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How Agricultural Chemicals and Hospital Stays Contribute to Alzheimer’s

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It is projected that Alzheimer’s will affect one in four Americans in the next two decades, rivaling the current prevalence of obesity and diabetes. At present, the...




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    10 Common Toxins Linked to ADHD and Autism

    Marketers and industry professionals like to tell us that advancements in the world of chemistry have made our lives easier and healthier, but there’s much... Read more

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    12 Signs Your Body Is Not Liking the Food You’re Eating

     By Jason Christoff, Healing the Body There are many signs that the food you are putting in your body is not agreeing with you. Here are... Read more

  • Greenpeace activist Camila Speziale shows the sentence "Free the Arctic Sunrise" written on her hand after arriving at Ezeiza International Airport in Buenos Aires on December 28, 2013 following 100 days in detention in Russia -- including two months in jail -- for protesting against oil drilling in the Arctic.(Alejandro Pagni/AFP/Getty Images)

    Why Doing Good Can Do You Good

    We feel good when we do a good deed, so there must be a psychological benefit to helping others? But how can we know for... Read more

  • Over the years, smartphone screens have gotten brighter, and while that’s generally a helpful thing, it can come with a surprising side effect – temporary blindness. (AOL Screenshot)

    Two Women Became Temporarily Blind After Smartphone Use In Bed (Video)

    Over the years, smartphone screens have gotten brighter, and while that’s generally a helpful thing, it can come with a surprising side effect – temporary... Read more

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    Study: Nearly 2 Million Children in the US Suffer Sports-Related Concussions Every Year, Many Go Untreated

    Nearly 2 million children in the United States suffer sports- and recreation-related concussions (SRRCs) annually, and many of them may go untreated, according to a recent... Read more

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    Vitamin D Linked to Lower Body Fat in Toddlers

    Vitamin D in the first year of life may help children gain muscle mass and avoid excess body fat as toddlers, say researchers who were... Read more

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    In a Bid for the Perfect Profile Pic, Young Men Are Increasingly Turning to Steroids

    The Crime Survey for England and Wales estimates that around 60,000 people are using steroids to gain muscle, to become leaner and fitter, or to... Read more

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    Google as Your Doctor?

    Have a peculiar pain but don’t know what to do about it? Millions turn to Google when searching for information on symptoms they are experiencing, and now... Read more

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    Why Do Some Cancers Suddenly Disappear?

    It is hard to believe that some cancers miraculously disappear, but it does happen. Over 1,000 case studies document cancer sufferers who experienced spontaneous regression... Read more

  • Oxycodone pain pills prescribed for a patient with chronic pain lie on display in Norwich, Conn., on March 23, 2016. Communities nationwide are struggling with the unprecidented opioid pain pill and heroin addiction epidemic. On March 15, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced guidelines for doctors to reduce the amount of opioid painkillers prescribed, in an effort to curb the epidemic. The CDC estimates that most new heroin addicts first became hooked on prescription pain medication before graduating to heroin, which is stronger and cheaper. (John Moore/Getty Images)

    Higher Risk of Death With Opioids Than Other Painkillers

    Long-acting opioids have a significantly higher risk of death when compared with other medications for moderate-to-severe chronic pain. Not only did long-acting opioids increase the... Read more

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    5 Reasons Hot Dogs Should Have Warning Labels

    We put warning labels on products like cigarettes and beer because of the health problems they can cause. There are even warning labels about health... Read more

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    Electronic Cigarettes Could Have a Huge Effect on Public Health

    Tobacco still kills 6m people around the world every year. Despite huge public health efforts to help people quit and prevent young people starting, smoking... Read more

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    PCOS in Women Linked to ADHD

    Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) in women is linked to ADHD and an increased risk of autism in children. A study examined the link between ADHD... Read more

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    Why Intelligent People Are Happier Spending Time Alone

    Are you happier when you spend less time with people and more time working toward some type of goal? According to a study on happiness that was recently published in... Read more

  • OxyContin pills at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt., on Feb. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

    Most Adults on Prescribed Opioid Painkillers Keep Leftover Pills for Future Use, Share Drugs With Others

    More than half of adults who are prescribed opioid painkillers save their left over pills for future use and may eventually share them with others, a... Read more

  • A woman displays a box of pills for her asthma and high blood pressure condition in New York City on Oct. 12, 2004. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Combating the Overmedication of Seniors

    VICTORIA, B.C.—Working aggressively to reduce their daily medication burden may be the single best thing we can do to improve the quality of life of... Read more


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