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Using Artificial Sweeteners to Avoid Sugar May Do More Harm Than Good

New research may confirm what many have thought for some time: artificial sweeteners like Splenda and Equal cause more problems than they solve when it comes to having a healthier diet.

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How to Avoid Enterovirus? Wash Your Hands — Here Are 5 Tips for Your Kids

In light of recent outbreaks of enterovirus across the country, the CDC is reminding parents that the best way to avoid contracting it to wash your hands.

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‘Sleep Drunkenness’ Is Why You Don’t Know Where You Are When You Wake Up

Have you ever woken up and had no idea where you were, what time it was or even what day? It happens to more people than you might think.

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You Can Indeed Train Your Brain to Eat Right

A study published in the journal Nutrition and Diabetes shows that you it is possible to train your brain to crave healthier foods.

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Graphic Comparison of Smoker’s Lungs With Healthy Lungs Should Help You Quit

Nothing quite like a brutally graphic piece of physical evidence to drive the point home.

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Medical Marijuana May Be Reducing Prescription Painkiller Deaths

A recent study shows links between medical marijuana legalization and reduced deaths from prescription painkillers.

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What City Gets the Most Sleep? (Hint: It’s Not in the US)

As it turns out, New York is not really the city that never sleeps. A new study ranks which cities around the globe get the most and least sleep.

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Why You Don’t Need to Be Afraid of Ebola

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is a major international health crisis, but here at home in the U.S. you don't really have much to worry about. Here's why.

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