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Most Americans Trying To Avoid Soda
Most Americans say they're actively trying to avoid drinking soda. According to a new Gallup Well-Being poll, 63% of respondents say they try to keep sugary drinks out of their regular diets. The numbers are up from a decade ago. In 2004, only 51% said they were avoiding soda, compared to 41% i…
Running Five Minutes Could Lower Heart Attack Risk
Running for as little as five to ten minutes a day could lower a person's risk of heart attack or stroke. A new study found that running less than six miles a week at paces slower than ten minutes per mile still substantially reduced deaths from heart disease or stroke...
Microwave Helmet Could Speed Up Stroke Diagnosis And Treatment
A helmet that bounces microwaves off the brain could become a critical tool for quickly diagnosing and treating strikes. The helmet was invented by Swedish researchers and can be used when a patient is being taken to the hospital.
The microwaves emitted by the helmet can determine whether a patient h…

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