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FDA Says This Product Might Be The First To Prevent Peanut Allergies

For the very first time, the US Food and Drug Administration has allowed a food item to claim it may prevent peanut allergies in infants. Created by a Long Island physician, “Hello, Peanut” is a powdered peanut product that is meant to be mixed into baby food for infants who are around five months old […]

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Scientists Say It’s Only Natural For Three Hurricanes To Occur At Once

Regardless of your thoughts on climate change, the idea of multiple catastrophic hurricanes occurring at the same time is unsettling to say the least. Earlier this month, Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Jose and Hurricane Katia were simultaneously hovering over the Atlantic Ocean. It’s only natural to interpret this collaborative onslaught of rain and wind as a […]

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Diet Of Hunter-Gatherer Tribe Explains Why They Don’t Get Sick

A team of scientists might have discovered why members of hunter-gatherer tribes are so much healthier than modern societies. Based in north-central Tanzania, the Hadza tribe is one of the few remaining groups of people living the same nomadic lifestyle all human beings did thousands of years ago. Their diet changes every season because they […]

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A Healthy Social Life Might Be The Real Prize Gym Rats Are Chasing

In a testament to America’s notorious dislike for exercise, a recent study found that even a cash prize cannot turn people into regular gym-goers. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin at Madison enlisted 836 new members of a private gym, the majority of whom said they joined the gym with the intent to exercise three […]

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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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