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FDA Investigates Possible Link Between Monster Energy Drink and Deaths
So as a mother of a 13 year old who regularly consumed (several different brands of) energy drinks, this story definitely caught my attention.The Wagon Wheel Roller Rink was the main place of consumption for her but these energy drinks really seem to be the drink of choice in her group of …
The Magazine in Your Doctor’s Office Can Make You Sick
During a visit to the doctor, we almost always grab a waiting-room magazine to take our mind off what’s to come. But health officials say those very periodicals could pose a health risk and actually make people sick, particularly if they’re left out for a lengthy period of time an…
Letting Your Dog Lick Your Face Can Make You And Your Dog Sick
Anybody ever tell you, “A dog’s mouth is actually cleaner a human’s” and wonder how that could be possible?  Well myth busted! According to a new study published in the archives of Oral Biology dog owners have high rates of a type of dangerous mouth bacteria. Japanes…
10 WTF Steps to Aging Gracefully
Getting old is pretty scary, but it is possible to age gracefully. Notice a few gray hairs in the mirror this morning? Don’t sweat it! Here are a few tips from the pros to help you stay dapper well into your 90′s. Stay active, there are lots of ways to keep your body young! You [Ȃ…
If You Have Two Minutes, You Have Time for a Great Workout
We have all seen those annoying late night commercials advertising ridiculous fitness products catering to a fat and lazy population looking to get into shape with minimal effort. Well, turns out there might actually be something to all this minimal effort business. A new study suggests that two-and…
What Are the Worst Back-to-School Beverages to Give Your Kids?
Some parents are under the illusion that just because they give their little curtain climbers juice instead of bouncing them off the walls with soda that they are somehow providing them with a lesser evil. Unfortunately, that is not always true, as some of these juices disguised as a healthy drink a…
Temper Tantrums in Children Could Be a Sign of Serious Problems
Witnessing a temper tantrum oozing from the sticky mouth of a spoiled little whipper-snapper is not only a less than desirable experience, but it also carries enough nerve-bending weight to turn us adults into the Jimmy Hoffa of the local cherry red behind union. However, a new study finds that mayb…
Standing Up Is an Easy Way to Improve Your Health
You exercise, eat well and don’t smoke, but if you think that’s all it takes to be healthy, think again. New research says the time many of us spend in office chairs could be undoing all that hard work. Studies by the British Journal of Sports Medicine and Centre of Inflammation Metabo…
New Research Claims Exercise May Help You Stop Smoking
Smokers who have tried to quit in the past using patches, gum, voodoo witchdoctor magic and other addiction propaganda may just want to step outside for a run the next time they feel the need to smoke,. A new study shows that exercise seems to overcome nicotine cravings. The study, which was re…
New Research Reveals That Obesity Can Actually Drive You Crazy
Most of us are fully aware that obesity causes all sorts of health problems including diabetes and high blood pressure, but now shocking new research shows that being overweight can actually lead to insanity. A research team consisting of staff from INSERM, the French research institute in Paris and…

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