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Kids of divorce twice as at risk for certain health issues: study

Divorce is bad for your kids’ health. That’s the not altogether surprising finding of Spanish scientists from the universities of Santiago de Compostela and Vigo. Researchers reached their conclusions using a cross-sectional study of divorced and intact families. Subjects included 467 boys, g
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Health care debate centers on whether it’s a right or privilege

Do the needs of the many outweigh the rights of the individual? Or do the rights of the individual outweigh the needs of the many? Much of the debate about the "repeal" of Obamacare and whether to "replace" it with TrumpCare centers around the mandate that individuals must p
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Here’s what you do if your dog accidentally gets high

There are countless ways your dog accidentally gets high. From mistakenly eating an edible, to ingesting a few buds that you carelessly left on your nightstand, to having your curious canine drink the water from your bong. These things happen. So what do you do if your pup gets high? First, don
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One alcoholic drink a day linked to breast cancer: study

Chilling news for tipplers: Sipping a single glass of wine, beer or other alcoholic drink a day increases breast cancer risk, according to a new report by the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund. Researchers analyzed 119 studies, including data on 12 millio
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If you’re tired of emotional struggle, try retraining your brain

The human brain, with its 100 billion neurons, is truly a wondrous and impressive organ. Researchers in Japan and Germany found that it took 40 minutes using the combined muscle of 82,944 processors and the fourth fastest supercomputer in the world to mimic just one second of your brain's process
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How to keep sex alive and well when you have diabetes

A chronic illness has a way of throwing a wrench into many aspects of our lives, including sex. Type 2 diabetes is one such disease in which sexuality is commonly affected and difficulties experienced by both men and women with this condition. Not only can this disease cause sexual complication
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No fruit juice for kids under age 1: top U.S. docs

Binky? Yes. Fruit juice? No. If your baby is under 12 months old you shouldn’t feed them any fruit juice, according to a new, tougher recommendation from top pediatricians. The American Academy of Pediatricians previously okayed 100 percent fruit juice for infants at least 6 months old. The gro
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Glass of wine may not ward off heart disease: study

There’s no shortage of studies claiming that moderate wine drinkers have healthier hearts. Same goes for light consumption of other sorts of alcohol. But a new deep research dive into the topic basically says to put a cork in it. Investigators found little evidence to support the earlier booze-
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Tick season is going to be dangerous: how to protect yourself

Everyone says this is going to be the worst tick season ever. Ticks are increasingly abundant in the U.S. areas where they already thrive - the Northeast, mid-Atlantic and upper Midwest - thanks to a recent tick-carrying mouse population outburst and the warmer winter that allowed them to remai
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Study says exercise is great for bone fat. Also, bone fat

In today’s shoot-me-in-the-face news, bone fat is a thing. Don’t worry - a new study shows that, just like regular old body fat, exercise can get rid of it. But, yeah, your bones have fat. Specifically, your bone marrow. Aside from being the “hub of activity” that creates bones, carti
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