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What are the benefits of golden milk?

What are the benefits of golden milk?

Golden milk is a traditional Indian drink that people make with turmeric, which gives it a yellow or gold hue. People also call golden milk “turmeric milk.” To make golden milk, a person must warm up nondairy milk with turmeric, cinnamon, ginger, and other spices. Many of these spices contain antioxidants or have anti-inflammatory properties. […]

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How do our brains remember?

How do our brains remember?

The way in which our brains retrieve memories is still quite poorly understood, and we often remember moments and events in a general fashion, without recalling exact details. Why is that? New research pins down the steps of simple memory recall. “We know that our memories are not exact replicas of the things we originally […]

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New Birth Control Skin Patch Being Developed

New Birth Control Skin Patch Being Developed

A skin patch that provides a month’s worth of birth control for women is being developed by U.S. researchers. Latest Women’s Health News The patch, which can be pressed into an arm or leg, has dissolvable microneedles that implant into the skin and slowly dissolve over time, delivering a contraceptive hormone, NBC News reported. No […]

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Teen Birth Control Use Up, But Still Too Many Unwanted Pregnancies

Teen Birth Control Use Up, But Still Too Many Unwanted Pregnancies

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Sexual Health News TUESDAY, Jan. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Today’s teens are better at using birth control when they first become sexually active, but many unexpected pregnancies still occur, new research finds. Teens who didn’t use birth control during their first month of sexual activity faced nearly a fourfold […]

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Want to Live Longer? Just Sit a Bit Less Each Day

Want to Live Longer? Just Sit a Bit Less Each Day

Latest Senior Health News TUESDAY, Jan. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Take a stand for a longer life. Researchers say even a few extra minutes off the sofa each day can add years to your life span. “If you have a job or lifestyle that involves a lot of sitting, you can lower your risk […]

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FDA to Resume Inspections of Riskier Foods

FDA to Resume Inspections of Riskier Foods

Routine inspections of riskier foods will resume as early as Tuesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. There was a brief halt in inspections of foods such as produce, infant formula and cheeses due to the partial government shutdown, the Associated Press reported. Latest Prevention & Wellness News The FDA is bringing back about […]

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Calling All Blood Donors

Calling All Blood Donors

Latest Prevention & Wellness News MONDAY, Jan. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The holidays, winter weather and the flu season have all prompted a blood shortage, the American Red Cross warns. The organization said Monday it had about 27,000 fewer blood and platelet donations than needed over Christmas and New Year’s. People nationwide, especially those […]

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1-800-662-HELP: Too Few Opioid Users Aware of Lifesaving Helpline

1-800-662-HELP: Too Few Opioid Users Aware of Lifesaving Helpline

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Prevention & Wellness News MONDAY, Jan. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Millions of Americans are living with drug addiction, but a free, national hotline that offers help is underused because most don’t know about it, new research finds. After the popular singer Demi Lovato was hospitalized in July, researchers found […]

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More Evidence Pot May Damage the Teen Brain

More Evidence Pot May Damage the Teen Brain

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, Jan. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Smoking just a couple of joints may cause significant changes in a teenager’s brain structure, a new study has found. Brain scans show that some adolescents who’ve tried marijuana just a couple of times exhibit significant increases in the volume […]