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Running Shoes With Greatest Comfort Promote Highest Injury Risk

Prevent Disease - December 14, 2018 - 6:38am
Highly-cushioned running shoes are meant to protect against injuries, but they may actually do the opposite by changing the way we run, research suggests.
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Can We Unlearn The Fear That Creates Our Reality?

Prevent Disease - December 12, 2018 - 2:10am
Imagination is a wonderful thing. Emotions are often a result of the mind telling us stories without our direction over the outcome. When we imagine any fear repeatedly in a safe environment, soon our phobia, and our brain's response to it, begins to subside.
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Tiny Sun Sensor Warns You When Your Skin Is About To Burn

Prevent Disease - December 11, 2018 - 6:22am
A miniature wearable sensor has been designed to let you know if you've spent too much or too little time in the sun.
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As Couples Age, Humor and Tenderness Towards One Another Increases

Prevent Disease - December 10, 2018 - 4:50pm
A new UC Berkeley study shows those prickly disagreements that can mark the early and middle years of marriage mellow with age as conflicts give way to humor and acceptance.
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Phone App Can Diagnose Low Vitamin and Mineral Deficiency From Photos of Your Fingernails

Prevent Disease - December 7, 2018 - 3:56pm
Developers continue to create platforms on mobile devices to assist users in assessing a myriad of health conditions. Now a new smartphone app is capable of diagnosing vitamin and mineral deficiencies simply by analysing the colour of a person's fingernails in a photograph.
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Alcohol and Cigarette Industries Panicking As More Teens Choose Marijuana Above All Else

Prevent Disease - December 5, 2018 - 3:59am
The patterns of adolescent substance use are changing, and marijuana is increasingly the first substance in the sequence of recreational drug use for adolescents, according researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
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Bad Bosses Teach Compassion, Create Exceptional Leaders

Prevent Disease - December 4, 2018 - 2:39am
A new University of Central Florida study suggests abuse and mistreatment by those at the top of an organization do not necessarily lead to abusive behavior by lower-level leaders. When offered leadership opportunities, prior victims of workplace abuse are more likely to treat their own subordinates better by learning from the bad behavior of their bosses.
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Only 12 Percent of Adults Are Metabolically Healthy

Prevent Disease - November 30, 2018 - 8:45pm
The prevalence of metabolic health in adults is 'alarmingly low,' in the U.S. even among people who are normal weight, a new study finds.
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Our Response To Food Depends On The Time We Eat It

Prevent Disease - November 29, 2018 - 1:58pm
The timings of our meals effect our ability to lose weight so the integration of sleep rhythm data would help to build more effective personalised diet guides, experts have said.
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How Emotional Suppression Affects Children

Prevent Disease - November 28, 2018 - 7:33am
'Not in front of the kids.' It's an age-old plea for parents to avoid showing conflict and strong negative emotions around their children. But new research from a Washington State University scientist disagrees, showing that it's better to express negative emotions in a healthy way than to tamp them down.
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Study Explains Our Reaction To Uncomfortable and Painful Experiences

Prevent Disease - November 22, 2018 - 6:23am
Exposure to uncomfortable sensations elicits a wide range of appropriate and quick reactions, from reflexive withdrawal to more complex feelings and behaviors. To better understand the body's innate response to harmful activity, researchers at the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) have identified activity in the brain that governs these reactions.
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8 Reasons We Need To Stop Focusing On Nutrients

Prevent Disease - November 21, 2018 - 6:56am
The rise of nutritionalism -- focusing on nutrient content rather than the whole food -- has created a 'nutritional cacophony' that leaves people confused.
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Deep Sleep Takes The Edge of Chronic Anxiety

Prevent Disease - November 20, 2018 - 7:22am
Extreme angst is on the rise nationally and globally, especially among teens and millennials. Among other factors, preliminary findings from UC Berkeley sleep researchers point to a chronic lack of deep restorative sleep.
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More Evidence Soy Formula Leads To Health Problems As An Adult

Prevent Disease - November 16, 2018 - 4:11am
New research suggests that infant girls fed soy formula are more likely to develop severe menstrual pain as young adults. The finding adds to the growing body of literature that suggests exposure to soy formula during early life may have detrimental effects on the reproductive system.
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Is Weighing Yourself The Key To Losing Weight?

Prevent Disease - November 6, 2018 - 3:22pm
Yes and no. The answer may not be that simple. Daily weighing may help with weight loss goals as some people who don't weigh themselves have been found less likely to lose weight than those who weigh themselves often. However, this depends on a few variables according to research being presented in Chicago at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions.
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Popular ASMR Videos Truly Are Euphoric

Prevent Disease - November 5, 2018 - 12:59pm
Many people experience Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR), a relaxing sensation often triggered by gentle whispering which creates a "low-grade euphoria" characterized by "a combination of positive feelings and a distinct static-like tingling sensation on the skin. We are finally working out what it is and that it can be good for you.
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Sunshine Is The Ultimate Protection Against Eczema

Prevent Disease - November 1, 2018 - 5:37am
Babies who spend more time in the sun are less likely to develop eczema, but it may not be because it boosts their vitamin D levels as previously thought says a new study in Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
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