Tag: health and fitness

French attempt to outlaw social media binge drinking craze

French attempt to outlaw social media binge drinking craze

Mar 20, – Young people in France who share videos as part of the Neknomination online drinking craze could face up to two years in jail if a charity succeeds in a legal complaint. The game, which is reported to have started in Australia and spread around the world, involves people filming themselves downing a […]

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Passive smoking ‘increases risk of miscarriage, stillbirth and ectopic pregnancy’

Passive smoking ‘increases risk of miscarriage, stillbirth and ectopic pregnancy’

Mar 01, – Past research has linked passive smoking to an increased risk of obesity, diabetes and even hearing loss. Now, a new study suggests that exposure to secondhand smoke may increase a woman’s risk of miscarriage, stillbirth and ectopic pregnancy. The study findings were recently published online in the journal Tobacco Control – a […]

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New Study: US Students Smoke Weed Despite Drug Testing at Schools

New Study: US Students Smoke Weed Despite Drug Testing at Schools

Jan 14, – School drug tests don’t deter teens from smoking marijuana, but creating a positive school environment might be effective, a new study suggests. About 20 percent of U.S. high schools have drug testing, but this approach is controversial because there’s little evidence that it works, the study authors said. Of the 361 students […]

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Sania aims for Slams with Cara Black

Sania aims for Slams with Cara Black

Oct 10, – The duo have won two titles after coming together this year, a year which has seen Sania rack up five titles with three different partners, She called it the “best year of my career.” It has been second time lucky for Sania Mirza. The Indian tennis ace, who called it a day […]

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FDA says menthol cigarettes more harmful

FDA says menthol cigarettes more harmful

July 25, – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it would seek consultation on possible restrictions for the products. US regulators have said menthol cigarettes are more harmful than other cigarettes, but stopped short of limiting their sale. The agency said that while mint-flavoured cigarettes may be just as toxic as others, it was […]

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Take Safety precautions Before Letting Kids in the Pool

Take Safety precautions Before Letting Kids in the Pool

June 22, – Never leave children alone in or near a pool and be sure that they are always supervised by an adult who can swim, said Dr. Natalie Lane, medical director of the emergency department at Children’s Hospital of Georgia. Pools can provide lots of fun and exercise for children, but a fun day […]

June 22, 2013 | By More
Anti-aging cream worth by vital ingredients, don’t judge by price

Anti-aging cream worth by vital ingredients, don’t judge by price

June 21, AP – There is a plethora of anti-aging products, so it gets difficult to select the right product for the skin. Is anti-aging cream worth the money? Expert says the quality of an anti-aging cream depends on the formulation and not the price. According to Oriflame India’s beauty and make-up expert Aakriti Kochar, […]

June 20, 2013 | By More
New research: Near-daily sunscreen use slows ageing of your skin

New research: Near-daily sunscreen use slows ageing of your skin

June 9, – If a person is middle-aged, it’s not too late to start rubbing on some cream New research from sunny Australia provides some of the strongest evidence to date that near-daily sunscreen use can slow the aging of skin. Ultraviolet rays that spur wrinkles and other signs of aging can quietly build up […]

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