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    Zika outbreak: What you need to know

    The World Health Organization has declared that the Zika virus is a global health emergency. Zika has been linked to many babies being born with underdeveloped brains. Here are some facts about Zika that you should know. What are the symptoms of Zika? – Symptoms are rare and can include. Mild fever Conjunctivitis (red, sore…

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    Can alcohol reduce calorie intake?

    A paper recently looked at the link between blood alcohol levels and feeding behavior in rats. Alcohol is known to have a high-calorie content with 7 kilocalories per gram. When compared with food, carbohydrates offer 4 kilocalories per gram, while fat provides 9. For example, a glass of red wine will carry 83 calories, meaning…

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    A new super food: Purple bread

    Eating bread on a healthy diet has been a controversial subject for the past 10 years. Most nutritionist feel that white bread digests fast and spikes your blood sugar levels, increasing hunger and causing obesity. Professor Zhou Weibiao, a food scientist at the National University of Singapore, has tried to make eating bread healthy by…

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    Invisalign vs. Braces

    Glendora invisalign can straighten teeth in a fraction of the time that braces might otherwise take. There are several factors that make aligners different than traditional braces: innovative software, they can be removed as needed, they do not have wires or brackets, they straighten teeth quicker, and they allow for less office visits. Traditional braces…

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    Short and Long-Term Skincare Solutions

    Article written by Get your body healthy Unfortunately, skin care is really both a sprint and a marathon. The long-term marathon habits gives us the good grounding we need to encourage and maintain youthful-looking skin, while the short-term solutions help us cope with problems that pop up. Here’s a look at both types. LONG-TERM SKIN…

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    3 tricks to make health and fitness a priority

    Article written by No Myth Fitness The fittest people naturally love exercise and therefore are able to maintain their health well into old age. Research suggests that exercise which increases physical and mental health, can improve the quality of life. Exercise has also been linked to slowing the aging and degradation of cells. However, most…

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    What Happens if a Doctor Breaks the Hippocratic Oath?

    By Samuel Phineas Upham The Hippocratic Oath was designed to provide medical professionals with some best practices, or guidelines, they could use to guide a patient’s treatment. The pursuit of science and curiosity can drive strange practices. We saw this in World War II, especially with regards to Unit 731. In order to put a…

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    3 Foods That Will Regulate Your Blood Pressure Safely

    Taking care of your blood sugar can truly be a matter of life or death. High blood pressure, in particular, can destroy organs and blood vessels. This can lead to a heart attack in the future. Other serious ailments include nerve damage, blindness, erectile dysfunction, type 2 diabetes and stroke as well. However, eating the…

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    3 Ways to Fight the Summer Slump

    The hot summer months can tempt one to relax instead of keeping at your workout. Yes, both the air conditioning and the couch can seem a better option. Yet it is best that you go outside and get moving so as to fight the lethargy that comes with the summer. Here are 3 ways to…

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    5 Simple Lifestyle Changes to Improve Your Health

    Most diet and exercise fads come and go. Of course, this might be for the simple reason that most of these routines are not easy to stick with over a long period of time. For something more long term, it is important to stick with creating simpler habits, where some of them might even shock…

  • What To Do if Your Toenail Falls Off?

    At least once in your life, you will experience a toenail falling off due to the trauma of wearing ill-fitting shoes, walking in heels, or while training for a full or half marathon. Toenails get damaged because the shoe and the nail rub against each other causing the nail to move from the skin. Here…

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