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Sugar Drink Habit Is Widespread in US

Sugar Drink Habit Is Widespread in US

A new report which is a snapshot of any day in the US has been published. The CDC report, “Consumption of Sugar Drinks in the United States, 2005-2008,” asked a sample of people who were considered to be representative of the American population to record everything they ate and drank over a 24 period. Part [...]

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Neighborhood Can Affect Obesity Diabetes Risk

Neighborhood Can Affect Obesity Diabetes Risk

The New England Journal of Medicine has published a report stating that females living in disadvantaged areas have a higher probability of developing type 2 diabetes or becoming obese than those who live in areas with less poverty. The research was conducted from 1994 until 1998, with a follow up in 2008 to 2010, and [...]

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Insomnia might boost heart attack risk

Insomnia might boost heart attack risk

If you can sleep well then you are minimizing the risk of having a heart attack, according to researchers. A new report published in the medical journal Circulation tries to shed some light on the link between insomnia and increased risk of heart attack. The Norwegian researchers, led by Dr. Lars Erik Laugsand, who is [...]

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If You’ve had a Heart Attack Then Stay Calm

If You’ve had a Heart Attack Then Stay Calm

People with a Heart Attack Who are Angry have Double the Risk of Having Another Heart Attack, says Study . The findings of a study which shows that anger and stress have negative effects on heart attack patients was presented the European Society of Cardiology. The report studied heart attack survivors for more than 10 [...]

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