Health Tip: Chewing Gum May Help Protect Teeth

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HealthDay News : 01-Feb-2018

Chewing gum has been around since ancient times. Originally made from natural products, today's gums are combinations of synthetic materials.

Some chewing gums may help protect your teeth, the American Dental Association says. The organization says it grants its Seal of Acceptance to companies that provide scientific proof that their products

Last Updated on Sunday, 04 February 2018 11:52 Read more...

Set New Milestones for Exercise Motivation

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HealthDay News : 01-Feb-2018

A goal like having a flat stomach may give you the initial impetus to start exercising, but may not be enough to keep you on track.

For that you need "intrinsic motivation" -- being motivated from within by enjoying fitness and valuing it.

Below are key steps to building that drive

Last Updated on Monday, 05 February 2018 11:48 Read more...

MS Patients May Gain From Balance-Focused Workouts

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HealthDay News : 31-Jan-2018

Problems with balance are a common hallmark of multiple sclerosis, but new research suggests a specially designed exercise program can help put patients on firmer ground.

People with MS who enrolled in the 14-week program showed "greater improvements in balance, dizziness and fatigue," compared to MS patients who hadn't done the

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 February 2018 13:31 Read more...

Health Tip: Plan to Eat Healthier

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HealthDay News : 31-Jan-2018

Taking steps to eat a healthier, more balanced diet should be a gradual lifestyle change and shouldn't be too difficult.

The American Heart Association suggests:

  • Do not attempt to change all of your eating habits in one day. By setting smaller goals, such as eating more vegetables and fruit, you
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Can Brain Scans Reveal Who Your Friends Are?

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HealthDay News : 30-Jan-2018

You and your friends likely share similar interests. But did you know you could also have similar patterns of brain activity?

Dartmouth College researchers assessed the friendships or social ties within a group of nearly 280 graduate students. Brain scans revealed that friends had the most similar brain-pattern responses to videos.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 11:48 Read more...

Surfers Swallow Lots of Seawater. So Is It Harmful?

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HealthDay News : 30-Jan-2018

Surfers aren't just catching waves. They're also three times more likely to have antibiotic-resistant bacteria in their digestive tracts than land lubbers, a new British study shows.

"Antimicrobial resistance has been globally recognized as one of the greatest health challenges of our time, and there is now an increasing focus on

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