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Hypoglycaemia prevention could cut hospital stays

Preventing in-patients with diabetes from developing hypoglycaemia could dramatically reduce the length of time they spend in hospital—according to new research from the University of East Anglia and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Hypoglycaemia happens when blood glucose levels decrease to below normal levels. The researchers reviewed 15 international studies, comparing outcomes for people […]

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Why low-intensity workouts could help you get fitter, faster

We’ve all heard of high-intensity interval training. It’s all the rage at the moment. Overwhelmingly quick, brutal, punishing classes that have you working explosively and using every muscle group in your body. While the benefits of HIIT are widely recorded, it’s also good to note that it doesn’t work for everyone. And too much high-intensity […]

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These Popular Hobbies Could Pose a Threat to Pets!

blog_apcc-hobbies_071819_main.jpg Working on a favorite craft, hobby or art project is a great way to unwind after a hard day, and for some of us, hobbies may be part of our livelihood. However, these pastimes may pose risks to pets. The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) has everything you need to keep in mind concerning popular […]

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Vaping Could Cause Addiction 'Epidemic' Among Teens, Warns FDA

A new ad campaign, part of the FDA’s anti-tobacco initiative, warns that teenagers who vape are more likely to start smoking cigarettes. Originally introduced as an alternative to cigarettes which could help smokers wean themselves off tobacco, vape pens have actually been linked to an uptake in young people smoking smoking, the FDA has found. […]

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This Obscure, Potentially Dangerous Drug Could Stop Aging

Louis is a 27-year-old assembly-line worker in Three Rivers, Michigan. He has no health problems and rarely sees a doctor. Yet for a man in his prime, Louis thinks a lot about cheating death. He researches strategies online, and he even converted to a plant-based diet after hearing from a YouTube channel called Vegan Gains […]