You Won't Believe How Much Gunk Dr. Pimple Popper Squeezes From This Eyelid Cyst

“Just call me the Cyst Whisperer,” Dr. Pimple Popper writes in the caption of her latest Instagram video. You know what, I think I will. Because I just watched Dr. Sandra Lee, MD (aka Dr. Pimple Popper) tackle a cyst on a patient’s eyelid, and dammit, that woman has cyst-popping superpowers. In the video, the dermatologist and TLC star treats […]

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Negative experiences at dentist much more common for low-income, nonwhite children

Disparities in young children’s experiences at the dentist are linked to income, ethnicity and language, according to a new study from the University of California, Irvine. Published in Academic Pediatrics, it found that families with lower incomes or from ethnic or linguistic minority groups were more likely to report negative incidents, such as the child being physically restrained, separated from […]

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Antibiotics: How much is too much?

New research has, for the first time, provided guidance on the amount of antibiotics that can safely be prescribed without generating resistant superbugs. The study, led by NHS Grampian in collaboration with Professor Ian Gould, Honorary Professor at the University of Aberdeen uses data modelling to calculate the risk/benefit ratio for several different types of antibiotics. Antibiotics play a crucial […]

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Spending too much time sitting down linked to around 50,000 deaths per year in the UK

Spending large amounts of time sitting or lounging around during the day is linked to around 50,000 deaths per year in the UK and the NHS spends in excess of £0.7bn per year treating the health consequences, suggests research from Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. A large proportion of […]

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Effective self-control strategies involve much more than willpower, research shows

It’s mid-February, around the time that most people waver in their commitment to the resolutions they’ve made for the new year. Many of these resolutions—whether it’s to spend less time looking at screens, eat more vegetables, or save money for retirement—require us to forego a behavior we want to engage in for the one we think we should engage in. […]

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Study reveals how much fiber we should eat to prevent disease

Researchers and public health organizations have long hailed the benefits of eating fiber, but how much fiber should we consume, exactly? This question has prompted the World Health Organization (WHO) to commission a new study. The results appear in the journal The Lancet. The new research aimed to help develop new guidelines for dietary fiber consumption, as well as reveal […]

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Losing weight with intermittent fasting – four success stories of Healthy living readers

Eckart von Hirschhausen has tried a interval of fasting and the method of an impressive ten kilograms removed. About his success, he reported a year ago in the first issue of his magazine “Hirschausens star Healthy life”. Many readers have tried the “hirschhausen diet”. About your experience you tell stern.de and in the new edition that is starting today at […]

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