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Air Pollution Kills More Than Two Million a Year

A new study claims the effects of air pollution are responsible for more than two million deaths a year. Both fine particle matter and human-caused increases in ozone pollution are being blamed.

East Asia is the worst affected area, with an estimated one million people that die prematurely each year

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Gardening Can Improve Your Mood

A survey in Britain shows that gardening makes people happier.

The survey comes from the magazine Gardeners' World and they asked 1,500- adults in the UK. The research found:

  • 80 % of gardeners feel satisfied with their lives compared to 67% of non-gardeners.
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Men Relax When They Look at Sexy Photos

There's new research from Carnegie Mellon University that finds looking at sexy photos may help men relax.

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Do Women Cope With Stress Better Than Men?

The answer is yes if you believe a study on rats. The study finds that females cope better with stress than males, at least among the rat population.

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Appendicitis-hit Elton John ‘Grateful to Be Alive’

Elton John says he is grateful to be alive after learning he had been playing European tour dates while suffering from undiagnosed appendicitis.

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Smartphone Users are Downloading Health & Fitness Apps

Most of the smartphone users who use nutrition and fitness apps say the gadgets have helped them become healthier.

According to a survey from MobiHealthNews.com, 10% of the U.S. Cellular respondents said they track their health on a phone or tablet-- and 9% say they feel devices help them keep themselves in shape

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Study: Couples Who Don’t Argue Are Healthier

The results are in from a 20-year study and they show that couples that don't argue often are more likely to stay healthy and live longer than those who regularly fight.

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Overeating is Learned as a Baby

If you ate too much at your Fourth of July cookout, there's a chance you picked up the habit early in life. A recent study has found overeating may be learned as a baby. Researchers at BYU found that babies who were fed formula were two-and-a-half times more likely to become obese toddlers than babies who were breastfed for the first six-months

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Nelson Mandela’s Wife Says He is Seldom in Pain

The wife of critically ill Nelson Mandela says the former South African president is sometimes uncomfortable but seldom in pain while being treated in a hospital.

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Remember Food Safety This Fourth of July

Independence Day is the perfect time to bring out the grill. Andrea Rumschlag with the Cleveland Clinic says pay close attention to your food to avoid making yourself or someone else ill. Meat, potato salads and macaroni salads can easily take a turn toward dangerous territory if not closely watched

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