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Coffee Drinkers May Live Longer

Drinking coffee may decrease the risk of heart and respiratory diseases, as well as stroke and diabetes. Thu May 17, 2012 07:00 AM ETConten…

Started by Steph S.

1 Mar 18, 2013
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

Osteoarthritis and obesity

Weight Loss May Prevent, Treat Osteoarthritis in Obese Patients ... obesity actually may trigger the biomechanical and inflammatory changes…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Mar 11, 2013
Reply by Luara

Walk away back pain

Walking Away from Back Pain Lower back pain is a common complaint, and treatment often requires many hours of physical therapy over multipl…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

6 Mar 8, 2013
Reply by tom sarbeck

Drink your Muzak: the problem with juice

A vivid analogy about whole fruit vs. juice: Think of your all-time favorite rock song: Hey Jude, London Calling, Smells Like Teen Spirit,…

Started by Grinning Cat

1 Mar 8, 2013
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

Fish better than fish oil pills

Why Fish Is Better Than Supplements Natural fish contains docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), which was shown to lower blood pressure by vasodilati…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Mar 7, 2013
Reply by Idaho Spud

Our obsession with sugar, salt and fat

( -- In his new book, "Salt Sugar Fat," Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter Michael Moss takes readers on a tour of the…

Started by Steph S.

4 Mar 6, 2013
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

"barefoot" shoes not good for runners

Barefoot Running Can Cause Injuries, Too The argument that feet were designed for barefoot locomotion is flawed. Does the barefoot style re…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Mar 6, 2013

Raw cocoa benefits brain

Is Cocoa the Brain Drug of the Future? ... raw cocoa may be packed with brain-boosting compounds. Researchers at the University of L'Aquila…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

7 Mar 5, 2013
Reply by Plinius

Sequester will furlough meat inspectors

In 6 Ways the Sequester Will Mess Up the Environment Zaineb Mohammed warns us ...  Food safety: The Food Safety and Inspection Service's bu…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Mar 4, 2013

Sugar affects the liver and pancreas

Apparently eating sugar does make you more likely to get diabetes. Specifically, more sugar was correlated with more diabetes: For every ad…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Mar 1, 2013




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