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Small Ring Finger Size May Mean Men Have a Better Chance of Beating Prostate Cancer

There is absolutely no doubt that a doctor with shorter fingers can make a prostate exam a little bit easier on a guy, but now a new study actually suggests that men with short ring fingers might have a better chance at surviving prostate cancer.

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What Are the World’s Healthiest Countries?

Earlier this month, we were astonished to learn what countries were the laziest in the world. So, it stands to reason that in order to put the scope of the worldwide condition into perspective it is now necessary to identify the world’s healthiest countries.

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Do School Food Laws Help Kids Lose Weight?

In an effort to curb rising child obesity rates, many states across the US have limited the unhealthy foods that kids can buy at school — and new evidence shows it could be paying off.

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College Causes Controversy By Banning Pork — Why’d They Do It?

If you’re a student who’s investigating colleges and you’re also a big fan of bacon and sausage, you can go ahead and mark Paul Quinn College off your list — the school has just banned all pork products from its campus.

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Young Model With Down Syndrome Makes History

Models with Down syndrome aren’t new — earlier this year, Target drew praise for featuring a boy with the chromosomal condition in one of its ads. But in a first, a little girl with Down syndrome is now fronting a whole campaign.

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Could Taking Your Dog to Work Benefit Everyone in the Office? [POLL]

Want to lower your stress levels at the office? Take your dog to work. Research finds employees who do so not only experience less angst during the day, but their co-workers could benefit from Fido’s presence too.

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Americans Prove They’ve Got a Long Way to Go When It Comes to Taking Care of Their Teeth

How much do you know about oral hygiene? Odds are, not much. After 1,500 people took the American Dental Association’s first oral health quiz, their overall grade was a dismal ‘D.’

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New Research Reveals ‘Central Link’ Between Computer Use and Mental Disorders

Facebook, Twitter and Skype users, be warned. New research has found a “central link” between mental health disorders and intensive computer use.

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FDA Approves Anti-Obesity Drug Qsymia [VIDEO]

Less than a month after the FDA approved weight loss drug Belviq the agency has signed off on Qsymia.

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What Can Ruin Your Health More Than Smoking?

If you’re sedentary, it’s time to get moving — a new study has revealed a lack of physical activity could be as harmful to your health as smoking.

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How Much Sleep Should You Get to Keep Your Memory Sharp?

We all know getting too little sleep isn’t good for us, but did you know getting too much shuteye can make your memory worse, too?

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FDA Approves Truvada to Help Prevent HIV Infections in Healthy Individuals

On Monday, the FDA approved a groundbreaking drug called Truvada, the first medication shown to prevent HIV in people who have sex with those infected with the virus that causes AIDS.

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