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July 28, 2014

 

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The Health Benefits Of Chocolate

Recent studies have found that chocolate very well may have health benefits.

April 7, 2014

 

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Trans Fats Explained

They've gotten a bad wrap over the years, but what are trans fats exactly?

June 18, 2013

 

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Gorillas Are Being Put On Diets

Many gorillas in zoos are overweight and dying of heart disease in their twenties and thirties when they could live to be twice that age.

September 19, 2012

 

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Which Cholesterol Is The “Good” Cholesterol?

Dear A Moment of Science, I try to eat a healthful diet, but I have a hard time remembering which cholesterol is the "good" cholesterol: LDL or HDL.

July 4, 2012

 

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Leg Cramps Like Clockwork

If you get bad leg cramps, it could be a sign of serious heart disease.

April 12, 2011

 

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What Is The Connection Between Snoring And Metabolic Syndrome?

Snoring can be a red flag for diseases like heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.

October 13, 2010

 

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Health Issue: The Size Of Your Waist

Are you concerned about your weight? Well, researchers believe you should also worry about the size of your waist.

July 21, 2010

 

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Did You Know That Laughter Is Good For Your Health?

Have you ever felt better after laughing? Laughter can be one of the best medicines. Find out why on A Moment of Science.

July 2, 2010

 

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Owning A Pet Is Beneficial To Your Health

Do you own a pet? Chances are you're healthier than a friend who doesn't own a companion animal.

June 18, 2007

 

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Garlic, Revealed

Everyone knows that garlic is good for you. It lowers cholesterol, prevents cancer and heart disease, and even makes mosquito bites stop itching...right?

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