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What are the health benefits of lemons vs. limes?

What are the health benefits of lemons vs. limes?

Lemons and limes are types of citrus fruit with very similar nutritional profiles and health benefits. However, there are also some differences between them. Lemons come from a small evergreen tree native to South Asia. Several types of citrus tree can produce limes, such as the key lime tree, which is native to Southeast Asia. […]

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How long will a person with stage 4 colon cancer live?

How long will a person with stage 4 colon cancer live?

Stage 4 colon cancer occurs when cancer in the colon spreads, or metastasizes, to other tissues and organs. Colon cancer most often spreads to the liver, but it may also reach the lungs, the lymph nodes, or the lining of the abdominal cavity. The American Cancer Society (ACS) note that the 5-year relative survival rate […]

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What are the benefits of cocoa butter?

What are the benefits of cocoa butter?

Cocoa butter is a popular home remedy that people use to promote healthy skin. What does the research say about the benefits of cocoa butter?People have used cocoa butter for its health benefits for hundreds of years. Research suggests that cocoa butter can improve the skin, and it may have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. The […]

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Sleep apnea and cancer: Is there a link, and in what cases?

Sleep apnea and cancer: Is there a link, and in what cases?

A study looking at the data of thousands of participants suggests that there may be a link between severe sleep apnea and the likelihood of developing cancer. However, this link appears to be stronger in women. There may be a link between sleep apnea and cancer, and research has identified it predominantly in women. According […]

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Alzheimer’s: Brain changes may occur 34 years before symptoms

Alzheimer’s: Brain changes may occur 34 years before symptoms

New research identifies changes in the neurochemistry and anatomy of the brain that occur decades before people experience any symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Brain changes may occur decades before people experience Alzheimer’s symptoms, accumulating evidence suggests. The fact that more than 35 million people are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease has led some experts to […]

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AHA News: Stress From Work, Home Can Harm Women’s Hearts

AHA News: Stress From Work, Home Can Harm Women’s Hearts

Latest Heart News MONDAY, May 20, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Even with supportive spouses, many women still find themselves helping the kids with homework and cleaning up household messes, often while scrambling to make dinner after a 10-hour workday filled with deadlines and challenging colleagues. All that stress could put women at higher […]

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Vaping Habit Might Make You More Prone to Flu

Vaping Habit Might Make You More Prone to Flu

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cold and Flu News MONDAY, May 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Steering clear of folks who are coughing and sneezing is one way to prevent catching the flu. Avoiding e-cigarettes may be another, new research suggests. In a small study including smokers, e-cigarette users and nonsmokers, researchers saw that both […]

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Could CBD Treat Opioid Addiction?

Could CBD Treat Opioid Addiction?

Latest Chronic Pain News TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Cannabidiol (CBD) has been receiving a lot of attention lately as a potential treatment for everything from epilepsy to anxiety. Now, researchers report it might also help curb the cravings that come with opioid addiction. Like marijuana, CBD comes from the cannabis plant. Unlike […]