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Cheat Days In Diet Could Help People Lose More Weight, Study Claims

Not everyone may be a fan of “cheat days” in diets, but new research from Australia suggests that these breaks from the usual diet regimen could help people lose more weight, and keep it off for a longer period of time. Although cheat days are oftentimes included in diet plans on weekends, there has been some debate as to whether ...

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Eclipse Sickness Is Real, And People Across The Country Came Down With It, What’s The Explanation?

It’s been a little bit under 48 hours since The Great American Eclipse crossed 12 states, and across the country, observers have been complaining of “eclipse sickness” ever since the event. As Bustle reports, “eclipse sickness” is real, and it’s not a case of mass hysteria. People who watched the event really have gotten sick, reporting symptoms such as headaches, ...

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Eclipse Sickness Is Real, And People Across The Country Came Down With It, What’s The Explanation?

It’s been a little bit under 48 hours since The Great American Eclipse crossed 12 states, and across the country, observers have been complaining of “eclipse sickness” ever since the event. As Bustle reports, “eclipse sickness” is real, and it’s not a case of mass hysteria. People who watched the event really have gotten sick, reporting symptoms such as headaches, ...

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Pot Vs. Painkillers — Study Shows People Would Rather Treat Pain With Marijuana Than Opioids

From acute to chronic, pain is terrible to deal with. For many, when someone is experiencing pain and seeks medication from a physician, they are often prescribed opiate-based painkillers. As the move to switch from addictive and sometimes deadly treatments associated with prescription drugs to medical marijuana continues, a new study shows that most people, when given both pot and ...

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Shingles And MMR Vaccines May Trigger Anaphylaxis In Meat-Allergic People, Researchers Call For Awareness

Red meat allergies have been causally linked to bites from lone star ticks, but a correspondence published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology now also claims that both the vaccine made to protect people from experiencing painful cases of shingles and the vaccine designed to protect people from measles, mumps, and rubella may be associated with severe reactions ...

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Warning For People Over 75-Years-Old Who Take A Daily Aspirin

Taking aspirin for people over 75-years-old may result in fatal internal bleeding, but aspirin’s heart attack preventing benefits still outweigh the risks, according to a new study. People over 75-years-old taking daily aspirin are at increased risk of serious or fatal internal bleeding, a new study in the Lancet has found. While the stomach bleeds can be potentially prevented by ...

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June Is Alzheimer’s And Brain Awareness Month — Why People Are Displaying Purple And How You Can Show Support

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month and people worldwide are joining the movement and supporting the cause. The official color for Alzheimer’s awareness is purple and you’ll see purple ribbons displayed across social media networks, worn as ribbons, and on clothing as people spread the word. The official Alzheimer’s Awareness website has a number of ways people can show ...

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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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Why Are Some People ‘Night Owls’? Gene Mutation Could Explain Preferences For Sleeping Late

For some people, waking up in the morning is the ultimate definition of a chore, especially if one tends to be more productive or creative late in the evening. To some, it may seem like personal preference, but a new study suggests that being a “night owl” can be chalked up to gene mutations. Researchers analyzed a total of 70 ...

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