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Antioxidant Supplements Improve Eye Health

Austrian researchers found that a supplement of vitamins, minerals and herbs doubled the flow of blood and nutrients through the eye’s arteries in a mere two weeks.

Fitness Update

The latest information on the fittest U.S. cities shows some surprise winners.

Tough Family Life Linked to Chromosome Aging

Children raised in unstable or harsh conditions have shorter chromosomes, a condition linked to shorter lifespans.

Ginger and Turmeric Protect Skin from Sun

A study of 15 herbal extracts found that ginger and turmeric absorbed many UVB rays before they damaged the skin.

Sun’s Rays May Help Heart Health

UVA rays lowered blood pressure and boosted healthy nitric oxide levels in volunteers in a Scottish study.

A Good Midlife Diet Prolongs Health in Later Years

Women that ate a plant-based or Mediterranean diet in their 60s were more likely to avoid death and disease in their 70s.

Vitamin D No Help for Bone Mass or Hip Fractures

Vitamin D is not only of little use in preventing hip fractures, it also is linked to a higher risk of breast cancer, studies report.

Ventilation and Cleaning Hinder Indoor Pollutants

High levels of dangerous indoor pollutants that emanate from cooking, cleaners and conventional furniture can be lowered by frequently ventilating and cleaning our homes.

Supplements Could Save $70 Billion in Medical Costs

The right supplements could reduce the costs of heart, diabetes, vision problems and oseoporsis in the U.S. by nearly $70 billion in the next seven years.

Air Conditioning Cleans Up Indoor Air

Research in two Asian polluted-air cities found that air conditioning removed hefty amounts of pollutants from indoor spaces.
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