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Research Reveals Disturbing New Side Effect of Secondhand Smoke
Most of us are aware by now that not only is smoking detrimental to the health who do it, but also to everyone in their vicinity, as secondhand smoke has been labeled a culprit in diseases like respiratory infections, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and lung cancer.
Oops -- and we almost forgot memory loss…
Sleeping In on the Weekends Could Actually Ruin Your Work Week
For some people, the weekend is spent trying to catch up on all the sleep they deprived themselves of throughout the course of the last week. Yet, while sleeping in can be somewhat of a godsend, new research finds that it might actually make you more tired throughout the week.
Reason 2,423,877 to Quit Smoking: It Ruins Sleepy Time
As the surgeon general helpfully details on every pack of cigarettes, there are many health problems associated with smoking. But here's a new one: Smoking can cause restless nights.
German researchers surveyed the sleep habits of 1,100 smokers and 1,200 non-smokers...
Depressed Mothers Have Shorter Kids
According to a new study published in the medical journal Pediatrics mothers who suffer depression after pregnancy are more likely to have short kids.
To reach this conclusion, researchers from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health used the U...
Help! The Internet is Reading My Mind!
Okay, I'm usually not the paranoid sort, but in this age of technology you have to wonder.  We've all heard about how websites like Facebook gathers information based on our preferences, presumably so that they can sell that information to marketers. Here's an interesting video t…
Victoria Holding Clinical Trials.
I had the pleasure of speaking with Stacy from Crossroads Clinical Research on the show.  In case you missed it, here are some key points we went over in the interview.  Please feel free to contact Stacy for more information...
New Research Reveals Overweight Teens Get Bad Grades
There are many dangers that can come from being an overweight or obese teenager, including the risk of developing chronic conditions like heart disease, Type-2 diabetes and stroke.
However, new research indicates that teens suffering from obesity might be at risk for acquiring more than just poor hea…

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