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The Mediterranean Diet's Boost to Women's Hearts
A study that looked at the diet's effect on women's hearts found it had a big impact, reducing cardiovascular risk by nearly 25 percent.
Can Prostate Cancer Treatment Be Delayed?
Men with localized prostate cancer were followed for 15 years. There was little difference in outcomes among those treated and untreated.
Vitamin D for Dementia
Seniors don't always get enough vitamin D. For those that do, the risk of developing dementia drops 40%. You can take too much, however.
Heart Risks Associated with Marijuana Use
Marijuana dispensaries are popping up everywhere -- along with evidence of a higher risk of coronary artery disease among regular users.
Sugar Substitute Raises the Risk of Blood Clots, Stroke
A popular replacement for table sugar in low-calorie, low-carb foods, appears to raise the chances of developing dangerous blood clots.
Heads-Up: Concussions in Sports Often Bring Mental Decline Later
For NFL players and other athletes experiencing head injuries, concussion symptoms on the field predict cognitive functioning later in life.
"Use Your Words!"
Kids who learn to put their feelings into words can calm themselves and get along better with peers. Parents can help develop this skill.
Enlisting Cows in the Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance
Antibiotics regularly given to livestock lead to antibiotic-resistant bacteria that endanger humans. What happens when the cycle is broken?
To Boost Body Image, Go On a Social Media Diet
Too much time on social media can lead some teens and young adults to judge their appearance harshly. Reducing time on social media helps.
The Stress of Competition Affects Even Olympic Athletes
The stress of competing can interfere with performance. Olympic archers' accuracy improved when their heart rates were lower.
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