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August 6, 2014

 

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Diabetes: The Sweet & Sour Truth

Diabetes is not triggered by eating too much sugar; it's actually caused when the body cannot absorb glucose.

February 6, 2014

 

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Iron Loading

Iron is necessary to maintaining a healthy body, but did you know too much can actually be dangerous?

October 13, 2011

 

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The Dawn Of Agriculture (And Health Problems)

According to many studies, the rise of agriculture coincided with declines in human height and overall health.

August 31, 2011

 

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Which Is Healthier: Standing Or Sitting

There's mounting evidence that long stretches of inactivity are not good for you, even if you're not overweight and seem basically healthy.

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.

July 19, 2010

 

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Can Artificial Sweeteners Raise Blood Sugar?

Artificial sweeteners do not affect blood sugar levels. But here's the catch: They are often paired with other sugar substitutes that do.

January 23, 2008

 

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Skeletons, They’re Not Just for Structure Anymore

Bones are not just for structural support, but are also dynamic organs, containing active living cells and with blood vessels and nerves running through them.

November 7, 2007

 

Bodies Own Immune System Attacking Cells

Autoimmune Diseases

Did you know your immune system can be your worst enemy?

January 22, 2007

 

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Why You Should Drink Coffee

Some people have told you that it's not good to drink too much coffee. Actually, drinking several cups a day has many benefits!

January 9, 2007

 

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Scorpion Venom for Tumors

Is there a way to use scorpion venom to help fight brain cancer?

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