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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‘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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Funding cuts could force hundreds of pharmacies to close, warn UK councils

Funding cuts could force hundreds of local pharmacies to close, cutting off a vital lifeline for elderly and vulnerable people and leaving some facing long journeys to collect essential medicines, councils warn. The Local Government Association (LGA), which represents more than 370 councils – who have responsibility for public health – is warning a £170 […]

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Does Viagra encourage melanoma cells to proliferate?

Viagra, also known as sildenafil, is used by many men to treat erectile dysfunction and has been on the market since the 1990s. But researchers have found a signaling pathway in melanoma cells that is affected by the drug, indicating that sildenafil actually stimulates skin tumors to grow. Sildenafil, also known as the popular ED […]

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HIV-infected young males have higher rates of bone loss than females

Accumulating evidence suggests that rates of low bone mass are greater in HIV-infected males than in females. Researchers led by Grace Aldrovandi, MD, chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, studied 11 biomarkers associated with inflammation, bone loss and/or bone formation in about 450 individuals – assessed by sex and […]

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Just three laws could cut gun deaths by over 90%

If all US states expanded just three laws, the national rate of gun deaths could be reduced by 90%, says research published in The Lancet. Current gun purchase laws are not strong enough to tackle gun crime. Every day, guns kill over 90 people in the US. In 2010, there were 31,672 recorded gun deaths, […]

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What is sun protection factor (SPF)? What is the best sunscreen?

The rules on the labeling of sun protection lotions sold to consumers mean that all sunscreen products are labeled with a sun protection factor (SPF) and whether or not there is broad-spectrum protection against the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Before the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) simplified its regulation of over-the-counter (OTC) and other […]

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Less than half the tickets sold so far for Rio Olympics

With five months to go before the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian organizers are struggling to sell tickets for South America’s first games. On a day when Rio organizers sought to provide reassurances over the Zika outbreak, venue delays, doping legislation, metro construction and other issues, Rio organizing committee spokesman Mario Andrada said only […]

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Less than half the tickets sold so far for Rio Olympics

With five months to go before the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian organizers are struggling to sell tickets for South America’s first games. On a day when Rio organizers sought to provide reassurances over the Zika outbreak, venue delays, doping legislation, metro construction and other issues, Rio organizing committee spokesman Mario Andrada said only […]

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