Monthly Archives: February 2017

Don’t Throw Them Away: Uses For Overripe Avocados

If you love avocados, you’re probably familiar with this scenario. The avocados at the grocery store are rock hard so you buy a few, take them home, and by the time you’re ready to use them, they’re overripe, right? As one of the pricier pieces of produce at the market, you hate wasting all that money when you throw away ...

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Dementia Can Be Predicted Via One Simple Marker Say Experts

Dementia is currently the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, and the fifth leading cause in those individuals 65 and older. Almost 15 percent of Americans aged 71 and older have Alzheimer’s or other form of dementia. Now, according to researchers in Boston, there may be a primary marker to indicate whether or not an individual is ...

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Exercise And Libido: Intense Physical Exercise Could Lower Men’s Sex Drives

Men who fear the gym and take great pride in their “dad-bods” may have a reason to celebrate. A new study on the link between exercise and libido suggests that men who go on strenuous, extensive workouts may not have a strong sex drive when compared to those who aren’t exactly the type you’d call a “gym buff.” But that ...

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Improve Your Vision By Adding These Foods To Your Diet

Most people know that carrots are good for your eyesight, but did you know there is a whole host of other foods that are great for improving and maintaining your vision? Hopefully, you aren’t getting tired of carrots, but All About Vision suggests some alternative foods to keep your vision sharp and help prevent the development of macular degeneration or ...

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1 In Every 4 Drug Overdoses Are From Heroin, Study Shows

Opioids are still, it appears, the prime killer drugs in the United States. A recent report released by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention shows that almost 25% of all drug overdoses in the year 2015 were caused by Heroin, CNN reports. In contrast, only 6% of all overdoses in 1999 were related to Heroin. The report released on ...

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New Research Shows Us Why Straight Women Have Less Orgasms Than Other Groups

Ever wonder why straight women have less orgasms than others? A new study has corroborated the well-known phenomenon of the orgasm gap, while also providing some answers to the above question. Much has been said about the so-called orgasm gap, but the new study from several U.S. institutions – Chapman University, Indiana University, and the Kinsey Institute – analyzed the ...

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Diabetes Can Be Wiped Out With A Simple Diet Say Scientists

Diabetes affects almost 10 percent of the American population (29.1 million people) according to the American Diabetes Association. As such, any news indicating that there is a possible cure is good news. Scientists at the University of Southern California have indicated that an extremely simple diet may in fact be able to reverse the effects of diabetes. The diabetes diet ...

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Are These Dieting Tips To Lose Weight Actually Sabotaging Your Weight Loss?

If you’ve ever tried to lose weight through a special diet, you’ve probably heard about every possible approach under the sun, from low-carb to gluten-free to vegan and pretty much everything in between. Along the way, you’ve probably picked up tons of tips for losing weight and eating healthy, right? You may be surprised to find out that some of ...

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Does Back Pain Kill? Study Claims It Could Be Indicator Of Early Death

There’s no question that back pain could be a source of extreme discomfort. And it’s not uncommon for people to complain that such pain is “killing them.” But a new study suggests that back pain could kill, in the sense that it may be a sign that people may die an earlier death than others. A report from ABC News ...

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Antibiotic Resistance Expected To Kill 10 Million People Annually By 2050

When the antibiotic was first truly introduced in the early 1900s, it was revolutionary and helped save millions of lives, but could they soon no longer be helping mankind? For some time now, doctors and scientists all over the world have known of a growing problem involving antibiotic resistance. You may have noticed your doctor giving you a newer antibiotic ...

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