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Winter is a hard season to like: You’re cold and mopey, and if you work a regular schedule, you probably feel like you haven’t seen the sun in months. Your whole office has been sneezing and croaking, and your bank account is busted from you splurging on one too many holiday gifts. And to throw the cherry on top, you might notice your pants can’t button, or your favorite sweater is stretchin...

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the-right-way-to-remove-skin-tags

If you've noticed fleshy little growths on your skin that are tempting to pick at, you likely have skin tags. These raised bumps and flaps are known as "acrochordons" or "cutaneous tags" by dermatologists. Fortunately, they're completely harmless, but they can be super-annoying if you don't like the way they look. "They often occur in areas of friction like around the neck, under the arms, and by...

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iron-deficiency-anemia

Written by Dr. Ioanna Michail, MD, Hematologist ,M.B.,B.Ch., M.Sc Do you feel tired and exhausted while doing your everyday activities? Do other people tell you that you look very pale? Where you ever told “Take some iron, you’ll feel better”? Well maybe it is time to wonder if you have anemia and specifically iron deficiency anemia.Anemia is a condition in which the body lacks enoug...

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12-foods-that-lower-cholesterol-naturally

If you're already eating plenty of the following foods that lower cholesterol naturally, keep up the good work! (Looking for natural remedies that really work? Prevention has smart answers—get a FREE trial + 12 FREE gifts.) But if your idea of eating well is to opt for the "buttered popcorn" instead of the "extra buttered popcorn," consider adding these healthy choices to your diet. Oats If yo...

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male-birth-control-shots

Men can take birth control shots to prevent pregnancy in their female partners, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.   Researchers are still working to perfect the combination of hormonal contraceptives to reduce the risk of mild to moderate side effects, including depression and other mood disorders. While women can...

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silent-heart-attack-in-women

Many women put too much pressure on themselves to make the holidays perfect for everyone. This can add a lot of unnecessary stress and anxiety that can lead to serious heart problems. Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center cardiologist Karla Kurrelmeyer, M.D. says in their quest to get everything done on time, some women will ignore the mild symptoms of a silent heart attack. "Mos...

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As high doses of green tea extract supplements for weight loss become more popular, potential liver toxicity becomes a concern. In the last decade, dozens of people have been diagnosed with the condition. However, drinking green tea in the weeks before taking supplements likely reduces risk, according to researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences. Researchers gave mice high dose...

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the-best-way-to-cover-your-sneeze

It's normal to sneeze: It's the body's natural reflex to an invader -- whether pollen, cat hair or a virus that leads to the common cold -- in your nose linings. No matter the cause, your sneezes spread germs, and it's best to catch them the correct way to prevent spreading illness. We here in the depths of the Texas A&M University Health Science Center newsroom test out the best way to catch...

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Professor Ken Stark taking a sample of blood in Waterloo's Laboratory of Nutritional and Nutraceutical Research to determine the levels of omega-3 fatty acids. Taking certain omega-3 fatty acid supplements during pregnancy can reduce the risk of childhood asthma by almost one third, according to a new study from the Copenhagen Prospective Studies on Asthma in Childhood (COPSAC) and the University...

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ΓΡAΦΕΙ Ο ΑΝΔΡΕΑΣ ΚAΤΣΙΗΣ | Sigmalive | 02.12.2016 Λένε πως, αν θέλεις να φτιάξεις ή να δημιουργήσεις κάτι καινοτόμο και πρωτότυπο, το οποίο δεν έχει ξαναγίνει, ο καλύτερος τρόπος για να βρεις την ιδανική ιδέα είναι... οι ίδιες ο...

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