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Why Do New Mothers Lose Their Hair?

Every pregnancy is different in its own way, but one of the most common physical side effects is postpartum hair loss. This type of hair loss is especially jarring because new mothers are already under tremendous stress and had only recently watched their hair become significantly thicker and healthier-looking. “There is a slowing of hairs […]

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Just A Little Change In Your Diet Can Make You Live Longer, Science Says

The rise of extreme diets gives the impression that the only way to effectively protect your health is to make major changes in eating habits, like giving up popular food groups. New research, however, suggests that a slight change in diet is all you need to increase your life expectancy. Defining Good Eating Habits According […]

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Here’s Why You Should Always Wash Food Down With Water, Not Soda

Sugary drinks have been tied to myriad physical conditions ranging from obesity all the way to dementia. Nevertheless, Americans aren’t expected to cut down on such beverages anytime soon, largely because they are the natural choice to accompany virtually any savory food item. Eating a massive sandwich or slice of steak with a boring glass […]

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Study Discovers Why Hair Grows And Shrinks In Different Areas Of The Body

A team researching male pattern baldness has unveiled critical information about hair growth that could provide the foundation for revolutionary hair loss treatments. Previous studies suggest that much of the body’s hair growth cycle is controlled by two proteins: Wnt proteins and bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs). The former regulates cell proliferation during the development of […]

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Long Term Exposure To Air Pollution Has Been Linked To Premature Death

If sufficient evidence that pollution causes cancer wasn’t frightening enough, we now have reason to believe that people who are continuously exposed to significant pollution have lower life expectancies. According to Science Daily, an analysis of now-deceased older Americans and their residences shows that living in a heavily polluted area for a number of years […]

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Screens Are Making American Teens Have The Same Activity Level As Senior Citizens

What should be the most active period in a person’s life is now looking more like the beginning of middle age. According to the Washington Post, a new study has determined that the average American’s activity level at age 19 is on par with that of a 60-year-old, and the culprit is likely right in […]

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New Study On T-Cells Accidentally Discovers Possible Cause Of Baldness

A recent study on immune cells has accidentally unveiled a major element that contributes to some conditions that cause hair loss. According to Medical Daily, the original purpose of the study conducted at the University of California at San Francisco was to investigate the relationship between skin health and regulatory T cells, commonly known as […]

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These 5 Questions Will Protect You From Food Fraud

In 2017, being concerned about your health means being extra wary of what you see in the supermarket. Countless studies and investigations have proven that what is labeled as one thing might really be something else when it comes to anything that is mass produced or served at a popular restaurant. But while certain items […]

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Why Big Pharma May Never Be Held Accountable For The Opioid Crisis

Several of the biggest drug companies in the world are currently being sued by a myriad of US states, counties and cities claiming the drug makers fueled the opioid crisis by downplaying the dangers of heavy painkillers during marketing campaigns. Opioids such as OxyContin and Percocet took more than 33,000 American lives in 2015. Many […]

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Is Confusion About What’s Healthy Stopping You From Losing Weight?

Eating healthy and keeping your weight down shouldn’t be difficult but today, both feats seem more confusing and intimidating than ever before. With so much information about different food choices available, it’s impossible to know what kind of diet actually works best for your individual needs. Items that one source told you were healthy will […]

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