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Drinking Eight Glasses of Water a Day Is Nothing But a Big Fat Myth

Conventional wisdom has long held that eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day are necessary to keep a body healthy and hydrated. But, health experts now say this is a myth and that people should should simply drink when they’re thirsty, instead.

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Disney Takes a Surprising Stand By Banning Junk Food Ads Aimed at Children

In an effort to promote healthier eating, the Walt Disney company said on Tuesday that it’s banning junk food ads on its TV channels, radio stations and websites intended for children — and first lady Michelle Obama has given the plan her stamp of approval.

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Cancer Cases Could Soar to an Unbelievable Rate by 2030

A study published this week revealed a sobering statistic: if worldwide population growth continues at its current pace, the number of cancer cases could rise 75% in the next two decades.

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Feds To Rule On Cancer Aid For WTC Dust Exposure

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal health official is expected to announce soon whether people with cancer will be covered by an aid program for anyone sickened by World Trade Center dust.

An advisory committee recommended in March that the government open up the $4

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Study Reveals Eating Breakfast May Lower Risk of Diabetes [VIDEO]

As the old saying goes, breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but perhaps not for the reasons you think. New research actually shows that people who consistently eat breakfast have a significantly reduced risk of type 2 diabetes.

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Where Are the Dirtiest Places in Your Office?

You may already know your computer keyboard and mouse can be incredibly germy items, but you may be surprised what a new study says is probably the dirtiest place in your office.

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Where You Live Could Be the Difference Between a Great and a Terrible Night of Sleep

Is it possible that your geographical location could be affecting your sleep?

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Jobs Can Cause Depression Among Men and Women — In Different Ways

There are many different elements within the workplace that can increase a person’s risk of depression, but a new study suggests that men and women are affected differently.

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