Drink more water

Drinking more water aids in losing weight.
The researchers believe that it’s because drinking more water helps fill your stomach, making you less hungry and less likely to overeat.

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Eat more fruits

Do you know that oranges offer more health benefits than Vitamin C pills?
Taking in synthetic supplements is not the same as consuming the foods directly from nature.

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Meditate

With meditation, you become more connected with your surroundings, the people and the world around you.

You become more conscious of the interconnection between everything. Fear, Anger, Desire, Pride stop having a hold over your thoughts and behav

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How to spot elder abuse and neglect in the ER: Things are not always as they seem

When older adults in severely debilitated states show up for treatment in the emergency department, emergency physicians and staff must be able to identify and document their symptoms and decide whether to report their concerns to adult protective services. This is a difficult decision as the patient’s symptoms may stem from willful neglect, unintentional neglect […]

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A Trump victory could foil L.A.’s Olympic dreams

Professional courtesy dictates that Olympic bid bosses do not criticize rival bids, so when I ask Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, chairman of the Rome 2024 bid, about the consequences of a Donald Trump victory in the U.S. presidential race, he does not bite. Instead, he rolls his eyes – no words necessary. “I don’t think […]

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WADA to consider new inquiries into Russian doping

The World Anti-Doping Agency is prepared to open new inquiries into suspected systematic doping in Russian sports and other countries. Four months after a WADA-commissioned investigation alleged a Russian doping conspiracy in track and field, WADA president Craig Reedie said Monday he would “reanalyze” the report to see if new cases were needed. “I will […]

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Toward a better hair-growing treatment for baldness

Although hair loss is not a life-threatening condition, it can be emotionally challenging for those who have it. Current treatments can restore hair growth in mild cases, but are less successful on larger bald areas. Now, researchers report in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces that they have developed a new technique to culture hair-producing cells […]

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Almost 1/3 of infertile men at increased risk of metabolic diseases as they age

Men with fertility problems are at increased risk of metabolic diseases as they age, according to work being presented at the European Association of Urology conference in Munich. This work has recently been published in the peer-reviewed journal Clinical Endocrinology. Around fifteen percent of all couples experience infertility, and in around half of these cases […]

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Birth control pill for men steps closer

Researchers believe they are moving closer to creating the world’s first birth control pill for men, after identifying ways to make a number of promising drug candidates more suitable for the job. Researchers say they are making progress toward the development of a male birth control pill. Lead researcher Gunda I. Georg, PhD, of the […]

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‘Cadillac tax’ on health benefits will hit middle class hardest: study

Although both liberal and conservative economists have denounced the longstanding exemption of employment-based health benefits from taxes as tantamount to a “regressive” tax subsidy that unfairly favors the rich, and have lauded a provision of Affordable Care Act that will impose a hefty tax on costlier (“Cadillac”) benefit packages, those who stand to be hit […]

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American Thoracic Society applauds action to reduce methane emissions

The American Thoracic Society applauds the collaborative effort of President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada to reduce methane emissions from the oil and natural gas sector. Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas that contributes to global climate change. Joint U.S.-Canada commitment to reduce methane emissions by 40-45 percent below 2012 levels […]

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