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The majority of children growing up in America today will be obese by age 35, a new computer analysis predicts. The study's lead author, Zachary...

The Damaging Effects of Makeup on Teens

Today’s American teens have an image to keep; and for many, that image includes masking their faces in makeup every day. In fact, some...

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Avoiding Extra Calories at Holiday Parties

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Benefits of Probiotics: Why You Should Take One Every Day

When most people hear the word bacteria, they want to run in the other direction. However, there are types of bacteria that are good for the human body too. In order for people to...
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Need to Lower Blood Sugar? Why Diabetics Should Try Eating Cucumber

Diabetes is a huge problem for Americans. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as many as 30 million Americans are dealing with the condition. As a result, it is crucial that...
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All health and wellness trends point towards collagen—not the kind that's already in your body, but the kind you buy at a health store. Like most fads, science doesn't entirely back up the use...

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