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What we read: Preventing breast cancer, fish oil, depression at work and more

It seems there are new breakthroughs and interesting findings every week in the world of health. Here are just a Read the full article…

May 26, 2019

Study: Sunscreen chemicals quickly enter your bloodstream

New research from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found that the chemicals in sunscreens absorb into your bloodstream at rates that exceed the FDA’s recommended limits.

May 9, 2019

Americans sitting more than ever before, and computers get the blame

Americans are sitting more than they ever have in the past, and most of the rise falls on people using computers in their spare time.

May 1, 2019

Health organization: Children under 5 should have limited or no screen time

The World Health Organization says children under 5 years old should have highly restricted screen time usage, with kids under 1 having no screen time.

April 25, 2019

Pennsylvania university offering free tick testing for Lyme disease, more

East Stroudsburg University’s Tick Research Lab of Pennsylvania is offering free tick tests for pathogens like Lyme disease & Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

April 23, 2019

Gummy vitamin market keeps growing, but are they worthwhile?

The global market for gummy vitamins continues to grow, but questions remain about whether they’re worth taking.

March 14, 2019

Study: Beer before liquor adage doesn’t hold true for hangover intensity

Researchers at a German university tried to determine whether the order of beer and wine consumption plays a part in a hangover’s intensity.

February 8, 2019

What you need to know to avoid getting frostbite

With cold weather gripping much of the nation, the chance of getting frostbite is growing. Here’s what you need to know to avoid it.

February 1, 2019

Improving your sitting habits at work isn’t too difficult

How many hours a week do you spend sitting at a desk? All that time with bad posture can do a number on you, but there are ways to prevent some discomfort.

January 24, 2019

Researchers tout vegetable-heavy ‘planetary health diet’

An international group of researchers is touting the “planetary health diet”, which would be good for you and better for Earth.

January 18, 2019

Losing weight as simple as walking every day, improving diet for this man

Brian Rittmeyer never expected to lose 65 pounds. He just started walking. “It surprised the heck out of me,” Rittmeyer Read the full article…

January 17, 2019

New sleeping pills under study could be safer than current alternatives

Scientists believe they are on track to develop a safer sleeping pill with subjects being able to be better roused than with standard sleeping medications.

January 15, 2019