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Aspartame: Decades of Science Point to Serious Health Risks - U.S. Right to Know (press release) (blog)

Aspartame - Mon, 2017-08-14 11:51

U.S. Right to Know (press release) (blog)

Aspartame: Decades of Science Point to Serious Health Risks
U.S. Right to Know (press release) (blog)
Evidence linking aspartame to weight gain raises questions about the legality of marketing aspartame-containing products as “diet” drinks or weight loss ...

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Anti-Aging Approaches - Harvard Magazine

Anti-Aging - Mon, 2017-08-14 11:43

Anti-Aging Approaches
Harvard Magazine
And how calorie restriction slows the aging process is still not well understood. “The interesting thing about calorie restriction is that we used to think the body was in some way slowing down, maybe in the number of heartbeats or production of free ...

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After Battling Breast Cancer While Pregnant, Florida Mom Finally Rings Cancer-Free Bell - Babble (blog)

Cancer Fighting Foods - Mon, 2017-08-14 11:08

Babble (blog)

After Battling Breast Cancer While Pregnant, Florida Mom Finally Rings Cancer-Free Bell
Babble (blog)
Breast changes are common during pregnancy. But when Florida mom Ivette Bailey felt a large lump in one of her breasts during her second trimester, she was concerned. Soon after, she was diagnosed with stage II lobular carcinoma breast cancer, and ...

Categories: Cancer News

The story of the Melrose pepper, a sweet vegetable found only in Chicago - Chicago Tribune

Fruits and Vegetables - Mon, 2017-08-14 11:08

Chicago Tribune

The story of the Melrose pepper, a sweet vegetable found only in Chicago
Chicago Tribune
The Napolitanos' firstborn son, Tom, grew up working beside mom and dad in the fields, changed his last name to the easier-to-pronounce Naples and began selling the fruits of the family farm at a fruit and vegetable stand on North Avenue in Melrose ...

Study: Energy drinks could lead to drug addiction, alcoholism - Palm Beach Post

Energy Medicine - Mon, 2017-08-14 10:56

Palm Beach Post

Study: Energy drinks could lead to drug addiction, alcoholism
Palm Beach Post
Researchers at University of Maryland discovered young adults who regularly consumed highly caffeinated energy drinks, and sustained that consumption over time, were significantly more likely to use cocaine, abuse prescription stimulants, and be at ...

Study: Energy drinks could lead to drug addiction, alcoholism - Palm Beach Post

Alcoholism - Mon, 2017-08-14 10:56

Palm Beach Post

Study: Energy drinks could lead to drug addiction, alcoholism
Palm Beach Post
A new study found that those who consume energy drinks regularly may be prone to develop drug abuse or alcoholism later in life. (Photo: Mike Mozart/Creative Commons. Could that Red Bull or Monster be a gateway drug? Researchers at University of ...

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Free Guide: How Fidgets Improve Student Behavior & Focus - ADDitude

ADHD - Mon, 2017-08-14 10:34

ADDitude

Free Guide: How Fidgets Improve Student Behavior & Focus
ADDitude
Since 1998, millions of parents and adults have trusted ADDitude's expert guidance and support for living better with ADHD and its related mental health conditions. Our mission is to be your trusted advisor, an unwavering source of understanding and ...

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Dr Mark Porter: Accidental addiction to prescription painkillers is a growing problem - The Times

Prescription Pills Addiction - Mon, 2017-08-14 10:08

The Times

Dr Mark Porter: Accidental addiction to prescription painkillers is a growing problem
The Times
Ant McPartlin may not be your typical man next door but his addiction to prescription painkillers should be a cautionary tale for us all. The 41-year-old television presenter has just finished a spell in rehab to wean him off a cocktail of painkillers ...

Alternative Medicine Doesn't Work for Cancer Treatments - Gizmodo

Alternative Cancer Treatment - Mon, 2017-08-14 09:55

Gizmodo

Alternative Medicine Doesn't Work for Cancer Treatments
Gizmodo
“Improved communication between patients and caregivers and greater scrutiny of the use of [alternative medicine] for the initial treatment of cancer is needed,” the study's authors wrote in the paper published last week in the Journal of the National ...
Choosing alternative cancer treatment doubles your risk of deathNew Scientist
Treating Cancer With Alternative Medicine More Than Doubles Your Risk of DyingScienceAlert
Using alternative medicine only for cancer linked to lower survival rateScience Daily
The Independent -IFLScience -Cancer Therapy Advisor
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Birmingham files lawsuit against 3 of the largest drug wholesalers in US - AL.com

Prescription Pills Addiction - Mon, 2017-08-14 09:02

AL.com

Birmingham files lawsuit against 3 of the largest drug wholesalers in US
AL.com
"It has only grown worse as people who were addicted to prescription pills have, thanks to heightened enforcement efforts, found them harder to come by," Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper said in a statement. "The residents of Birmingham and the city ...

