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British Researchers Claim E-Cigarettes Could Save Lives

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Researchers are now contending that electronic cigarettes might actually save lives. A research team from University London College claim vaping could help save the lives of 6,000 smokers each year for every million smokers. The British researchers argue that the public health community has been […]

Researchers Claim Poor Sleep Health Could Be Shrinking Your Brain

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A recent study published in an issue of Neurology claims not getting enough sleep might actually be shrinking your brain. Researchers examined 147 adults aged 20 to 84 to come up with the findings. Through MRI scans and questionnaires, the researchers determined those with sleep […]

Study Points Out How Quickly Viruses Spread at the Workplace

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New research points to the office door handle as being the main reason why infections spread in the workforce. The study revealed about 60 percent of employees who touched an infected door handle carried the infection for 120 minutes. Experts advise those working in an […]

Health Officials Warn of The Dangers of the Enterovirus

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Health officials are warning the population about the enterovirus, a rare virus that begins like the common cold but quickly morphs into a serious health problem. So far, 1,000 children across 11 states have come down with the enterovirus. Known officially as enterovirus 68, the […]

New Study Claims Actions Films Are Making You Snack More

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A study from the Food and Brand Lab at Cornell University claims certain television shows or movies might make you consume more snacks. The study was published in the Journal JAMA Internal Medicine. The leader of the study, Aner Tal, said that action-packed shows play […]

Deadly Amoeba Discovered in Water Supply of Louisiana Parish

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The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is warning residents about a deadly brain-eating amoeba found in a parish water supply. The Naegleria fowleri amoeba showed up in the water system of St. John the Baptist Parish. The amoeba can be deadly if it makes […]

Short Runs Prove To Be Heart Healthy

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A study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology maintains that those who run for a few minutes a day can cut back of their risk for heart disease. Researchers examined more than 55,000 adults from the ages of 18 and 100 in […]