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Blood Test May One Day Help Track Concussion Recovery

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 7, 2018 — It may be possible to use a blood test to diagnose and manage athletes’ concussions, but the results could vary by race and gender, researchers report. In the new study, investigators analyzed the blood of college athletes and found that levels of certain proteins and peptides (“biomarkers”) were higher in […]

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Eating a serving of button mushrooms a day could prevent diabetes

Eating a serving of button mushrooms a day could prevent diabetes: Fungi improves glucose control Eating button mushrooms daily could prevent type 2 diabetes by boosting gut bacteria (but it must be a particular portion size) Eating mushrooms increases levels of the bacteria Prevotella in mice  Prevotella produces the acids propionate and succinate These play […]

Pet Care

Black Cat Appreciation Day Is This Friday!

It’s that time of year again! Black Cat Appreciation day is this Friday, August 17. And we hope you’ll join us in celebrating our feline friends by considering opening your heart and your home to an adorable black cat or kitten.  In honor of this special day, the ASPCA Adoption Center will offer a “name your adoption […]

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6 Beauty Products You Should NOT Use Every Day

The journey to find your perfect beauty product lineup can be a long and windy road. It’s no wonder that when you find a product you just love, it can be tempting to apply that baby every single day! But some products are not meant to be on the ‘A Team’ for everyday use. Before […]

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Women's Health Mother's Day Gift Guide 2017

With Mother’s Day just around the corner we have put together a list of our top picks for Mother’s Day pressies in 2017. Fitbit Flex 2 Rose Gold, $148.00 This has to be one of the prettiest fitness trackers around. Get it here. Puma Light Padded Gilet Vest, $100 This light-weight vest is the perfect […]

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Doctors urge caps on patient appointments

Doctors want a similar healthcare system to Sweden with just 13 appointments a day amid claims some GPs carry out up to 70 consultations on busy days GPs’ union calls for a cap on consultations so doctors can turn patients away  They say the safety of patients and ‘sanity’ of doctors is being put at […]