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Healthy Eating Can Improve Bone Density in Women

Healthy Eating Can Improve Bone Density in Women

In a six-year Ohio State study, women that ate the most low-inflammatory foods, such as fruits, vegetables and whole grains, had less bone loss in their hips.

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California Wins Cancer Label Case Against Monsanto’s Roundup

California Wins Cancer Label Case Against Monsanto’s Roundup

A judge has ruled that California can require the chemical giant Monsanto to place a cancer warning label on its controversial Roundup weed killer.

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Not-So-Speedy Pedaling Boosts Benefits

Not-So-Speedy Pedaling Boosts Benefits

Biking a half hour to work improves brain function, but if pollution hangs in the air, a moderate pace of 8 miles per hour tests best for overall health.

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Prenatal Omega-3 Reduces Kids’ Asthma Risk

Prenatal Omega-3 Reduces Kids’ Asthma Risk

Babies born to mothers given 2.4 grams of omega-3 supplements in the third trimester of pregnancy had nearly a third lower risk of experiencing asthma by age 5.

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Even One Drink Daily Increases Melanoma Risk

Even One Drink Daily Increases Melanoma Risk

Brown University researchers found that each alcoholic drink consumed on average per day increased melanoma skin cancer risk by 14 percent.

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DNA Markers Link Lifespan to Nutrition

DNA Markers Link Lifespan to Nutrition

In a 10-year study, Korean researchers found a link between vitamin C, folate and potassium intake and the length of telomeres associated with increased longevity.

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Latin American Tree Bark Improves Diabetes Markers

Latin American Tree Bark Improves Diabetes Markers

Type 2 diabetics that ingested a dry extract of the bark of Hintonia latiflora, a tree grown in Mexico and South America, experienced a 25 percent reduction in fasting blood glucose levels, as well as improved cholesterol and liver markers.

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Negative Stereotypes Sabotage Girl Soccer Players

Negative Stereotypes Sabotage Girl Soccer Players

Teenage girls performed worst in a soccer ball-dribbling drill after reading an article about the perceived incompetence of female soccer players.

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Drinking More Water Improves Food Intake

Drinking More Water Improves Food Intake

People that drink more water in the course of a day tend to eat less, especially fat, sugar, and sodium, a University of Illinois study found.

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Barefoot Running Improves Technique

Barefoot Running Improves Technique

Spanish athletes that ran barefoot for 12 weeks during a study saw positive changes in their foot rotation while running and landed more often in a desirable mid-foot position.

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