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  • March 20, 2012

Smoking, passive smoking linked to hearing loss

Smoking, passive smoking linked to hearing loss 3 Approximately 42.1 million adults in the US smoke cigarettes, and more than 16 million Americans suffer a disease caused by the habit, such as heart or lung disease. Now, new research from the University of Manchester in the UK finds that smoking and passive smoking may also […]

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  • March 18, 2012

Peppermint: Health Benefits, Precautions

Peppermint: Health Benefits, Precautions 4.51121 Peppermint (Mentha piperita) is a sterile, hybrid plant, created from the blending of watermint (Mentha aquatica) and spearmint (Mentha spicata). Peppermint is used for adding flavor or fragrance to several foods, cosmetics, soaps, toothpastes, mouthwashes, and other products – it is also popular for medicinal purposes. Peppermint leaves can be […]

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  • March 18, 2012

Running wheel sets off chain reaction to shrink tumor size

Running wheel sets off chain reaction to shrink tumor size Mice that spent their free time on a running wheel experienced a 50% reduction in tumor growth, size and incidence, compared with their lazier counterparts, says research published in Cell Metabolism. Running on a wheel reduced the size of tumors in mice. Previous studies have […]

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  • March 14, 2012

How Mangoes Might Affect Blood Sugar and Obesity

How Mangoes Might Affect Blood Sugar and Obesity 4.51 Originally from South Asia, mangoes are now one of the most cultivated fruits in tropical regions. In recent years, the potential health benefits of mangoes have been widely investigated. There are a number of varieties of mango, all of which belong to the flowering plant family […]

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  • March 14, 2012

Florida Delays Execution Until Supreme Court Ruling Is Applied

Florida Delays Execution Until Supreme Court Ruling Is Applied brix, convicted of the 1983 killings of two people, was scheduled to die by lethal injection in Florida on Feb. 11. But on Jan. 12, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the state’s process for imposing the death penalty, and now the state Supreme Court has […]

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