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Staying Active Relates to Healthy Hearing

In a Johns Hopkins study, people over the age of 70 that were physically inactive had a 70 percent greater chance of impaired hearing.

Cotton Hygiene Items Contaminated with Monsanto’s Glyphosate

Glyphosate, a probable carcinogen, was detected in 85 percent of the tampons, sanitary pads, swabs and wipes purchased in Argentine stores.

Nature’s Colors Aid Focus and Accuracy

Taking 30-second computer breaks to view a photo of a flowering meadow on a rooftop helped college students focus longer and make fewer errors.

The ‘Dirty Dozen’ of Cancer-Causing Chemicals

By avoiding certain plastics, foam products and certain seafood, we can strategically lower our exposure to the worst carcinogenic chemicals, reports the Environmental Working Group.

Metal and Mineral Imbalances May Produce Migraines

Frequent migraine sufferers were found to have high levels of heavy metals and low levels of other vital minerals in their blood.

Channel-Surfing Couch Potatoes May Lose Cognitive Skills

People that as young adults watched lots of TV and barely exercised had significantly lower cognitive skills later in life.

Bifidobacteria Probiotic Fends Off Colds and Flu

British college students given a bifidobacterium probiotic for six weeks during stressful final exams had significantly fewer and less severe cases of cold and flu.

Vitamin E and D Supplements Hinder Alzheimer’s and Falls Among Elderly

The progression of Alzheimer’s was slowed in patients taking vitamin E, and falling was reduced by half for those taking vitamin D.

Leave Them at the Door: Shoe Soles Harbor Risky Bacteria

A third of homes in a University of Houston random study were contaminated with an antibiotic-resistant bacteria, apparently tracked in by shoes.

Sunlight Reduces Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

People living in sunny regions have about one-sixth the rate of pancreatic cancer as those in cloudy climes.
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