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Hair Loss – Not Just a Man’s Problem

While many men expect some permanent hair loss when they get older, most women don’t. So for women, the first signs of hair loss are often a difficult experience …

Flossing – Are the Benefits Real?

An investigation recently done by the Associated Press has many people (especially dentists) grinding their teeth. The report says there is no conclusive scientific studies showing the benefit of …

What Type of Sunscreen is Right for You?

During the summer months the sun is not only strongest but we also tend to spend a lot more time outdoors, which makes it even more important to protect …

E-cigarettes Now Regulated by FDA

New regulations will soon put e-cigarettes under the authority of the Tobacco Control Act of 2009 which regulates tobacco products. In the future, e-cigarette manufacturers and retailers will have …

Making Realistic New Year’s Resolutions

Many of us like to make New Year’s resolutions, yet fewer of us actually keep them. Here are some tips on making this year’s resolutions a little easier to …

Vaping and E-Cigarettes – Here’s What You Need to Know

Chances are, you’ve heard about vaping (inhaling an e-cigarette). The practice has become especially popular recently with young people and teens. Although e-cigarettes were introduced less than a decade …

Going for a Swim? Be Aware of Recreational Water Illnesses

We all love being at the pool or beach on a summer day. Unfortunately, it’s not always the healthiest place to be. Over the last two decades, there’s been …

Can Too Much Sitting Lead to an Early Death?

According to a recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, the answer could be yes. The more hours the study participants spent sitting at work, driving, lying …

Medical Mythbuster: Does gum really stay in your stomach for seven years?

Although this myth seems to have been around forever, it is simply not true. While the body is not able to fully digest chewing gum, the indigestible gum base …

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