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Jackass' Steve-O Gets Candid About Past Drug Use: I Was ‘Desperate and Pathetic’

Jackass star Stephen “Steve-O” Glover is opening up about his past drug use. Appearing on In Depth with Graham Bensinger, Steve-O talked with host Bensinger about his past drug addiction and the long-term health effects that years of performing dangerous stunts on Jackass had on his body. The Jackass star, 44, revealed the lowest point of his drug addiction, which occurred […]

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Study reveals how fasting can improve overall health and protect against aging-associated diseases

In a University of California, Irvine-led study, researchers found evidence that fasting affects circadian clocks in the liver and skeletal muscle, causing them to rewire their metabolism, which can ultimately lead to improved health and protection against aging-associated diseases. The study was published recently in Cell Reports. The circadian clock operates within the body and […]

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Health Tip: Getting Rid of a Mold Problem

— Mold exposure can trigger health problems including asthma, respiratory infections and allergic reactions. Mold can grow on virtually any moist surface and should never be ignored. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency suggests how to prevent mold and how to get rid of an existing problem: Fix plumbing leaks and other water issues as soon […]

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Costs of lifesaving drugs rising faster than inflation: Study

Prescription drug prices are rising much faster than inflation rates in the United States, and patients who need life-saving medications are suffering the consequences – sometimes fatally. Newer, safer products entering the market are one reason that costs are going up, but they’re not the only one. Drug companies are also inflating the price of […]

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Mung beans: Health benefits, nutrition, and recipe tips

Preparing mung beans is straight forward, and people can add them to a variety of dishes. In this article, we discuss the potential health benefits of mung beans and their nutritional value. We also give advice on how much of this food type to eat, how to prepare them, and some recipe ideas. Health benefits […]