Financial Incentives Helped To Inspire Weight Loss

Sep 16, 2014 by

A study which involved 57 obese adults, of which the majority was men, found that the use of financial incentives resulted in three...

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Being Overweight – Living Habits Of Families As Strong A Factor As Genes

Sep 16, 2014 by

Much is said and written about how diseases run in families. Obesity, too, has a link with family history. But how much of this is...

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Study Finds Teenage Girls Who Smoke Develop Larger Waistlines

Sep 16, 2014 by

Many young girls smoke thinking that it helps to keep them slim. It is thus very ironic that, in a study carried out by the Department...

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Americans Watch A Lot Of TV And It Leads To Poorer Eating And Living Habits

Sep 16, 2014 by

Are you addicted to the sights and sounds of the television set? Are you watching more hours of TV than you plan to? Too much TV is...

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Watching TV Raises Chances Of ADD And Overeating In Children

Sep 16, 2014 by

According to research carried out at the Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle, television has a negative...

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Study Reveals One’s Nearby Living Environment Affects Blood Pressure

Sep 16, 2014 by

A study published in 2008 in the Journal Epidemiology has reported that the surrounding neighborhood which a person resides in has a...

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Lack Of Sleep Could Raise Risk Of Prostate Cancer And Emotional Problems: Studie...

Jan 23, 2014 by

Separate recent studies have pointed to the potential harmful effects on health of one common lifestyle habit these days – lack...

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Surgeon General’s Report Suggests Smoking Harms Health Even More Than Most...

Jan 20, 2014 by

The detrimental effects of smoking on health are usually associated with lung cancer and other respiratory ailments. However, the...

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Research Suggests Married People Could Be Healthier

Jan 20, 2014 by

Recent research has revealed that people who are married enjoy better health than those who are not. This applies to both physical and...

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Children’s Health Harmed by Media Exposure

Sep 5, 2009 by

Our exposure to mass media today is immense, almost to a frightening level. And, without realizing it, we are being brainwashed every...

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Drinking Water Supplies Contain Harmful Chemicals

Sep 5, 2009 by

There is little or no doubt that synthetic chemicals harm our health. Part of attaining good health thus entails minimizing our...

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Heart Disease and Death Risks Increased By Working For An Incompetent Boss

Sep 2, 2009 by

The role of stress and one’s working environment in the disease process cannot be understated or underestimated. Yet, little...

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PMS Risk Raised By Smoking

Sep 2, 2009 by

Among the many harmful lifestyle, dietary and environmental factors which do damage to one’s health, smoking is probably top of...

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Constipation Harming Children’s Health

Sep 2, 2009 by

Conventional medical wisdom says it’s fine to move your bowels only once in a couple of days, as long as your pattern is...

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Pregnant Mothers’ Exposure to Hairspray Increases Risk of Hypospadias, a C...

Sep 2, 2009 by

The modern world we live in today is quite literally a minefield of dangerous toxins and chemicals, none more so than for a pregnant...

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Arteries of Children and Teenagers as Degenerated as Middle Aged Adults

Sep 2, 2009 by

Children and teenagers today are getting hit by all sorts of diseases, some ailments which were even unheard of. Some young ones are...

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Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria from Chicken Farming May Be Polluting the Environm...

Sep 2, 2009 by

Some of the main dangers of commercial meat and animal farming today is linked to the use of antibiotics. Such drugs are used to fight...

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Exercise Benefits Even Heart Failure Sufferers

Sep 2, 2009 by

Conventional wisdom tells us that, if you have heart problems, you really shouldn’t be exercising, as that can put your health...

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CT Scans, MRIs and other Imaging Tests – Costly and Harmful

Sep 2, 2009 by

If you have ever taken a CT scan or MRI, which is most likely the case, you would know just how costly these tests are. And, do you...

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Why the U.S. is Chronically Sick, and How to Solve the Problem

Sep 2, 2009 by

Two to three centuries ago, the American population was quite healthy overall. Fast forward two to three hundred years, and, despite...

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5 Weight Loss Articles – Tips for Successfully Losing Weight

Jun 14, 2009 by

What are the key elements of a good weight loss regimen? Certainly, exercise and good dietary choices play extremely important roles....

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Exercise Can Lengthen Life, and It’s Never Too Late to Begin

Jun 14, 2009 by

Exercise and physical activity boost health and increase longevity. For many of us, though, in particular those who have reached a...

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Does Exercise Damage the Knees and Ankles? – Study Says No

Jun 14, 2009 by

Everybody knows that exercise is critical for good health and vitality. Yet exercise, especially higher impact ones such as jogging,...

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Prevent Cataracts and Age-Related Macular Degeneration – Exercise and Othe...

Jun 14, 2009 by

In one’s latter years, degeneration of eye health is almost taken to be a given. But there are simple and important steps we can...

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How to Prevent Heart Failure – Two Important Tips

Jun 14, 2009 by

Poor diets, sedentary lifestyles and ballooning waistlines are major reasons why so many people die from heart attacks and...

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Being Overweight May Shorten Life; Effects May Be as Bad as Smoking

Jun 14, 2009 by

Smoking has already emerged has one of the major killers in the world today. Evidence, though, is growing that excess body weight is...

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Lose Weight and Avoid Weight Gain – Two Simple Tips

Jun 14, 2009 by

Obesity and being overweight has quite literally become an epidemic in the developed world. With it, demand for quick-fix weight loss...

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Vigorous Activity Helps Prevent Breast Cancer in Women

Jun 14, 2009 by

Breast cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer to strike today. More and more research, though, is revealing various ways in...

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Mothers’ Exposure to Traffic Pollution During Pregnancy Increases Asthma R...

Jun 8, 2009 by

Asthma rates in children today have soared to very high levels. This trend mirrors the rates of many other health conditions and...

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Air Quality Linked to Longevity

Jun 8, 2009 by

When we make lifestyle changes to try and improve our health, we often focus a lot on what we eat and what we drink. Indeed, the...

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