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Why eggs and salad should always go together

Mar 31, 15 Why eggs and salad should always go together

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It may be high time to conquer your fear of egg yolks. Growing evidence shows there is a great deal of nutritious value found in the yellowy center of an egg. A report has found that consuming cooked whole eggs along with raw vegetables can help increase the human body’s absorption of carotenoids.

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FDA to take ‘hands-off’ approach with Apple Watch

Mar 31, 15 FDA to take ‘hands-off’ approach with Apple Watch

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When the Apple Watch launches in a few short weeks, one obstacle that won’t be in its way is the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The regulatory body plans to take a mostly “hands-off” approach to the smartwatches and other similar devices, according to Bloomberg.

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Anglo-Saxon eye remedy kills deadly superbug

Mar 31, 15 Anglo-Saxon eye remedy kills deadly superbug

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A 1,000-year-old Anglo-Saxon remedy for eye infections has been found to be effective against antibiotic-resistant superbugs, researchers from the University of Nottingham said on Monday. The scientists recreated a 9th Century remedy to treat styes.

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The dark science behind your nightmares

Mar 31, 15 The dark science behind your nightmares

Posted by in Mental Health, Science

The jolt of fear and terror felt as we run for our lives to escape danger quickly eases us back into consciousness in bed to help us flee the dreamscape. Nightmares tend to creep in and out at night in our lifetime, primarily during childhood, but why do they happen in the first place? Do we ever outgrow bad dreams?

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Many parents don’t realize when their kid is overweight

Mar 30, 15 Many parents don’t realize when their kid is overweight

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Childhood obesity is a complicated disease, affecting more than double the amount of children it did 30 years ago. Researchers studied the relationship between parents and their obese children in order to understand how it can be used to improve pediatric health.

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Why procrastination may be the death of you

Mar 30, 15 Why procrastination may be the death of you

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Prone to procrastination? A new study published in the Journal of Behavioral Medicine suggests it can hurt your heart. The results showed older age, lower education level, and higher procrastination scores were associated with CVD and hypertension.

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Schizophrenia may get a name change

Mar 30, 15 Schizophrenia may get a name change

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Lately, more people are speaking out against the term schizophrenia — translated from the Greek phrase skhizein phren, or "to split mind" — which saying the word itself is stigmatized and harmful to use. So a new study suggests the illness be categorized as something else entirely.

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Eight innovations that make living with diabetes easier

Mar 29, 15 Eight innovations that make living with diabetes easier

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Diabetics are faced daily with the same exhausting questions. Why are there so many needles? Did I take insulin this morning? Have I been saying “diabetes” wrong this whole time? Luckily, medical companies have heard their woes and are creating new solutions to make the burden of diabetes a little bit lighter.

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20 reasons why you may have trouble breathing

Mar 29, 15 20 reasons why you may have trouble breathing

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Many people know how Elizabeth feels when she faints from a tight corset in Pirates of the Caribbean: tight in the chest, unable to breathe, but sometimes with wheezing and coughing added for variety. It seems like asthma, but in reality a lot of medical conditions have the same exact symptoms. Only a doctor can diagnose you, so if you're concerned we recommend seeking medical attention immediately. But we’re here to provide some stress relief by shining a light on some other reasons why you may have labored breathing—unless you’re a hypochondriac, of course. Then, this might just worry you more.

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Five alternative ways to ease COPD

Mar 29, 15 Five alternative ways to ease COPD

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): an ironically long name for a disease that makes it hard to get out that many syllables. Like cancer, COPD isn’t just one disease; COPD is actually a blanket term for having chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both. Despite this, COPD has the same effects: the lungs progressively lose function, making it harder and harder to breathe. It makes you wonder if Maroon 5 knows someone with the disease. You probably know a few traditional COPD treatments, but we’ve compiled a list of…unique treatments that have been shown to ease COPD.

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