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Why Everyone Should Care About Endocrine Disruptors

BY CHERYL BIGUS    SEPTEMBER 30, 2013 You endocrine system is an information superhighway that regulates your bodily functions. It releases hormone “messengers” through your body’s glands to stimulate and regulate everything your body does to keep you alive. Understanding … Continue reading


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The Youthful Personality Traits Linked To Long Life

People with these personality traits as teenagers are likely to live longer. Empathy, calmness and energy are among the personality traits that predict a long life, new research finds. These teenage personality traits predicted people’s longevity five decades later. Along … Continue reading


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Environmental Groups Applaud Loblaw’s Commitment to Phase Out Receipts With Phenol

Loblaw Companies Ltd. is winning praise from a coalition of environmental, health and labour groups for its commitment to stop using receipt paper that contains a potentially dangerous chemical. The grocery and drugstore chain confirmed Tuesday its plan to transition … Continue reading


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Weight Loss: The Best Meal Timings To Slim Down

The meal timings that increase weight loss, lower blood sugar and fight diabetes. Starting the day with an energy-boosting breakfast, having a medium-sized lunch and ending with a humble dinner might be the answer to weight loss, research finds. The … Continue reading


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15 Healthy Choices To Help You Be Your Best Self

How Many Of These Healthy Habits Have You Incorporated Into Your Lifestyle? Take the Stairs instead of the elevator   Find Something Active You Enjoy and stay active   Read Labels and be on guard for less than healthy ingredients   … Continue reading


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The Healthiest Water to Drink: Is There Such a Thing?

The science is clear: Staying hydrated and drinking enough water has health benefits. Hydration can help lubricate and cushion joints, protect sensitive tissues in your body, flush out waste and keep your immune system and even your skin healthy. Yet … Continue reading


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11 Sneaky Things Other Than Food & Exercise That May Affect Your Weight

And how to make them work in your favor The great recession What do economics have to do with health? At most universities they’re not even in the same building! But it turns out that a dip in the economy … Continue reading