The New Face of Heroin Addiction

What goes around comes around, so they say, and that holds true for many things in life. Old fashions resurface with a slight difference and become new fashion trends, shoes and hairstyles do the same thing. Those are benign trends, but there is a sinister trend that follows suit and that is the old drug…

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Taken During Pregnancy, Antibiotics May Increase Child’s Obesity Risk

According to a new study, antibiotics taken by the mom during pregnancy may increase the child’s risk for obesity. Published in The International Journal of Obesity, the study looked at 436 mothers and their children until age seven. Controls for variables of maternal age, ethnicity, pre-pregnancy maternal body mass index, socioeconomic status, birth weight, sex,…

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Exercise – Bad for the Teeth?

Exercise has been known to be good for all parts of the body. However, a recent study for athletes surprisingly reported that vigorous exercise can damage the teeth. The findings show that heavy training can contribute to dental health issues in unexpected ways. In the past, there have been hints that athletes may have high…

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An End To Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s disease research may be at the edge of discovering a means to prevent the development and onset of the disease. Researchers and scientists have found genetic material that may actually pinpoint the disease almost ten years before the debilitating effects take place. This research has led to new blood tests that can accurately identify…

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Fashion in Times of Smog

Walking with an oxygen mask in many parts of the world may seem awkward and strange. That is not the case in China. According to WHO studies, the country has smog levels 20 times more than the level they deem safe. True to the fact, the recent Beijing International marathon portrayed the severe effects of…

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