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  • 14 most dangerous summer foods

    14 most dangerous summer foods

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    Who doesn't love picnics and barbecues? Thing is, if you don't practice safe food preparation, outdoor eating can also set the stage for foodborne illness.Every year approximately 1 in 6 Americans gets sick, and 128,000 are hospitalized from foodborne diseases, according to the CDC.…

  • 'Virtual reality' treatment shows promise for alcoholism

    'Virtual reality' treatment shows promise for alcoholism

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    A form of "virtual reality" therapy might help treat alcohol addiction, suggests a preliminary study from South Korea.The study involved only 10 patients with alcohol dependence. But senior researcher Dr. Doug Hyun Han of Chung-Ang University Hospital in Seoul and colleagues think the approach…

  • Specialized fitness studios draw restless exercisers with passes, discounts

    Specialized fitness studios draw restless exercisers with passes, discounts

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    Small, specialized fitness studios are changing the way people work out, fitness experts say, as young, peripatetic exercisers prize variation over routine.Whether it is anti-gravity yoga or underwater cycling, trampoline training or Pilates, exercisers are spoiled for choice for ways to keep fit, and…

  • 8 strategies for staying fit when you’re super busy

    8 strategies for staying fit when you’re super busy

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    Wouldn’t it be nice to have every day be one of those “perfect” days? You know, the kind of day that includes a peaceful walk in the park, a heart-pounding workout, a playful few hours with the kids, and healthy, delicious eats at each meal—all…

  • Dude food that is actually good for you

    Dude food that is actually good for you

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    A quick Google search for “dude food” pulls up fat-laden favorites like chili dogs, cheese-stuffed crust pizza, fried chicken wings, steak, and anything and everything with bacon. Man-loving meals are generally known to embrace the mantra “grease is good.” However, not all man foods need…

  • Snoring during pregnancy? You’re not alone.

    Snoring during pregnancy? You’re not alone.

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    You’re prepared for the morning sickness, weight gain and insomnia, but you may not have planned for one side effect of pregnancy— snoring.Studies show that between 25 and 30 percent of women snore during pregnancy. In fact, a study in the journal SLEEP found…

  • The next trans fat': Experts predict coming food battles

    The next trans fat': Experts predict coming food battles

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    After years of research showing the harms of trans fat, the unhealthy substance has finally been banned as a food additive. But now that trans fat has been taken off the table, is there another highly concerning ingredient that should be banned next?Experts say…

  • The next trans fat': Experts predict coming food battles

    The next trans fat': Experts predict coming food battles

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    After years of research showing the harms of trans fat, the unhealthy substance has finally been banned as a food additive. But now that trans fat has been taken off the table, is there another highly concerning ingredient that should be banned next?Experts say…

  • Preterm birth risk linked to common surgery

    Preterm birth risk linked to common surgery

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    Women who have undergone a common gynecological surgical procedure who later become pregnant may be at increased risk of giving birth before the baby reaches full term, new research suggests. The procedure, known as dilatation and curettage (commonly called a D&C), is performed on women…

  • FDA cracks down on over 1,000 illegal online medicine sellers

    FDA cracks down on over 1,000 illegal online medicine sellers

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    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday it had sent warning letters and seized potentially dangerous, unapproved medicines and medical devices from more than 1,050 websites globally. Inspectors from the FDA and other federal agencies screened and seized illegal drugs and medical devices…

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