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Nine in 10 children in US eat too much salt: experts

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Nine in 10 American children eat too much salt, greatly raising their risk of high blood pressure and heart disease as they grow older, experts said Tuesday. More than 40 percent of the sodium children consume comes from […]
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‘Raw’ the new beauty in Hollywood

(TORONTO, Canada-AFP) – Starlets take note: Hollywood filmmakers pushed a no-fuss, no-makeup look in new movies at the Toronto film festival this week, redefining beauty as “raw”. And established stars including Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon lapped it...
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Beauty tutorials: update your look for fall

(Relaxnews) – Sorry to bring it up, but summer is drawing to a close. Why not cheer yourself up by thinking about some cool autumnal makeup looks? Clumpy mascara - http://youtu.be/2kzmiTEz3ew This tutorial was put together by ASOS makeup artist Elias […]
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Exercise to reap the heart-health benefits of wine, study says

(Relaxnews) – At the European Society of Cardiology Congress, researchers from the Czech Republic presented a first of its kind study in which they concluded that wine has its greatest cardiovascular benefits for those who exercise. “This is the first […]
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Diet: low carb emerges victorious over low fat in comparative study

(Relaxnews) – For weight loss and cardiovascular disease prevention, low carb is the way to go, according to researchers from Tulane University, Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins University in the US. The research team set out to determine the effects […]
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Volunteer work makes older adults happier, healthier: study

(Relaxnews) – A meta-analysis by the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Health Sciences in Toronto says that volunteering increases both physical and mental health and those who reap the health benefits of volunteer work log at least 100 hours per […]
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Families bring their bacteria with them wherever they go, study finds

(Relaxnews) – Millions of bacteria populate the home and in light of mounting evidence that some may actually play an important role in keeping us healthy, researchers are aiming to learn more about them. A collaboration of the US Department […]
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Child’s play could predict expectant parents’ capabilities: study

(Relaxnews) – Playing with dolls is thought to hone the maternal instinct in young girls who dream of being mothers one day, but researchers at Ohio State University say it can be useful in predicting how expectant parents will cope […]
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Youths who try e-cigarettes triple since 2011: study

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The number of US youths who have tried e-cigarettes tripled from 2011 to 2013, raising concerns about the potential for a new generation of nicotine addicts, US health authorities said Monday. More than a quarter of a […]
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Researchers develop gel that wards off superbugs

(Relaxnews) – A team of researchers from the School of Pharmacy at Queen’s University in Canada has made a breakthrough in the war on hospital superbugs, have used natural proteins to develop an innovative antibacterial gel that kills the dreaded […]