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Marijuana Users At A Higher Risk Of Dying From High Blood Pressure?

The results of a new study are making headlines with claims that marijuana users are connected to a three-hold higher risk of dying from hypertension (high blood pressure) than someone who doesn’t use marijuana. There is one small catch to the findings of this new marijuana study. Namely, there are some limitations with the study’s findings. One of the more ...

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Suicide Rate For Teenage Girls Reaches Record High: Why Are Teen Suicides In U.S. At Troubling Levels?

New statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have revealed some alarming trends — the suicide rate for teenage girls are now at record-high levels, with the rate of teenage boys killing themselves also up significantly over the same timeframe. But why are more American teens taking their own lives these days, as compared to about four ...

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Gluten-Free Foods Contain High Levels Of Toxic Metals, Increasing Health Risks

Over the past several years, gluten-free diets have become increasingly popular. However, University of Illinois researchers report this trending eating regime may have a hidden danger – toxic metals. Rice flour, used to replace wheat, rye, and barley in gluten-free foods, is known to accumulate toxic metals like arsenic and mercury from fertilizers, soil, and water. Although they occur naturally ...

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HPV Vaccination Rates Remain Low, Infection Rates High Among Men

According to a press release summary of new research released by the Journal of the American Medical Association(JAMA), rates for the sexually transmitted disease Human papillomavirus (HPV) remain high among men and vaccination rates are low despite a vaccine being available. “Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States, as well as a ...

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FDA Warns Pregnant Women Of High Rate Of False Positives For Zika Test: Less Than Half Of Positive ZIKV Detect Test Samples Actually Had Zika

The FDA has issued an alert to doctors and pregnant women, warning them that presumptive test results for the Zika virus have turned up unexpectedly high rates of false positives. Less than half of the samples that the ZIKV Detect test said were positive for the Zika virus were later confirmed as actually having the zika virus in CDC tests, ...

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Study Shows High Fiber Diet Just As Effective As Leading Weight Loss Programs

If your diet program has failed you, perhaps, it’s time to lose weight naturally. In your heroic attempt to slim down, you may experience increased hunger. However, if you choose the right foods that are high in fiber and low in calories, you can increase your chances of losing weight successfully — and naturally. You’ve all heard of the American ...

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High Blood Pressure? Here Are The Foods You Should Be Avoiding

High blood pressure is one of the more common health issues many people in the United States suffer from. Per the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, one in every three adults in the U.S. suffers from high blood pressure. Anyone who has high blood pressure knows this is a condition that requires a person to actively manage it. Statistically, ...

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Zika No Longer A World Public Health Emergency, Claims WHO: Outraged, Brazil Says Chances Of Epidemic Still High

The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed that the Zika virus is no longer a public health emergency of international concern. However, Brazil, the epicentre of the outbreak, has refused to downgrade the risk, noting that the chances of an epidemic are still dangerously high. The WHO receded on Friday the global health emergency it had sounded about the Zika ...

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Diet High In Saturated Fat Linked To Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is a common cancer that affects men who are usually over the age of 60, and is relatively rare before the age of 40. The average age of diagnosis is 66. While it is more common than breast cancer is in women, affecting one out of seven men in their lifetime, it is generally far less deadly – ...

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Muhammad Ali's Ex-Wife — Colin Kaepernick Should Apologize … 'Get Off His High Horse'

Muhammad Ali‘s ex-wife says Colin Kaepernick needs to apologize for his National Anthem protest … saying it’s “not heroic” and he should “get off his high horse.” TMZ Sports spoke with Khalilah Camacho Ali — who was married to the boxer from 1967 to 1976 — and says she was his adviser for his biggest protest … refusing to fight ...

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