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9 AMAZING HEALTH BENEFITS OF EATING TOMATOES

Tomatoes are easily available throughout the year and can be consumed in various ways. You can make tomato puree, use in the sauce, slice and add it to the salad or simply make tomato juice. But, the best way to enjoy the nutritional benefits of tomato is to have it raw. Nothing can surpass...

Breastfeeding: Lifestyle and Breast Milk

The following information is written for women who are breastfeeding, or are pregnant and considering breastfeeding their baby. A woman's lifestyle, including diet and other behaviors, can have an affect on her breast milk, and therefore on her baby. It's important for all nursing mothers to take care of themselves so they can provide the...

Sunless Tanning Drug Sure to Increase Skin Cancer

Melanin is the pigment that gives skin (as well as hair and eyes) its color. Dark-skinned people have more melanin in their skin, and the presence of dark melanin, known as eumelanin, is associated with a low skin cancer risk. It would seem plausible, then, that creating an artificial way to stimulate pigmentation in human...

What are “Hard” and “Soft” Drugs

A new study examines the blurry distinction between “hard” and “soft” drugs. The “hardness” of drugs is a concept that makes intuitive sense, but is difficult to put into precise terms. “Hard” drugs are those which are viewed as more addictive, more potent and more toxic than the comparatively benign “soft” variety. The concept has...

Toxic Clothing Affects Everyone

In September 2016, American Airlines rolled out new uniforms for more than 70,000 employees — the first uniform overhaul in 30 years. Soon after, reports started coming in from about 100 pilots and 3,000 flight attendants that the uniforms were making them sick. A variety of symptoms were reported (some occurring only while the...