Coffee’s Impact a Matter of Genes?

Coffee’s Impact a Matter of Genes?

  FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Why can some people enjoy a cup of coffee just before bed and sleep peacefully, while others lie awake for hours? A new study suggests genes may hold the answer. “Each of us could be potentially responding to...
10 Easy Ways to Cut Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

10 Easy Ways to Cut Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

 Stay healthy with these tips! Submitted by dawnchen on Sun, 11/13/2016 – 08:34 Find out how to cut your risk here.  Diabetes occurs when the body can’t make enough insulin or can’t properly use the insulin it makes. Type 1 diabetes or insulin-dependent...
5 Things to Know About Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

5 Things to Know About Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

 Experts debunk five common myths about this lesser known illness. By Lester Wong What is irritable bowel disease? Photo: Dean Drobot / 123rf.com Myth: IBD and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are the same Fact: Overlapping symptoms include diarrhoea and abdominal...
Warning: Sitting For Too Long Could Kill You!

Warning: Sitting For Too Long Could Kill You!

 Beware of venous thromboembolism, a potentially life-threatening condition. By Lester Wong Photo: warrengoldswain / www.123rf.com Venous thromboembolism (VTE), or the formation of blood clots in the veins, affects 10 million people worldwide every year. A 2007...
Antibacterial Soap? You Can Skip It. Use Plain Soap and Water

Antibacterial Soap? You Can Skip It. Use Plain Soap and Water

  Español  Get Consumer Updates by E-mail  Download PDF (196 K) On this page: When you buy soaps and body washes, do you reach for products labeled “antibacterial” hoping they’ll keep your family safer? Do you think those products will lower your risk of getting...
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