Prevention

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Sitting Down, Cancer Risk Up

  Needed more convincing that a sedentary lifestyle is harmful for your health? Researchers from the University of Regensburg's Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine in Germany have discovered a connection between sitting down for long...

Anti – Stroke, Pro – tein

  A study published in the journal, Neurology, reports that diets heavy in protein will lower blood pressure, and in turn, minimize the possibility of stroke. The Nanjing University School of Medicine in China conducted the...

Teenagers and Smoking: No Thanks

  In 1991, the percentage of teenagers who admitted to smoking cigarettes was at 27.5%, but a recent revelation gives hope for the future health and well-being of our country. According to a biennial survey conducted by the...

U.S. Diabetes Cases Rise at Alarming Rate

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the latest figures in what appears to be a losing battle against new cases of diabetes: from 2010-2012, three million people were diagnosed with the...

Sunscreen is Finally Entering the 21st Century

Sunscreen is the worst. Well, I guess the harmful effects of NOT wearing sunscreen might be even worse. So let me rephrase that: sunscreen can be irritating to put on, always greasy and waste everyone's...

Nostalgic Carhops Deal with Modern Hazards

As a teenager, you never think that obtaining a part-time job could be hazardous to your health. But, for those who choose to work at a drive-in serving fast food, where they are required to...