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Obesity and Pregnancy
When a mother-to-be is obese it can interfere with the development of areas of the fetal brain implicated in ADHD and decision making.
Change Your Lifestyle, Change Your Mind
Reducing risk factors like hypertension, isolation, smoking, and hearing loss can cut the chances of developing dementia up to 40 percent.
The Buzz about Caffeine
Drinking a few cups of coffee a day is no problem. But if you're pregnant, it's a different story.
Fasting and Weight Loss
Restricting the number of hours you eat each day can be a simpler way to diet. But going without food for longer is not necessarily better.
Capers' Electric Effects
Quercetin, a flavonoid abundant in capers, shows potential as a treatment for heart arrhythmias and epilepsy.
Don't Slack Off on BP Meds
Blood pressure medications really do save lives. If your doctor has prescribed them, you want to take them.
No Safe Alternative to Cigarettes
A study comparing the health impacts of smoking cigarettes, vaping and using a waterpipe came up with some chilling risk statistics.
Sleep Helps the Heart
A lack of sleep stimulates inflammation and stiffens your arteries. There are ways to get more Z's.
Coming to a Convenience Store Near You
Suppose sodas and other sugary drinks carried warning labels the way alcohol and cigarettes do. Would obesity rates go down?
A Woman's Heart
Women's hearts don't get the respect they should. Too often issues like hypertension and high cholesterol are left un- or under-treated.
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