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How Do E-Cigarettes Change Blood Vessels? A New Study Has the Answer

Taking a drag from a sleek USB may feel cleaner than doing so from a tar-laden cigarette, but it turns out, e-cigarettes are also pretty damn dangerous.  A new study published Tuesday in the journal Radiology found that inhaling e-cigarette vapor has an immediate, negative impact on the vascular system, aka the arteries and veins that carry blood throughout your body. What's more, […]

Health Problems

Study reveals how stress can curb the desire to eat in an animal model

Eating disorder researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have discovered a neurocircuit in mice that, when activated, increased their stress levels while decreasing their desire to eat. Findings appear in Nature Communications. The scientists believe their research could aid efforts to develop treatments for a serious eating disorder called […]

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What causes excessive sweating and how can you treat it?

Most of us sweat while we exercise, when it’s too hot, or if we’re on the London Underground (particularly the Central line). Perspiring is important because of how the body regulates temperature – sweat keeps us cool and comfortable and prevents the body from overheating. But you shouldn’t be sweating if your body doesn’t need […]

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How to check for ticks this summer

With summer in full swing it’s more than likely you’ll be enjoying outdoor adventures. But with the great outdoors comes the possibility of not so great ticks. These are tiny creatures found in woodland, moorland, grassland and parks. Young ticks can be as small as a poppy seed, whilst older ticks look like a tiny […]

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How to avoid despairing when the world is going to sh*t

The past two weeks I’ve been having a bad time. I’ve been in a funk, you might say. I’m down in the dumps. It’s a case of the mondays, but every day. I’m having a severe depressive episode with suicidal ideation, if you want to get into mental health diagnoses. As someone with depression and […]

Kids Health

Andy Cohen: How I Balance Fatherhood and My Career

Making it work. Andy Cohen welcomed his son, Benjamin, via surrogate in February and has been balancing his career with his baby boy ever since. “I just take it day-to-day and I only say yes to things that I’m passionate about and I want to do,” the Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen host, 51, […]

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How to get your kids to exercise without them realising

The school holidays start today – and it can be hard to know how to keep your kids active, entertained and away from their beloved screens. The summer holidays means six empty weeks are stretching out before you – it’s the perfect opportunity to get your children moving – if you can convince them. Exercise […]