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Three Exercises for Stronger, Sleeker Thighs

Three Exercises for Stronger, Sleeker Thighs

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News TUESDAY, April 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Wall sits, leg curls and leg lifts are three effective thigh exercises that don’t require any strength-training equipment — just your own body weight, so you can do them virtually anywhere, even at the office. Here’s how to exercise […]

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Health Tip: Cut Back on Sugary Drinks

Health Tip: Cut Back on Sugary Drinks

(HealthDay News) — Sugary drinks have been linked to a number of chronic diseases and conditions, says the American Heart Association. Latest Diet & Weight Management News For those struggling with cutting back on drinks such as soda or lemonade, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services suggests: Limit sugary drinks to special occasions. […]

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U.S. Leads World in Reducing Prostate Cancer Cases

U.S. Leads World in Reducing Prostate Cancer Cases

Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, April 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Rates of prostate cancer cases and deaths have declined or stabilized in many countries. And the United States had the largest recent decrease in disease incidence, a new study says. “Previous studies have indicated significant variation in prostate cancer rates, due to factors including detection […]

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Treatment for Blood Cancers Shows Promise Against Solid Tumors

Treatment for Blood Cancers Shows Promise Against Solid Tumors

An immune system-boosting treatment used to fight blood cancers shows early promise in treating some solid tumors, researchers report. Latest Cancer News In CAR-T therapy, some of a patient’s own cells are genetically modified to to help them recognize and attack cancer. CAR-T was approved in 2017 for some leukemias and lymphomas, the Associated Press […]

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Under-the-Tongue Allergy Pills Replacing Shots for Many

Latest Allergies News TUESDAY, April 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Under-the-tongue allergy pills have quickly caught on as a way to treat hay fever and dust mite allergies, a new study finds. Allergy shots have been available for more than 100 years, while sublingual, or under-the-tongue, allergy pills were only approved for use in the […]

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5 reasons why sugar is bad for you

5 reasons why sugar is bad for you

Sugars are a type of simple carbohydrate that occur naturally in some foods and drinks. They are also an additive in certain foods and drinks. Consuming too much sugar can lead to health problems, such as increasing the risk of weight gain, diabetes, tooth cavities, and more. Many healthful food products, such as dairy products, […]

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Are air fryers healthy?

Are air fryers healthy?

Many sources claim that air fryers offer a healthful alternative for making fried foods. But what are the benefits and risks of cooking with an air fryer?Air fryers have had a recent surge in popularity due to a growing awareness of healthfulness and continuing demand for fried foods. People in America eat more potatoes than […]

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What happens when you eat fast food?

What happens when you eat fast food?

The term “fast food” generally refers to food that people intend to consume quickly, either on- or off-site. There is plenty of well-researched evidence demonstrating the various negative health effects of eating and overeating fast food, in both the short- and long-term. Many fast food establishments now list the number of calories each of their […]