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Growing Up With Headphones May Not Damage Kids’ Hearing

Scientists found no increase in hearing loss over the past few decades despite a rise in the use of headphones and earbuds.

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Science Explains Why You're Not a Morning Person | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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How to maintain, or even improve, your memory as you age

Exercise, a good diet, blood pressure control and brain-stimulating activity may help.

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Pill Makes It Safer for People with Celiac Disease to Eat in Restaurants

A drug already on the market could help protect diners’ guts against small amounts of gluten, thereby reducing fears of cross-contamination.

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CVS Now Sells an EpiPen Alternative for as Little as $10 | Mental Floss

At $109.99, it's hundreds of dollars cheaper than EpiPen or its generic, and a coupon will drop the cost to $10 for some.

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Can This Brain Exercise Put Off Dementia? - WSJ

A major new study is believed to be the first to show that a behavioral intervention—a brain exercise called speed training—can reduce dementia risk.

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15 Surprisingly Easy Exercises to Ease You Into the New Year

There’s more to New Year’s traditions than parties and balls dropping: Millions of people take the opportunity of a new calendar year to make fitness a priority. But there’s no rule that you have to overdo it, especially if you’ve been sedentary. Check out 15 ways to ease yourself off the couch and into better health in 2016.

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    The Importance of Emotional Energy | Ornish Living

    by Mimi O' Connor We work hard every day. We pour our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual energy into our home life, our work life, and our community. Not surprisingly, we often feel stretche

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    50 is the new 42: technology is making brains of middle-aged younger - Telegraph

    The increasing mental demands of technology is making older people sharper than previous generations, scientists have shown

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    Operative launches online eye exams, so you can get a prescription right from your desktop | VentureBeat | Health | by M

    Running a mobile phone app in conjunction with a desktop app, consumers can take an online refractive eye exam in less than 25 minutes.

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    Old before your time? People age at wildly different rates, study confirms

    Tests on physiological markers in nearly 1,000 38-year-olds found that some had biological ages many years older than their birthdates would suggest

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    Have insomnia? Better night's sleep all in your head - CNN.com

    Popping sleeping pills is not as effective as training your brain and body for better sleep, says a comprehensive new study analyzing sleep research.

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    Survival Myths that Could Actually Kill You | The Active Times

    You might like to think that you have what it takes to survive even the most overwhelming odds. Even if you don't know all that much in the area of survival skills, you'd make it through, right?

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    BBC - Future - What’s the prime of your life?

    Do you ever worry that the prime of your life has already passed you by – and it didn’t even have the courtesy to let you know as it flew overhead? Is ageing an inevitable decline – or are there unexpected perks to getting older? David Robson reports.

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    Stressed? The unexpected reasons why - CNN.com

    Stress and anxiety don't have to just come from obvious or even negative sources. By recognizing them for what they are you can better prepare to cope.

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    How to get kids to eat healthy school lunches - CNN.com

    Healthy food selection in school lunches increased with professional chefs, marketing techniques and bribes

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    8 Surprising Benefits of Antioxidants | Mental Floss

    Antioxidants are a class of molecules that are capable of inhibiting the oxidation of other molecules. Within the body, this means that antioxidants fight free radicals (highly reactive atoms or group of atoms, for those of you who are a little foggy on 10th grade Chem) to help combat the natural decline of aging and decrease your chances of contracting many serious conditions

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    5 Myths About Going Gluten-Free | Women's Health Magazine

    Researchers at the University of Florida set out to get to the bottom of the public’s misconceptions about the buzzy protein that's found in wheat, barley, and rye.

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    8 Ways To Use Your Phone To Benefit Your Mental Health

    We should all make time to disconnect from our devices, but sometimes technology can be a beautiful tool. Most of us use our smartphones to chat with loved ones, check our email or as a crutch when we're bored -- but there's a better way to harness t...

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    20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health | TIME

    Antibacterial soap is no more effective at killing bacteria than the regular stuff, and they may not be safe

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    What The World's Healthiest Diets Have In Common

    To research his 2010 book The 5 Factor World Diet, celebrity trainer and nutritionist Harley Pasternak traveled to the healthiest countries around the world to learn more about what made their meals extra nourishing. He noted that the Japanese eat a ...

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    Does chilly weather really cause a cold? - LA Times

    A new study by Yale researchers suggests that cool temperatures can play a role in causing the common cold, by inhibiting the virus-fighting ability of cells in the nose.

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    16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds | Women's Health Magazine

    Lots of people call on nutritionists to help them overhaul their diets when they want to slim down. But what do R.D.s make sure to eat themselves if they notice their jeans have gotten a little snug?

