Health

Reason 2,423,877 to Quit Smoking: It Ruins Sleepy Time
As the surgeon general helpfully details on every pack of cigarettes, there are many health problems associated with smoking. But here's a new one: Smoking can cause restless nights.
German researchers surveyed the sleep habits of 1,100 smokers and 1,200 non-smokers...
NYC Bans Big Soft Drinks
New York City has banned big soft drink sales at movie theaters, concession stands and some eating establishments, including fast food joints. You can of course buy sugary drinks still, just don't ask for anything larger than a 16oz cup, that is the limit.
Research Reveals Disturbing New Side Effect of Secondhand Smoke
Most of us are aware by now that not only is smoking detrimental to the health who do it, but also to everyone in their vicinity, as secondhand smoke has been labeled a culprit in diseases like respiratory infections, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and lung cancer.
Oops -- and we almost forgot memory loss…
If You Have Two Minutes, You Have Time for a Great Workout
We have all seen those annoying late night commercials advertising ridiculous fitness products catering to a fat and lazy population looking to get into shape with minimal effort.
Well, turns out there might actually be something to all this minimal effort business.
New Research Reveals Overweight Teens Get Bad Grades
There are many dangers that can come from being an overweight or obese teenager, including the risk of developing chronic conditions like heart disease, Type-2 diabetes and stroke.
However, new research indicates that teens suffering from obesity might be at risk for acquiring more than just poor hea…
Why Do We Eat Fast Food So, Well, Fast?
There are times when the dining area of a fast food joint looks more like the savage confines of an arctic wolf den with a pack of mangy inhabitants tearing a bloated caribou limb from limb.

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