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Harvard professor calls coconut oil ?pure poison?
Aug23

Harvard professor calls coconut oil ‘pure poison’

iStock/ThinkstockBY: DR. ADITI VYAS(NEW YORK) — Despite the huge popularity of coconut oil and many praises it’s received from healthy-eating advocates, a Harvard professor’s scathing criticism of the trend has stirred up a flurry of debate and conver…

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Parents cautioned about using monitors to prevent SIDS after new study
Aug22

Parents cautioned about using monitors to prevent SIDS after new study

Owlet Baby Care(NEW YORK) — Parents are being cautioned against relying on monitors promising to accurately measure their baby’s vital signs in an attempt to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), in light of new research published in The Journa…

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CPR is the real hero for people who survive lightning strikes, experts say
Aug22

CPR is the real hero for people who survive lightning strikes, experts say

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — It was a terrifying spectacle. From a distance, it looked like a giant pillar of flame had leaped from the sky and consumed Josiah Wiedman.”As we were walking, I got struck … sending me 9 feet into the air, making me bo…

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Breastfeeding linked to reduced risk of stroke later in life
Aug22

Breastfeeding linked to reduced risk of stroke later in life

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Stroke is the third-leading cause of death for women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). A new study from the American Heart Association (AHA) says breastfeeding may be added to the list of…

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Desks without partitions may be the ?healthier? option at the office
Aug21

Desks without partitions may be the ‘healthier’ option at the office

iStock/ThinkstockBY  DR. RICHA KALRA
(NEW  YORK) — Desk partitions are commonly seen as giving employees increased privacy but a new study shows that people may be better off without them.
Researchers from the University of Arizona looked at…

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EpiPen shortage amid back to school season
Aug20

EpiPen shortage amid back to school season

Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesBY: DR. RYAN GUINNESS
(NEW YORK) — It’s back to school season, and a nationwide shortage of the EpiPen is making parents scramble.If you’re the parent of a child with a serious allergy or have serious allergies yourself, t…

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