Skipping breakfast is bad for you and can make you fat and give you diabetes......

A new study published last week in the American Heart Association journal Circulation found that middle-aged men who skip breakfast are more likely to have a heart attack or die from heart disease. The news validates what scientists have long known: eating breakfast consistently pays off through nutritional and mental health benefits, both in children and adults."Breakfast happens to be the...

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How To Deal With And Prevent Mosquito Bites

How To Deal With And Prevent Mosquito BitesMosquitoes are out all over, and they are sucking the blood out of any warm or cold-blooded creature they can find. They can be incredibly annoying, and some people think they especially vulnerable to these buzzing bugs. But how much do you really know about them?Here are a few myths about the mosquito and a few tips for dealing with them that we first...

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How Exercise Can Calm Anxiety

In an eye-opening demonstration of nature’s ingenuity, researchers at Princeton University recently discovered that exercise creates vibrant new brain cells — and then shuts them down when they shouldn’t be in action.For some time, scientists studying exercise have been puzzled by physical activity’s two seemingly incompatible effects on the brain. On the one hand,...

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Could Using Antibiotics As A Child Make You Develop Eczema?

The use of antibiotics in the first 12 months of life may increase the chance of developing eczema by up to 40%, according to a new study.The report also found that each additional course of antibiotics further raises the risk of eczema by 7%.Researchers reviewed existing data from 20 studies that explored the link between antibiotic exposure prenatally and in the baby's first year, and the...

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Study Says PMS Moodiness Is Just a Myth

Not that reluctant attitudes about menstrual mood swings were ever a legitimate excuse to exclude women from activities, but now New Zealand researchers have formally debunked the mythology surrounding PMS.In a recently published review of the existing scientific literature on the human menstrual cycle, the scientists find reason to challenge the pervasive idea that menstruation causes negative...

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Listening to Complainers Is Bad for Your Brain

Exposure to nonstop negativity actually impairs brain function.Do you hate it when people complain? It turns out there's a good reason: Listening to too much complaining is bad for your brain in multiple ways, according to Trevor Blake, a serial entrepreneur and author of Three Simple Steps: A Map to Success in Business and Life. In the book, he describes how neuroscientists have learned to...

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Exercising for more than 30 minutes a day may be wasted effort

60 Minutes Of Working Out Doesn't Make You Lose More Weight Than 30 MinutesIf you want to lose weight, exercising for more than 30 minutes a day may be wasted effort, a new study from Denmark suggests. In the study, participants who exercised for 30 minutes a day for three months lost just as much weight and body fat as those who exercised for an hour a day for the same time period.This...

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Childhood Abuse Linked to Food Addiction

Severe abuse suffered by girls during childhood may be linked to a subsequent food addiction, new research suggests.Analysis of more than 57,000 women who participated in the Nurses' Health Study II (NHSII) showed that those who experienced physical or sexual abuse as children and/or adolescents were twice as likely to have a current food addiction as the women who did not suffer past abuse....

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