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Is marriage good or bad for the figure? Comparative study of nine European countries

It is generally assumed that marriage has a positive influence on health and life expectancy. But does this "marriage bonus" also apply to the health indicator of body weight? Researchers at ...

Mon 29 Jun 15 from Medical Xpress

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Message-bearing coffee foam taps printer mechanics

If vendors could choose the key marketing rule of thumb for the past decade, you might learn they did it with two words, Personalize This. From sneakers to t-shirts to news feeds to music services, ...

Sun 28 Jun 15 from Phys.org

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What's next for California's contentious vaccine law

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed a hotly contested California bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in the wake of an outbreak of measles at Disneyland ...

Tue 30 Jun 15 from Medical Xpress

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Vitamin B12 found in meat, fish, dairy and Marmite could be causing your acne

It is an essential nutrient that helps the brain, nerves and blood work properly and which is found in meat, fish, eggs, dairy products and Marmite.

Thu 25 Jun 15 from The Independent

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Research heralds simple computer game that could help you lose weight

There are many different ways which people try to lose weight. After a long day in the office some people manage to drag themselves to the gym and squeeze in that all-important cardio session. ...

Wed 1 Jul 15 from Medical Xpress

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Restaurant meals can be as bad for your waistline as fast food is

When Americans go out to eat, either at a fast-food outlet or a full-service restaurant, they consume, on average, about 200 more calories a day than when they stay home for meals, a new study ...

Wed 1 Jul 15 from Medical Xpress

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Epidemic of obesity and overweight linked to increased food energy supply

Obesity - a global health problem - is increasing in many countries in step with increases in the food energy supply, according to a study published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization ...

Tue 30 Jun 15 from Medical Xpress

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Bad sleep habits linked to higher self-control risks

Poor sleep habits can have a negative effect on self-control, which presents risks to individuals' personal and professional lives, according to Clemson University researchers.

Thu 2 Jul 15 from Medical Xpress

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6 reasons to nix daily weigh-ins

If you are watching your weight, daily weigh-ins on the bathroom scale may do more harm than good. 

Tue 30 Jun 15 from FOXNews

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'Drink when thirsty' to avoid fatal drops in blood sodium levels during exercise

For hikers, football players, endurance athletes, and a growing range of elite and recreational exercisers, the best approach to preventing potentially serious reductions in blood sodium level ...

Mon 29 Jun 15 from Medical Xpress

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