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Left-Handed People More Likely To Have Thin Faces, Also Have Higher Risk Of Developing TB

Being left-handed carries a lot of unnecessary stigma. Throughout generations, there have been myriad myths about southpaws going around, and it still isn’t uncommon in some cultures for children born left-handed to be turned into righties. And while there have also been certain conditions or traits that research has mainly associated with lefties, a new study suggests another rather peculiar ...

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Left-Handed People More Likely To Have Thin Faces, Also Have Higher Risk Of Developing TB

Being left-handed carries a lot of unnecessary stigma. Throughout generations, there have been myriad myths about southpaws going around, and it still isn’t uncommon in some cultures for children born left-handed to be turned into righties. And while there have also been certain conditions or traits that research has mainly associated with lefties, a new study suggests another rather peculiar ...

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Has Angelina Jolie’s Double Mastectomy Inspired More Women To Get Them?

Remember the “Angelina Jolie effect”? New research suggests that women with early-stage breast cancer in one breast are more likely to have double mastectomies, with the likelihood of getting this procedure much greater in some states than others. And while it isn’t sure why more women are having both their breasts removed even if one of them is still healthy, ...

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More People Are Using Plastic Surgery To Become Human Barbie And Ken Dolls

Plastic surgery is becoming more popular than ever. Recently the American Society of Plastic Surgeons released its annual plastic surgery statistics stating that nearly 1.8 million surgical cosmetic procedures and about 15.5 million minimally invasive ones were performed in the U.S. last year reports CNN. The top five surgical procedures were breast augmentation, liposuction, nose reshaping, eyelid surgeries and face ...

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Does New Smart Condom Really Work? Skeptics Say It’s More ‘Gimmick’ Than Useful

The new i.Con “smart condom” from British Condoms has been creating quite a buzz as of late. And it’s not shocking that it is, because its makers claim that it is the first of its kind to tell men just how well (or how poorly) they’re doing in bed. But is it really worth the hype? Some skeptics have spoken ...

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Eating More Vegetables And Less Meat Can Be Effortlessly Healthy – Here’s How

Are you concerned you’re eating too much meat and not enough veg? Then read on to find out how you can make your diet a little greener. All of us know about the health benefits of eating less meat and more vegetables, but for most of us, when sitting in a restaurant and pondering between a choice of fillet steak ...

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2016-2017 Flu Season: Health Experts Expect More Severe Influenza Cases Than Last Year

Health authorities in California are worried that the 2016-2017 flu season will be much more severe than last year. So far this season, 14 people under age 65 have died from the flu in the state, while only three deaths were reported by this time a year ago. On Friday, the flu claimed the life of a child for the ...

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Why Are More Older Americans Smoking Marijuana? It’s Not Just For Medical Benefits

Generally speaking, marijuana smokers are thought to come from the younger set. But the Baby Boomers whom you may think renounced their pot-smoking ways after Woodstock, or once the realities of adulthood set in, actually represent one of the fastest-growing demographics when it comes to pot use. And while marijuana’s medical benefits are one of the main reasons behind this ...

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Soldiers Using Energy Drinks Report Stress-Related Sleep Disruption And More, U.S. Military Researchers Warn

The U.S. military has warned military personnel that consuming too many energy drinks can do “some serious harm to your bodies.” The pentagon’s official science blog detailed health risks of energy drinks while citing a report that revealed that soldiers in the field who consumed multiple energy drinks each day were actually more likely to fall asleep on duty. The ...

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Heart Attacks More Prevalent During Christmas And Holidays, Says Study

Statistics show an uptick in heart attacks on Christmas and during the holiday season in general. But why do these events take place so often during the holidays? A paper published in 2004 in the Journal of the American Heart Association shows that in the United States, cardiac mortality reaches its peak in December and January. But there has been ...

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