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Nuts Lower Your Risk of Dying

New research provides the strongest evidence yet that eating nuts can lower your risk of dying from cancer, heart disease and a number of other causes.The study published Wednesday involved more than 118,000 healthy volunteers

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Getting Serious on Obesity

Next time you go for a checkup, don't be surprised if your doctor gets on your case about your weight.

The medical profession has issued new guidelines for fighting the nation's obesity epidemic, and they urge physicians to be a lot more aggressive about helping patients drop those extra pounds

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Airport Eating is Getting Healthier

Airport eating is getting better in the U.S.

A recent study by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine shows around three-fourths of the eateries on-site have at least one health-conscious item on the menu

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Parents Worry About Youth Football Head Injuries

Most parents are aware of the connection between football concussions and long-term brain injury, but now a Marist Poll shows a third are less likely to let their kids play because of it.

The poll shows 86% of adults have heard about gridiron brain injury risk and that for one out of five, the risk would be a key factor in deciding whether to allow a child to take the field

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Possible Vaccine for PTSD

A possible "vaccine" for post-traumatic stress disorder might help protect soldiers in battle.

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge claim the ghrelin hormone produced during stressful situations makes the brain vulnerable to PTSD

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What Is The Best Cure For A Hangover? Scientists Now Have The Answer

After a night out, or maybe just after a drink or two, you have that feeling the next day. The upset stomach, headache, and you just want to stay in bed. Well, a new study finds that the best cure for a hangover might be in your refrigerator already.

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Texting May Cause Sleep Problems

New research finds that people who send the most texts have the most sleep problems.

To find this, researchers from Washington Lee University assessed the sleep quality, cell phone use, and stress levels of participating students

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Children Benefit From Walking to School

New research from the UK finds that children who walk to school have better concentration and may have a reduced need for ADHD medication.

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Baby Keeping You Up? Guess How Much Sleep Parents Lose in the First Year?

A new British survey reveals that parents of a newborn lose an average of 44-nights of sleep in the first year of their baby's life. To find this, researchers asked over 1,800 people to estimate how many times they were awoken by various things

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Road Races On The Southcoast

Are you a habitual 5k-er? Would you like to be? Running for a cause is great. We have many coming up, lining up every weekend from now through the holidays.

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