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Is texting while driving worse than drunk driving?

Is texting while driving worse than drunk driving?

Jan 20, – Close to half of U.S high school students text while driving, a habit that dramatically increases their risk of getting into a potentially fatal car crash, a new study shows. Teens who reported texting while driving were more likely to engage in other risky driving behaviors such as driving under the influence […]

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High fiber diet linked to lower risk of heart disease

High fiber diet linked to lower risk of heart disease

Dec 20, – The research, published on bmj.com, links greater fiber intake with a lower risk of both cardiovascular disease and coronary heart disease. The researchers claim that the risk lowers significantly with every additional 7 g of fiber eaten each day. And as the holiday season approaches with its host of temptations, this may […]

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How to mix cardio, weight training to burn body fat

How to mix cardio, weight training to burn body fat

Dec 19, – A few basic exercises involving cardio and weight training work best for long term benefits. According to trainer David Caldwell, the first step towards getting in shape is to start exercising, moving and, most importantly, burning fat, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Here are a few basic tips to get started: – Cardio: If you […]

December 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
Leech therapy a cure of various ailments

Leech therapy a cure of various ailments

Dec 18, – You will immediately be welcomed by the rancid smell of blood the moment you enter the consulting room of an alternative healer in Trayemen village, Pleret, Bantul, Yogyakarta. Was it a room where surgery is performed? No. Inside, five adult males were undergoing therapy. They were sitting in a relaxed manner with […]

December 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
A Night’s Sleep Cleans Brain of Harmful Toxins

A Night’s Sleep Cleans Brain of Harmful Toxins

Oct 18, – The US team believe the “waste removal system” is one of the fundamental reasons for sleep. Their study, in the journal Science, showed brain cells shrink during sleep to open up the gaps between neurons and allow fluid to wash the brain clean. They also suggest that failing to clear away some […]

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Aerobic fitness boosts memory and learning in children

Aerobic fitness boosts memory and learning in children

Sep 12, – Researchers say that physical fitness in children can boost their memory and learning abilities, particularly when initially learning a task that is more challenging. The research, published in the journal PLOS ONE, was conducted by Lauren Raine and colleagues from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The study involved 48 children aged […]

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