesity ‘To Be Linked to More Female Cancers’ Than Smoking

Obesity ‘To Be Linked to More Female Cancers’ Than Smoking

September 24, 2018

If the numbers continue at the same rate they are now, obesity will overtake smoking as the No. 1 cause of female cancers by 2043, BBC reports. The numbers are especially grim because, like smoking, obesity is something you can avoid. Researchers...

Scientists Make a Smartphone App Test That Diagnoses Urinary Tract Infections in One Hour

Scientists Make a Smartphone App Test That Diagnoses Urinary Tract Infections in One Hour

September 24, 2018

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the bane of many folks, to the point that if you’re someone who seems to come down with UTIs regularly, you would do just about anything to make them go away. The thing is, you can’t always tell...

Alcohol Responsible for 1 in 20 Deaths Worldwide: WHO

Alcohol Responsible for 1 in 20 Deaths Worldwide: WHO

September 24, 2018

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released its global status report on alcohol and health for 2018, and their findings conclude that more than 1 in 20 deaths worldwide can be attributed to alcohol. Most of these deaths were among men, WHO said...

Household Cleaning Products Can Make Children Gain WEIGHT by Altering Their Gut Bacteria

Household Cleaning Products Can Make Children Gain WEIGHT by Altering Their Gut Bacteria

September 23, 2018

There’s probably not a household anywhere that doesn’t have a stack of cleaning products in a cupboard somewhere — from detergents to disinfectants, they’re all there, just waiting for your next cleaning project. But if you...

Experts Say High Cholesterol Does Not Cause Heart Disease

Experts Say High Cholesterol Does Not Cause Heart Disease

September 23, 2018

If you’ve been told by your doctor that your cholesterol levels are too high, and you need to give up fats and go on a statin, STAT, then you may want to know about a new expert medical literature review that challenges the idea that high...

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