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Study Finds Sweetened Beverages Kill Over 184,000 People Annually

A shocking new study published in the medical journal Circulation found that the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages is literally killing us. Because sugar-sweetened drinks are so prevalent in ou…

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Sugar Consumption Linked to Depression

Most of us know that sugar sends our energy levels crashing within mere hours. But few people may realize the connection between sugar and depression. A new joint study published in the American Jo…

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What Kids Really Think of Gay Marriage

“Think of the children!” is the oft-heard refrain of those who seek to prevent the forward march of progress for minority people, arguing that somehow children’s stability will be rocked if they’re ex…

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5 Foods That Actually Offer Skin Protection

Summer is here, which means sunny days are ahead! Unfortunately, it also means a higher potential for sun burns and skin damage. Since deadly skin cancers have nearly doubled in the last few decades, …

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8 Health Issues You Probably Don’t Have to Worry About

From beauty ideals to family histories, read on for some of the biggest health issues you don't always have to worry about.   1. Cellulite Here's the biggie: cellulite, we promise, i…

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7 Smart Habits You Can Do in Just 5 Minutes

Transforming your life for the better can seem like such a monumental task. But it doesn't have to be—there are plenty of fast, easy and, yep, really important habits you can take on in just a few min…

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What If Carbon Dioxide Was Pink?

Here’s one dad's desperate attempt to slow climate change by thinking pink… As a father, I often lie awake nights tossing and twisting with worry about the climate crisis and how it will impact the…

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Vitamin Deficiency Linked to Weight Gain and Obesity

There is more reason than ever now to eat a nutritionally-balanced diet. According to research from scientists at the University of Queensland presented in the Journal of Nutrition, certain vitamin de…

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Life Lessons Kids Learn From Having Pets

Pets have so much to offer families — love, joy and a lifetime of fun memories. But they can also teach children a thing or two about responsibility, self esteem and healthy living habits. If you're c…

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3 Life-Saving Pool and Hot Tub Health Tips

Summertime is here! For many that means time at the beach, pool parties and spending some quality time relaxing in a hot tub. Water-based exercises have also been shown to help with anything from chro…

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Truly adorable!

I've seen this before. Red pandas are so gorgeous! Thank you :)