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With sales of high-fructose corn syrup flagging, the corn processing industry has been struggling to find new ways to pump the product into the public stomach. Apparently their latest ploy has caught the attention of their biggest competitor: American sugar … Continue reading
Speak less, listen more. A New Year’s resolution? No, laryngitis.
From the HHS Press Office: Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, M.D., issued the following statement today regarding the health value of family health history and the special opportunity to share family health history during Thanksgiving – We still have a Surgeon … Continue reading
Getting an annual flu shot seriously reduces your risk of getting the flu, but now it turns out that it could also help prevent a heart attack: We included 78,706 patients, of whom 16,012 were cases and 62,694 were matched … Continue reading
A team of Dutch researchers has found a correlation between the “Type D” personality and various medical outcomes:
As an avid diver, I was somewhat surprised to see this item, which claims that high doses of antioxidants (Vitamins C and E) can prevent some of the heart damage associated with scuba diving.
A group of divers during a surface interval. They look fine, but how are their hearts?
Scuba diving causes heart damage? Well, after getting a copy of the full paper, I saw that there might be less to the story than that. Continue reading