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    How Healthy Food Could Make You Fat

    Have you ever eaten a healthy meal, maybe some brown rice and stir-fried veggies, and found yourself ready for another meal just a short while later? Or, more often couldn’t overcome a hankering for a satisfying dessert to top off (and undermine the hea

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    10 Slimming Foods To Eat Every Day - Harper's BAZAAR Magazine

    Maintain a healthy lifestyle with expert and insider tips and tricks for mind and body wellness.

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    New Study: Cutting calories slows aging

    Female mice whose diet was cut 30 percent appeared to benefit through protection against aging

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    The 5 WORST Foods For Your Skin | Women's Health Magazine

    This article was originally written by Aly Walansky and repurposed with permission from Beauty High.

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    5 Foods That Are Keeping You Up At Night

    If you’re having trouble falling—or staying—asleep at night, your diet could be to blame. Steer clear of these top sleep saboteurs, and you should be getting a good night’s rest in no time, says dietitian Shelly Redmond, R.D., author of Eat Well and Be Fabulous.

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    How Contagious Is Ebola? - Business Insider

    How scared should we be?

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    Google Glass App Gives Conversations Real-Time Closed Captioning

    Georgia Tech researchers have come up with an app that turns Google Glass into a real-time closed-captioning display for the hearing-impaired, using the voice recognition in the user's Glass-paired smartphone. Now this is a face-computer use we can get be

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    21 Ways to Burn Fat Faster and Lose Weight - Harper's BAZAAR Magazine

    Maintain a healthy lifestyle with expert and insider tips and tricks for mind and body wellness.

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    A Virus Could Restore Natural Hearing in Deaf People — NOVA Next | PBS

    In the next month, researchers will expose volunteers with severe hearing loss to a new kind of gene therapy first tested in mice.

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    The State Where The Most Americans Drink Themselves To Death

    Since Colorado legalized marijuana last year, politicians and pundits have focused intently on health and safety concerns surrounding legal weed. But a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests a more imminent danger for ...

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    What Are the Best Fitness Retreats in America?

    It used to be that people would go on vacation to relax, drink cocktails from coconut shells, and sit by the beach with a trashy paperback. But more and more now, people are shelling out big bucks to travel to posh resorts and get their butts kicked exerc

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    Have You Seen This Crazy, New Thing At The Gym?

    Have you seen this barbaric-looking fitness equipment? Here's what you need to know about the new training tool.

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    There's More Sugar Than You Think In Your Soda and Fruit Juice

    And you’d never know, because sugars aren’t broken down on food labels like fats are. The latest study shows just how much sweet stuff is hiding in sodas and fruit juices

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    How To Stop Stressing Yourself Out

    It’s therefore important not to buy into the notion that stress is your enemy and something to be avoided. Rather, think of stress as a valuable force of life that can be very constructive or destructive depending on how you manage it. Managed well,

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    Internet Use Curbs Depression

    A new study shows that Internet use among older adults correlates with lower depression rates. Comments…

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    Diet drinks linked with heart disease, death

    Researchers found an

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    How To Kick Your Snooze Button Habit

    We'd be lying if we said it wasn't tempting to hit snooze. Considering around 35 percent of us get fewer than seven hours of sleep a night, who wouldn't want just a few more minutes of undisturbed slumber?

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    Fish on the brain: Can eating it keep Alzheimer's at bay?

    Women with higher levels of fish oil in their blood had larger brain volume as they aged.

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    Does Exercise Really Make You Eat More?

    Despite the fact that a tough workout might make you want to eat enough for a family of four, your exercise routine probably isn't making you consume extra calories, according to a new research review.

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      Oh, That Nighttime Snack - Weight Center - Everyday Health

      Nutritional deficiencies and emotional issues contribute to cravings for nighttime snacks. Learn how to curb your late-night appetite to speed weight loss.

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        Would This Motivate You To Eat More Healthfully?

        The prospect of losing out on a deal really can be an effective motivator when it comes to eating healthfully, a new study suggests. Researchers from Tulane University and Duke University found that people were more apt to buy healthy foods at the grocery

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          How To Navigate Over-Crowded January Gyms

          A line for the showers, no available locker (or parking spot!) in sight and a waitlist for the treadmill that's longer than the time you're allowed to spend on it.

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            Super Food – Super Mood: 5 Super foods that will Lift Your Spirits

            In this day and age of medical technology, we may find it surprising to re-think the possibility that simple foods can affect the way we perceive our life and