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Children conceived using donor sperm have similar health and well-being to general population

Children conceived using donor sperm have similar health and well-being to the general population, according to a study published in Reproductive BioMedicine Online. The study of 224 Australian children aged between 5 and 11 was the largest study to date ...

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Artificial sweeteners linked to risk of weight gain, heart disease and other health issues

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Artificial sweeteners may be associated with long-term weight gain and increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, according to a new study. Nutrition Research News — ScienceDaily

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5 Nutrition Myths Even Health Fiends Get Wrong

At least once a week, a client tells me how confused they are about nutrition—and I get it. With so much information and conflicting advice floating around, it’s easy to feel mixed up. But busting myths, and explaining the science ...

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Low-income childhood may affect adult heart health

The results of a new study have shown that a person’s risk of developing heart-related health problems are greater if they had a low-income childhood. New research reveals that a low-income family background in childhood is linked to two heart ...

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4 Ways the Senate Health Care Bill Would Hurt Women

This article originally appeared on Time.com.  Senate Republicans revealed new legislation—a much-anticipated follow-up to the American Health Care Act passed by the House of Representatives last month—intended to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The Senate’s version of the ...

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Ticks Are This Summer's Biggest Health Risk

Getting a bug bite that hurts and itches is a nuisance, but getting a bug bite that hurts, itches, and gives you a disease is what summertime nightmares are made of. In the past several years, mosquito-borne illnesses like West ...

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Alicia Silverstone Feeds Her Son a Vegan Diet—Here's What It Means for His Health

Three years after she won our hearts with her starring role in Clueless, Alicia Silverstone embraced a vegan diet—meaning she swore off meat, fish, dairy, and other animal products in favor of plant-based foods only. She’s touted the benefits of veganism ...

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Another reason to exercise: Burning bone fat a key to better bone health

It’s a fat-burning secret anyone interested in bone health should know. For the first time, UNC School of Medicine researchers show that exercising burns the fat found within bone marrow and offers evidence that this process improves bone quality and ...

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How Oral Health Affects the Rest of You

“Show me your teeth, and I will tell you who you are,” declared preeminent 18th-century naturalist George Cuvier. The guy was onto something. During the past few years, periodontal researchers and physicians have amassed a trove of evidence showing that ...

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Chronic childhood illness linked with later life mental health problems

A new study into the effects of chronic physical illness in children on their life-long mental health has found that such experiences appear to increase the chances of them having depression and anxiety in adulthood. Researchers at the University of ...

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