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The Beauty Diet: It’s Not Just Aesthetics

“Diets? To think there is a general one that works for all is, to be frank, a true illusion. Because it’s ridiculous to think that each of us, with our own metabolisms, habits, and nutritional needs can adjust to a diet t...
by Demaris Bailey
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The New Sex Cancer

You’ve probably heard of human papillomavirus, or HPV, the rampant sexually transmitted disease most often associated with cervical cancer in women. How rampant? Odds are good that you once had the virus, you have it now,...
by Socialtik Mag
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Why Some Women Can Have Problems Falling Asleep

We all know that sleep often becomes more difficult as we age. Some of us who’ve accumulated a certain number of birthday cards know this firsthand! We also know that our circadian “clocks” — an internal...
by Demaris Bailey
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TV is Killing You

Jersey Shore is killing you—and not just by destroying your will to live. A new British Journal of Sports Medicine study found that—on average—your life expectancy decreases nearly 22 minutes with every hour of television...
by Socialtik Mag
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7 Fast-Food Meals Under 350 Calories

“How did Americans get so fat?” Of all the questions we get, this is by far the most common. There are many reasons: We’ve added extra calories to basic foods, everything from pasta sauce to ketchup. We’...
by Socialtik Mag
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7 Ways Your Cell Phone Can Make You Healthier

Cell phones get a bad rap in the health world — science has linked them to everything from interruptions in our sleep patterns to carpal tunnel, not to mention the recent buzz over whether or not the radiation could contr...
by Socialtik Mag
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The Dumbest Thing You Can Do to Your Boobs

Your breasts are pretty low-maintenance, and you can keep them healthy and sexy just by leaving them alone. Still, there’s one move thatwill mess them up: repeat dieting, which causes your boobs to sag prematurely. Here, ...
by Socialtik Mag
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Could Processed Meat Give You Cancer?

Are hot dogs a political issue? Surprisingly so. On Monday July 25, my non-profit organization, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, erected a billboard outside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The picture was sta...
by Socialtik Mag
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Do We have To Be Wealthy To Eat Healthy?

Eating healthy is something that most of us have tried to do at some point during this summer. Cutting out all of the so called “goodies” that comfort us through the tough times and  make our stomach feel extremely...
by Demaris Bailey
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