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Sleep sweet-spot is six to eight hours a day

Not too much, not too little. . .the Goldilocks sweet spot for the optimum amount of sleep is six to eight hours. And getting more or less than that over...

Four cups of coffee a day protects the heart

Four cups of coffee a day deliver the optimum amount of caffeine to get our cells' 'power houses' working and providing protection to our heart, a new study has discovered....

Eggs protect you from heart disease (so, no, they don't...

It wasn't so long ago that eggs were off the menu for anyone with heart problems—now a new study has found they protect you against cardiovascular disease, which includes stroke...

California says coffee causes cancer—so should you give it up?

  A California judge has ruled that coffee shops like Starbucks must start displaying warning notices that the drinks can cause cancer—so does that mean you should give up...
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BPA-Free Plastics Disrupt Fertility

Many plastic bottles are sold as "BPA-free" -- meaning they don't contain bisphenol A, an ingredient known to disrupt reproduction in mice. But now it seems that the additives used...

Why Do Some People Feel Less Pain?

Ever wonder why some people seem to feel less pain than others? A study conducted at Wake Forest School of Medicine may have found one of the answers – mindfulness.

GMO Salmon Maker Refuses To Disclose Who They Selling To

Prepared sashimi products are where you're likely to find genetically modified salmon, the CEO of AquaBounty Technologies, a Massachusetts-based biotechnology company that produces the fish, told investors, but they won't say who they're selling...

Coffee Causing Cancer??

Scientists have been doing research on a coffee-cancer link for a very long time. Meta-studies looking at all the scientific literature up to date have clearly shown that not only...

The Real Culprit May Not Be Gluten At All

Gluten might not be the bad guy after all. Evidence suggests it may be the fructan molecules in wheat that cause stomach problems in people with an intolerance.

Why Do So Many Of Us Have Slowness Rage?

Slowness rage is not confined to the sidewalk, of course. Slow drivers, slow Internet, slow grocery lines--they all drive us crazy. You too can measure yourself on the "Pedestrian Aggressiveness...

10 Powerful Things That Extend Your Life

Differences in lifestyle patterns rather than mortality or health outcomes appear to have immense research potential in gauging life expectancy. How do patterns in thought, actions, supplements, and diet interact,...

Boxers or Briefs? What's The Verdict on Loose or Tight-Fitting...

One type of underwear exposes men to significantly higher sperm concentrations and total sperm counts when compared to others according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of...

Breaking Rules Frees Up Your Mind, Makes It Easier To...

Want to compose a great symphony, write a classic novel, come up with a brilliant new app? Cheat on your taxes first, or on your poker buddies. It's easy--and fun,...
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