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Microwave energy treatment reduces underarm odor - ModernMedicine

Energy Medicine - Mon, 2017-08-14 08:49

ModernMedicine

Microwave energy treatment reduces underarm odor
ModernMedicine
Now researchers have found that microwave treatment (miraDry, Miramar Labs) reduces axillary odor in patients treated for underarm sweat or hair, according to data presented in April at the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) in San ...

City attorney candidate continues criticism of RV proposal - MyNorthwest.com

Meth Addiction - Mon, 2017-08-14 08:38

MyNorthwest.com

City attorney candidate continues criticism of RV proposal
MyNorthwest.com
We kept pulling the homelessness lever, but we weren't actually delivering services specifically tailored to people living with addiction.” “Really, what we are talking about most commonly right now is heroin addiction and meth addiction,” he said ...

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Anti-Aging Tx Interest Similar Across Patient Gender, Age and Income - Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration)

Anti-Aging - Mon, 2017-08-14 08:25

Anti-Aging Tx Interest Similar Across Patient Gender, Age and Income
Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration)
HealthDay News — Patients are largely unfamiliar with most anti-aging treatment options, but are interested in pursuing future treatment, according to a study published online August 3 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology. Allison M. Darland, MD ...

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Stem Cell Injections Rejuvenate Aging Rat Hearts - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (press release)

Heart Disease - Mon, 2017-08-14 08:19

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (press release)

Stem Cell Injections Rejuvenate Aging Rat Hearts
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (press release)
Researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute have shown that injecting cardiac stem cells from young rats into the hearts of old rats can help to reverse the natural cardiac aging process. Results from the studies, led by Eduardo Marbán, M.D., Ph.D ...

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Eddie Girvan: 'High-on-drugs' killer to serve six-year term - BBC News

Meth Addiction - Mon, 2017-08-14 07:52

BBC News

Eddie Girvan: 'High-on-drugs' killer to serve six-year term
BBC News
The court was told that she relapsed into heroin and crystal meth addiction after the death of her baby daughter. She also previously admitted eight other charges connected to Mr Girvan's killing: * Theft;. * Attempted theft;. * Aggravated vehicle ...
Margaret Henderson-McCarroll jailed for three years for manslaughter of pensioner Eddie Girvanthe Irish News

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Funding will help low-income families buy fruits, vegetables - Porterville Recorder

Fruits and Vegetables - Mon, 2017-08-14 07:03

Funding will help low-income families buy fruits, vegetables
Porterville Recorder
SACRAMENTO — The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has received a $3.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help low-income Californians purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at certified farmers' markets.

Omega-3 fatty acids essential for well-being | Columns ... - Press of Atlantic City

Omega 3 - Mon, 2017-08-14 07:02

Press of Atlantic City

Omega-3 fatty acids essential for well-being | Columns ...
Press of Atlantic City
The health benefits and advantages of omega-3 fatty acids are great — and important for our overall well-being. Scientifically speaking, they are essential ...

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Study: A red wine component has similar anti-aging benefits to diet and exercise - PhillyVoice.com

Anti-Aging - Mon, 2017-08-14 06:07

PhillyVoice.com

Study: A red wine component has similar anti-aging benefits to diet and exercise
PhillyVoice.com
Specifically, both resveratrol and metformin have many of the same neuroprotective benefits that come from a low-calorie diet and exercise. Additionally, study researchers found that the wine component, resveratrol, also preserves muscle fibers during ...

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The highs and lows of Danniella Westbrook's career and the drug addiction that's plagued it all - The Sun

Cocaine Addiction - Mon, 2017-08-14 06:00

The Sun

The highs and lows of Danniella Westbrook's career and the drug addiction that's plagued it all
The Sun
Throughout her career, Dani was plagued with her highly publicised cocaine addiction. In her autobiographies, she has revealed that she was started using the drug at the age of 14 after being introduced to it through pals in nightclubs. When she landed ...

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