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Your daytime sleepiness and fatigue may be a sign of sleep apnea

Americans are famously sleep-deprived, with more than a quarter of the population reporting that they don't get enough sleep. But are your daytime yawns the sign of normal fatigue or a symptom of sleep apnea, a more serious condition? Thankfully, there are good ways to find out, and very effe
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Do the risks of a gluten-free diet outweigh the benefits?

The almost $16-billion-a-year gluten-free industry has more than 40 million Americans eating highly processed gluten-free foods. (1) With only 1% percent of the population diagnosed with celiac disease (9), many who are on a gluten-free diet are doing so either because they want to lose weight,
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Gwyneth Paltrow’s $120 stickers get smacked down by NASA brain

Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle website, Goop, has bailed on a product so lame that a former top NASA scientist called it “BS.” The product, a body sticker called Body Vibes, claims to use the same conductive carbon material that NASA uses in spacesuits — a material the makers say can “re
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All you need to know about deadly whipped cream dispensers

As French authorities investigate the death of a fitness blogger reportedly hit by an exploding whipped cream canister, the whole world is wondering: Are these gizmos dangerous? In short, yes. Cans of aerosol whipped cream you can find at the grocery store aren’t the issue. So keep using your
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Science: Regular consumption of marijuana keeps you fit

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Here’s a new health-related adage to consider: Regular consumption of marijuana keeps you thin and active. According to researchers at Oregon Health and Science University, people who use marijuana more than five times per month have a lower body mass ind
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Dangerous contaminated marijuana still being sold

Although Oregon has some of the toughest regulations in the United States aimed at preventing contaminated marijuana from hitting the market, state health officials admit that customers are still getting their hands on contaminated marijuana polluted with pesticides. According to a report from
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Disease deaths across the U.S. are down — but poor areas trail

The poor get screwed. A new analysis of the causes of death over the last 35 years shows dramatic decreases in the death rates from many curable diseases — except in America’s lingering pockets of poverty. The health gap was most notable in cardiovascular disease. "It is hard to ac
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From the doctor: Can marijuana help a bad back?

The bona fides of cannabis as a pain reliever are so well established that even the FDA has approved pharmaceutical CBD and THC for the treatment of chronic pain associated with AIDS and chemotherapy. In states with legal medical marijuana, doctors recommend weed for pain of every stripe and hue:
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Six members of Trump’s HIV/AIDS council quit

Six members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS abruptly resigned this week, citing the Trump administration's neglect in fighting the health epidemic. The departing members of the White House advisory council penned a chiding editorial blasting President Trump's failure to combat
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Avoid having sex before a PSA test to avoid false results

Dr. David Samadi You've made you're appointment with the urologist for your annual PSA test. Whether a man looks forward to this doctor's visit or not, it is a necessary part of screening for any issues that may be affecting the prostate gland. There's just one thing to remember — no sex fo
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