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Junk Food Consumption Increases The Risk Of Depression, Study Finds

Multi-country study calls for GPs to give dietary advice as part of depression treatment An analysis of 41 multi-country studies has found that a diet high in junk food raises the risk of developing depression, reports The Guardian. The study, published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, took place in Britain, Spain, and Australia. Researchers examined […]

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Health Tip: Let Kids Play

— Regular exercise has plenty of benefits for kids, too, the American Heart Association says. Here’s the AHA’s list of how physical activity specifically helps children: It helps improve a child’s sleep patterns. It helps boost your child’s mood and energy. It helps the child unwind from the stresses of the day. It helps improve […]

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Obesity rates now top 35 percent in 7 states

Americans continue to fatten up, with obesity rates topping 35 percent in seven states, a new report reveals. That’s up from five states two years ago. Moreover, no state had a notable improvement in its obesity rate over the previous year, according to the report from Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson […]

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Dozens of high fever deaths cause panic in northern India

Indian health authorities are rushing medical supplies to north Indian towns and villages where at least 50 people have died from fever over the past two weeks, topping the number of fever-related deaths over a three-month period last year. Patients suffering from fever and bouts of shivering are crowding hospitals in the Rohilkhand region, according […]