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Canadian health authority says legalizing marijuana is bad for the health of youth

May 29 2017 - 12:32pm
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Dr. Diane Kelsall, editor-in-chief of the Canadian Medical Journal, states legalization of the use of cannabis in Canada would jeopardize the health of youth.

There has been a heated debate about the legalization of marijuana.

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Staying active could help you beat cancer

May 28 2017 - 11:55pm
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Researchers say that there appears to be an increased risk for kidney cancer and bladder cancer with a sedentary lifestyle.

A diagnosis of cancer is always frightening. Although there have been many remarkable advances in the treatment of many types of cancer it is best to try to prevent cancer.

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Older people may benefit from more protein

May 27 2017 - 12:38pm
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Researchers say elderly people may need more than the recommended daily protein for good health.

Good nutrition is essential for good health at all stages of development. It appears that elderly people may need more protein in their diet than has been recommended over the years.

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Poverty must be eradicated for kids to have a chance

May 26 2017 - 6:01am
A kid caught in poverty

Researchers say that deep poverty places young kids at high risk for poor health and development.

Far too often people who are personally removed from the true facts about the horrible pain and suffering associated with poverty insist the poor are simply lazy and do not deserve any special cons

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Eating fiber may help prevent osteoarthritis of the knee

May 25 2017 - 5:28am
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Researchers say that there is an association between a fiber rich diet and a decreased risk of knee osteoarthritis.

Osteoarthritis of the knee is a very painful condition. The pain, swelling, and stiffness associated with this condition can interfere with daily activities of life.

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Listening to inspiring music could help you beat depression

May 24 2017 - 3:03pm
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Researchers say that listening to inspiring music in a group and taking part in discussions about music and life is a positive interaction which makes people feel good.

Depression can be a very horrible illness which is hard to recover from.

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Targeting loneliness may help you sleep better

May 22 2017 - 9:16am
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Researchers say that there is an association between loneliness and poor sleep quality.

Good quality sleep is important for overall well being. Researchers have recently found there is an association between sleep which is of poor quality and loneliness in young adults.

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Eating nuts may benefit the fight against colon cancer

May 19 2017 - 5:59am
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Researchers say that the chance of recurrence of colon cancer is dramatically decreased in people who eat nuts.

There has been an established association between dietary factors and colon cancer. Researchers have determined that nuts rank well as a beneficial food in dealing with colon cancer.

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How Cayenne Pepper can help burn fat

May 18 2017 - 5:00am
Cayenne Pepper

Cayenne pepper has been identified as a great fat burner.

Obesity has become a growing problem worldwide. Dietary measures to help deal with this problem are always preferable to drugs due to a lack of concern with the possible side effects from drugs.

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Ancient Practice May Improve Sleep Troubles in Breast Cancer Survivors

May 16 2017 - 11:12am
Tai Chi and Insomnia

Difficulty sleeping is a common problem for cancer patients. A moving meditation technique may help improve those restless nights.

Insomnia, or trouble sleeping, has been reported to be higher in cancer patients than in the general population, even 2 to 5 years after treatment is completed.

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Kids need protection from exposure to psychological domestic abuse

May 15 2017 - 3:07pm
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Researchers say that exposure to psychological abuse between parents is associated with more damage to the wellbeing of children as they get older than physical domestic violence.

Domestic violence is a very traumatizing experience for children. Both physical and psychological domestic violence can have serious emotional consequences for kids as they grow up

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Science Says Reminiscing Heals

May 15 2017 - 9:31am
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Calling on good times in stressful moments is essential to your health, according to new research. Reminiscing as a natural treatment, can re-create feel-good memories that help you to change the channel on your bad mood and redirect your health.

Science says reminiscing can get you out of a bad mood, as well as reduce stress levels in the body naturally and effectively and by gosh, we should do more of it.

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Tomatoes may offer a key to beating stomach cancer

May 14 2017 - 7:19am
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Researchers say that tomato may help to effectively fight stomach cancer.

Tomatoes are a delicious fruit which may help to significantly lower the risk of stomach cancer. Tomatoes are a primary food in the healthy Mediterranean diet.

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Summer heat can be a killer, increasing emergency room visits

May 12 2017 - 5:41am
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Researchers have found an association between a rising heat index and emergency room visits.

Summer days are not all filled with just fun in the sunshine. There are serious health risks associated with being exposed to the extreme heat which is sometimes seen during the summer.

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The top 5 natural ways to heal cancer that people are going for

May 11 2017 - 10:43pm
The top 5 natural ways to heal cancer that people are going for

The Internet is packed with personal testimonies of how people personally battled and healed cancer naturally. Here you find the scientific basis for their claims, and the top 5 natural ways to heal cancer people are going for.

1) Gerson Therapy

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Dogs are are a good natural remedy for stress in kids

May 11 2017 - 5:35am
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Researchers have found that pet dogs can help kids alleviate feelings of stress.

There is an old saying that a dog is man's best friend. If given the chance dogs often prove there is a lot of truth to this saying. As pets dogs may offer many potential benefits for your health.

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The Smell of Rosemary May Help Boost Memory

May 10 2017 - 8:23am
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As we wrap up the school year, students are preparing for their end of year exams. Researchers suggest that adding rosemary aroma to your study room may help enhance working memory.

Rosmarinus officinalis, is a perennial herb best known as a spice for food.

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How cinnamon may counter damage from a high-fat diet

May 7 2017 - 7:04am
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Researchers say that cinnamon may decrease the damage of a high-fat diet.

Cinnamon is a delicious spice which has been associated with many health benefits. New research points to a possible role of cinnamon in helping to counter the damage of a high-fat diet.

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Good family support can help prevent dementia

May 6 2017 - 8:22am
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Researchers have found that there is an association between good quality support systems and decreased risk for dementia.

There has been a growing awareness of the risk for dementia with aging. There are many natural interventions which can lower this risk.

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Keeping your heart fit can prevent a fatty liver

May 5 2017 - 5:55am
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Researchers say that cardiorespiratory fitness can lower the risk of fatty liver.

The liver is a vital organ for good health. Fatty liver disease can cause severe suffering and premature death. It's clearly worthwhile to determine ways to keep your liver healthy.

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Risk of allergies in kids is increased by phthalates

May 4 2017 - 5:32am
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Researchers say that phthalates increase the risk of kids getting allergies.

Phthalates are chemicals which are used in plastics as plasticizers. The risk of allergies in kids has been observed to be increased by exposure to phthalates.

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Lifestyle interventions lower risks for stroke and dementias

May 2 2017 - 8:55pm
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Researchers say stroke prevention may also decrease the risk of some dementias and this can be accomplished with lifestyle changes.

It is devastating when someone you are close to experiences dementia in their old age.

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