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Vaping Bad For Kids: Surgeon General Vivek Murthy Issues Stern Warning On E-Cigarette Use

Is vaping as bad as its critics say it is, or is it a lesser evil when compared to cigarette smoking? Many supporters of the practice believe that there aren’t enough studies to definitely say whether e-cigarettes are safer alternatives or not. But a new report from U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy states, in no uncertain terms, that vaping represents ...

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Seasonal Affective Disorder: Health Experts Explain Why We Get Mood Disorder During Winter

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a form of depression that strikes around the same time every year – late fall or early winter. According to mental health specialists, the mood disorder is triggered by lack of sunlight. When winter approaches and the days get shorter, the human body reacts to the reduced light conditions by producing a protein called SERT. ...

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Vaping Bad For Kids: Surgeon General Vivek Murthy Makes Official Warning On E-Cigarette Use

Is vaping as bad as its critics say it is, or is it a lesser evil when compared to cigarette smoking? Many supporters of the practice believe that there aren’t enough studies to definitely say whether e-cigarettes are safer alternatives or not. But a new report from U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy states, in no uncertain terms, that vaping represents ...

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Type 2 Diabetes Drug Could Slow Parkinson’s Disease Progression, Human Trials To Begin Next Year, Says Researchers

Human trials are set to begin next year after researchers uncovered that drugs used to treat type 2 diabetes could be used to slow Parkinson’s disease progression, the Science Daily reports. Parkinson’s Disease is a “progressive disease of the nervous system,” effecting over 10 million middle-aged and elderly people in the world which seems to get worse over time, but ...

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Are Monsanto And The Ajinomoto Company Poisoning Africa? Aspartame, MSG Danger Revealed

With so much to read about Kanye and the K-K-Kardashians, it’s no wonder that news of actual import gets overlooked. After all, why should anyone care about dangerous food additives and questionable growing practices when there are celebrities to watch and selfies to post? Truth is, there’s a whole lot of creepy stuff going on, and precious little of it ...

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Facebook Friends Help You Live A Longer Life, Study Says

Here’s a reason to start accepting more friend requests on Facebook — a new study has found that people who accept more Facebook friends tend to live longer lives, the New York Times reports. While many people have condemned social media for its effects on our health and behavior, a paper published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy ...

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3D-Printed Organs May Become Reality Soon As Australian Hospital Prepares First ‘Biofabrication’ Center

Organs and tissues fabricated by 3-D printers could become a reality sooner than expected if a medical facility and university in Brisbane, Australia, have anything to say about it. The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is building a center dedicated specifically to “biofabrication” at the Herston Health Precinct, according to an article by Engadget’s Steve Dent. The new center will ...

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Playing Tennis May Help Contribute To A Longer Life, Study Shows

Undoubtedly, most have probably heard that getting regular exercise and fresh air can provide a major boost to one’s overall health, well-being, and happiness. According to a new study, there may be more perks to being involved in specific type of “racquet sports,” such as tennis, badminton, and squash, than originally thought. The study was conducted by a team of ...

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SportsArt Eco-Powr Technology And Equipment Turns Calories Into Kilowatts [Video]

Did you know you can work out and contribute to energy conservation efforts at the same time? It’s true. With SportsArt’s revolutionary line of Eco-Powr equipment, you can turn the calories burned in your workout into real kilowatts of energy. As more fitness centers utilize Eco-Powr ellipticals, cycles, and more, the cumulative results are immense. According to a report by ...

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Will The DEA Still Ban Kratom? Agency Receives Thousands Of Pleas To Keep The Substance Legal

After the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency announced it wanted to ban the natural supplement kratom earlier this year, the agency received a wave of criticism from users and advocates. In response, the agency decided to delay the prohibition and open up a public comment period, which ended on December 1. So far, the agency has been slammed with over 22,000 ...

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