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Alcohol taxes increase, excessive alcohol consumption?

[ad_1] Latest news on mental health THURSDAY, Jan. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) – Higher taxes on alcohol could help reduce binge drinking, a new study suggests. Binge drinking in men is defined as consuming at least five drinks on a given occasion; in women, it’s four or more drinks. Heavy …

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What to know about bananas

[ad_1] Go bananas This nifty yellow fruit is touted as the first “superfood”. It contains fiber to keep you feeling full and vitamins that are good for your body. Americans make bananas for them. They eat over 27 pounds a year – about 90 bananas. It’s more than oranges and …

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14 ways to prevent caregiver burnout

[ad_1] Take some time for yourself Just a few minutes can make the difference and help you recharge your batteries. Try yoga before breakfast, go out for a 10-minute walk, and follow your favorite pastime. It reduces your stress, which can help you become a better caregiver. Know your limits …

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Constipation, dispelling the myths

[ad_1] Related MedicineNet Links The gist of the unfounded constipation mythsFiber, water don’t heal, and laxatives don’t damage colon, study finds By Steven ReinbergHealthDay reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 4 (HealthDayNews) – Conventional wisdom about constipation is often just folklore, without any foundation in fact, says a new German report. Beliefs that …

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Fresh embryos beat frozen for IVF: study

[ad_1] FRIDAY January 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) When it comes to in vitro fertilization, new research suggests fresh is better. In the study, researchers analyzed data from 33,000 women who received fresh or frozen embryos from freshly recovered donor eggs. The data came from 370 in vitro fertilization clinics in …

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Foods that help you focus

[ad_1] Ginseng, fish, berries or caffeine? Hear the buzz about foods and dietary supplements, and you’ll think they can do everything from focus to improving memory, attention span, and brain function. But do they really work? It is undeniable that as we age, our bodies age with us. The good …

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Science reveals the secrets of the best marathoners

[ad_1] Latest news on exercise and fitness FRIDAY January 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) What makes a marathon runner great? New research sheds light on the physical characteristics of top marathon runners and may help others improve their marathon performance. Male elite long-distance runners were asked to run on treadmills at …

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