Proteins that protect against joint inflammation identified

Endogenous proteins that play a vital part in allergies and parasitic infection can prevent the immune system from wrongly attacking the body and causing inflamed joints, a study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in the scientific journal PNAS reports. The researchers hope that the results will give rise to new drugs for rheumatoid arthritis. In protecting us against infections, […]

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Can't shift that heavy cold? It could be a sign of heart trouble

Can’t shift that heavy cold? It could be a sign of heart trouble Carolyn Mitchell developed heart failure after a bout of influenza  Just a few weeks into a new job, Carolyn Mitchell came down with a nasty bout of influenza — but soldiered on, not wanting to let anyone down at work. ‘It was early in the year and […]

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New Years Resolutions for 2020 That Will Actually Improve Your Health

As we close out the year, it only makes sense that our attention turns to how we can grow, change and manifest all we need to feel better in the future. New Year’s resolutions are a great way to set goals and positive intentions, especially those concerning your health. But many resolutions fade by the spring because they’re unrealistic and […]

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Study estimates that half of US adults will be obese by 2030

There’s no way to sugarcoat this news: Nearly half of American adults will be obese within a decade and one-quarter will be severely so, a new report predicts. It corrects for a weakness in previous estimates that may have made the problem seem not as big as it really is. Those estimates often relied on national health surveys and people […]

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Sam Smith Admits That the Christmas Season 'Triggers Tricky Body Issues'

Sam Smith has been opening up quite a bit over the past year and their latest reveal is all too relatable. In an Instagram post on Tuesday, December 17, the “Too Good at Goodbyes” singer shared the body insecurities they deal with during the holiday season. Sam Smith Is Slaying the Makeup Game With Glitter Eyeliner, Sparkly Lip Gloss, False […]

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The holidays remind us that grief cannot be wished away

The year-end holidays are a time of social gatherings, traditions and celebrations. They can also be a time of revisiting and reflection. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2.8 million people die each year in the U.S. If we conservatively estimate four or five grievers per death, there are 11 to 14 million people who are experiencing […]

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Versatile Baby Wipes That Can Handle More Than Just Diaper Duty

Among the laundry list of diaper bag essentials you’ll absolutely need to have on hand at all times, a package of baby wipes are a contender for the top spot. Through the messiest of diaper duties, germ-y hands that desperately need disinfecting and did-that-really-just-happen spills, baby wipes are going to be your saving grace. The only question is, which are […]

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This Best-Selling Air Dryer Brush Has Over 13,000 Five Star Reviews—and It's Really That Good

Whether you’re a morning person or not, taking the time to style your hair everyday can be exhausting. Once out of the shower, you have to blow dry it—and then most likely follow up with a flat or curling iron. And don’t even get us started on round brushing (i.e. the bane of our existence). After five minutes of tackling […]

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Savannah Guthrie Just Suffered a Serious Eye Injury Because of Her 2-Year-Old Son That Left Her Temporarily Blind

Savannah Guthrie has explained her absence from the Today show this week, and it’s not your typical stomach bug excuse. The anchor suffered an eye injury while she was playing with her 2-year-old son Charley—and he got a little exuberant with a toy train. “Charlie threw a toy train right at my eye and it tore my retina,” Guthrie, 47, […]

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