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Honey Improves Immunity and Relieves Anxiety

April McCarthy preventdisease.com For ages, the anti-bacterial properties of honey have been revered and so it is little wonder that it has been used for medicinal purposes all over the world. If you have a sweet tooth but shrink at … Continue reading

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Buying life experiences to impress others removes happiness boost

Elaine Bible EurekAlert SF State study suggests consumer motivation affects happiness gained from experiential purchases. Spending money on activities and events, such as concert tickets or exotic vacations, won’t make you happier if you’re doing it to impress others, according … Continue reading

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Income inequality leads to more US deaths, study finds

Hui Zheng EurekAlert COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new study provides the best evidence to date that higher levels of income inequality in the United States actually lead to more deaths in the country over a period of years. The findings … Continue reading

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TV alcohol advertising may play role in underage drinking

Debbie Jacobson EurekAlert Study shows that minors who recognize ads for beer and spirits are more likely to drink. BOSTON – Minors who were familiar with television alcohol advertisements were more likely to have tried alcoholic beverages and binge drink … Continue reading

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Pistachio consumption may promote a beneficial gut environment

Kim Bedwell EurekAlert First-of-its-kind research presented as an abstract at the 2012 American Society for Nutrition suggests eating pistachios may positively impact bacterial profile of the digestive tract. SAN DIEGO, April 24, 2012—A preliminary 16-person study suggests that eating pistachios … Continue reading

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U of I study: Soy protein alleviates symptoms of fatty liver disease

Phyllis Picklesimer EurekAlert URBANA – University of Illinois scientists report that soy protein may significantly reduce fat accumulation and triglycerides in the livers of obese persons. And they’ve discovered why it happens: soy restores partial function of that organ’s key … Continue reading

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Scarcity of College Men Leads Women to Choose Briefcase Over Baby

Science Daily American women today are more likely to earn college degrees than men with women receiving 57 percent of all bachelor’s and 60 percent of all master’s degrees. But are there consequences to having more women than men in … Continue reading

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Why Shift Work and Sleeplessness Lead to Weight Gain and Diabetes

Alice Park Time Studies show that shift work and other sleep disturbances like jet lag can disrupt your body clock and increase the risks of obesity and diabetes. But, until now, researchers haven’t really been sure exactly how these changes … Continue reading

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Narcissists Often Ace Job Interviews, Study Finds

Health Day Yahoo News WEDNESDAY, April 4 (HealthDay News) — Really, really liking yourself may give you the edge in your next job interview, a new study suggests. That’s because narcissists, known to be obnoxiously high on self-esteem, are better … Continue reading

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Holding On To a Job You Hate Will Eventually Make You Sick

Prevent Disease Staying at a job you hate may affect more than just your happiness. New research finds that employees who stay at jobs out of a feeling of obligation are prone to several health problems, including exhaustion, stress and … Continue reading

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