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Control Diabetes to Lower Risk of Heart Attack Death

Diabetes is serious problem in the U.S. today. About one out of ten people over the age of 20 have the disease. And it’s associated with severe health problems, including a higher risk of Alzheimer’s disease, kidney problems, blindness, heart attack and stroke.
New research from the University of Leeds now shows it could also increase…

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Get More Fiber to Boost Your Chances of Successful Aging

If you examined your carbohydrate intake, fiber consumption, glycemic index and sugar intake, which do you think would have the greatest effect on “successful aging”?
A new study from Australia can help you out with the answer to that question.
“Out of all the variables that we looked at, fiber intake—which is a type of carbohydrate that…

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Manly Men Wear Deodorant

When women wear deodorant, men rate them as more “feminine-smelling” than when they don’t wear deodorant.
But how do women rate men who wear deodorant?
A study from the UK finds that when men who are less masculine wear deodorant, it may boost the way women perceive their masculinity.
In the first leg of the study, the research…

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Texting Impairs Sixth Sense that Keeps You Safe While Driving

According to a report from the U.S. Department of Transportation, the time it takes to send a text while driving at 55mph is long enough to cover the length of a football field blindfolded.
But is texting worse than any other distraction you might encounter while driving?
A team of researchers put that question to the test….

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Probiotics for Women

It’s well known that probiotics can help support digestive health. But did you know that there are specific reasons women should consider supplementing with a probiotic supplement daily? Here are 5 ways probiotics can benefit a woman’s health.
Relieve Constipation. One in four adults in North America experience constipation, with women and seniors most likely to…

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Busy Lifestyle Associated with Superior Brain Processing Speed

When you’re busy all of the time, it can sometimes feel like you’re trapped in an unending flurry of activity. But if you’re over 50, this may be good news.
That’s because older adults who maintain a busy lifestyle tend to do better on cognitive tests that those who are less busy.

Eating Potatoes 4 or More Times a Week Linked to Higher Blood Pressure

Potatoes are one of those foods that are easy to add to meals. They can be baked, mashed, fried and boiled. You can use them to make potato pancakes, hash browns or potato salad.
In fact, potatoes are so popular that, according to the Northern Plains Potato Growers Association, Americans eat about 110 pounds of potatoes…

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