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America Earns Number 1 Spot as the Unhealthiest Nation

America Earns Number 1 Spot as the Unhealthiest Nation

If America is your home sweet home, then you may need to be worried about your health as well as the health of your children. According to a new study, America has the highest mortality rate [...]

Video Games can have a Healthy Impact on Children

Video Games can have a Healthy Impact on Children

Some parents have told their children millions of times that video games will rot their brain. Like watching television or spending hours online, video games have often been linked to weight gain and obesity. While these [...]

Telling Lies can be Detrimental to Your Health

Telling Lies can be Detrimental to Your Health

It has been drilled into our heads over and over that for optimal health, you should exercise daily and eat plenty of fruits and vegetables. A new research now suggests that you can improve your health [...]

House Pets May Provide Health Benefits for Infants

House Pets May Provide Health Benefits for Infants

Dogs have often been touted as a man’s best friend. However, it may be more accurate to say that it is an infant’s best friend. A new study done in Finland suggests that infants who grow [...]

Ozone Exposure may Cause Heart Complications

Ozone Exposure may Cause Heart Complications

Researchers have long suspected that polluted air can cause health problems. Recent studies are now substantiating these claims. The new study suggests that exposure to ozone can lead to heart complications and even sudden death in [...]

Meat Consumption Linked to Global Warming

Meat Consumption Linked to Global Warming

Some people just love to consume meat. No meal to these people is considered complete without a serving of steak or pork chop. Health studies, however, have long confirmed that the regular consumption of processed meat [...]

Does Milk Really Do the Body Good?

Does Milk Really Do the Body Good?

You have probably seen it everywhere in the ads; milk builds strong bones and does the body good. Who isn’t familiar with the “Got Milk?” slogan and the endless list of celebrities who appear on billboards [...]

Can too Much Sitting be Hazardous for Your Health?

Can too Much Sitting be Hazardous for Your Health?

Can sitting shorten your life span? The idea of sitting yourself to an early grave sounds farfetched, though a new study done at the University of Sydney suggests that there may in fact be a correlation [...]

Eat Chocolate to Lose Weight

Eat Chocolate to Lose Weight

Who doesn’t love chocolate? It’s one of those foods that people love to set aside as one of their guilty pleasures. For chocolate lovers, there is some good news. A recent study showed that those who [...]

Stem cell discovery, video game research, Medicaid cuts and Cachexia

Stem cell discovery, video game research, Medicaid cuts and Cachexia

Several stories made the round this week in the health department, starting from a new stem cell discovery made by researchers and published in the Nature Medicine magazine, a report about active video game playing, some [...]