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Should You Be Eating a High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet Like Keto? Scientists Weigh In
Diet fads often make the lofty claim that adjusting food habits one way or another will produce the dieter's desired results. More specifically: Eat this, not that, and watch the pounds fall off. But diets are hard to sustain, and it seems like diet ...
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Death of a teen shows dangers of sniffing, huffing to get high
(Reuters Health) - The death of a Dutch teen serves as a grim reminder of the dangers associated with inhaling common household products, such as spray-on deodorant, keyboard dusters and whipped cream. The 19-year-old's cardiac arrest and eventual ...
Coffee Tastes Bitter, So Why Do People Drink It?
It may sound counterintuitive, but people who are supersensitive to coffee's bitter taste actually drink more of it, a new study finds. This sensitivity isn't simply a matter of taste, either, but rather is influenced by a person's genetic makeup, the ...
Sucking your baby's pacifier might protect them from allergies, study says
Your baby's pacifier falls on the floor. Before giving it back to your child, do you wash it in a sink or, perhaps reluctantly, clean it with your own saliva? Don't feel too guilty if you chose the latter, because a new study suggests that a mother's ...
Meditation helps vets with post-traumatic stress disorder
Meditation worked as well as traditional therapy for military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder in a small experiment sponsored by the Department of Defense. One method preferred by the Department of Veterans Affairs is exposure therapy, but ...
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Ocean County measles outbreak: 12th case reported
Outbreak News Today
New Jersey state health officials have identified a 12th confirmed measles case in Ocean County. IMage/ Omnedon via wikimedia commons. This individual could have exposed others to the infection while in Ocean County between November 6 and ...
Group calls for bigger Seoul role in tackling TB in NKorea
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A U.S.-based nonprofit group has called for South Korea to take stronger steps to fight a tuberculosis crisis in North Korea it says has worsened under strengthened U.S.-led sanctions over its nuclear weapons and missile ...
MDC thanks hunters for help with CWD sampling
Bolivar Herald-Free Press
In a news release this week, the Missouri Department of Conservation thanked the thousands of deer hunters who participated in its mandatory CWD sampling efforts last weekend in 31 counties. Thanks to hunter participation, MDC collected more than ...
Lyme and other tickborne diseases are on the rise in the US Here's what that means.
There's no sign that ticks are backing down. A record high of 59,349 cases of tickborne diseases were reported in 2017 in the United States. That's a 22 percent increase in cases — or roughly 11,000 more — than were reported in 2016, the Centers for ...
Pancreatic cancer, a silent killer?
Seven years ago today, Matt Wilson went to the emergency room. He had stomach pain, which he assumed was a kidney stone. It was not. His CT scan showed an abnormal spot, later diagnosed as early pancreatic cancer. That chance discovery may have ...