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Why Nice Brains Finish Last

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Coconut Oil Conspiracy?

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Depression studies find the “prosocial” brains are more prone to depression Written By Jack Turban      Excerpt from ScientificAmerican.com We all like to think that being kind, responsible, and fair will lead to a happy life. But what if we’re wrong? What if nice guys really do finish last? A new study published in Nature Human …

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The coconut oil industry likes to promote coconut oil as “good” saturated fat, but is coconut oil really as healthy as they suggest? Let’s take a closer look and see just how “good” it is. Coconut oil is extracted from the meat of the coconut and contains mostly saturated fat (around 92%). Ounce for ounce, …

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Utah native and Dancing With the Stars Pro Witney Carson talks melanoma, overcoming, and relationships Healthy Utah: Tell us about your experience with melanoma. I was a big advocate for tanning in the UV beds.  In high school I would do that probably three times a week. My dad actually had skin cancer. He had …

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Important information about the Norovirus Written by Joe Alton, M.D. On a recent trip to New York City to visit our daughter, my Wife and I both experienced a medical issue so common that it surprised us that we haven’t yet written about it: acute gastroenteritis, or the “Stomach Flu.” When this infection hits you, it …

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Develop a fire escape plan during National Preparedness Month SALT LAKE CITY UT, September 6, 2016 — its National Preparedness Month and the American Red Cross, of Utah and Nevada encourages people to create a fire escape plan so everyone in the household knows what to do if a fire occurs. The theme is “Don’t …

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The Craze for Low-Fat Dairy May be Slimming Down By Sadie Wirthlin For years, people have been told to lose full-fat milk and to drink low fat or skim milk instead. Research has shown links between full-fat dairy, weight gain, and disease risks. BUT now those same researchers are pressing on the brakes and questioning …

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Frequent Fighting Means Frequent Dying

Contention tied to earlier death Written by Karli Moats | Healthy-Mag.com It is safe to say that one of America’s favorite hobbies is observing others in conflict. You turn on the TV to find shows splurging with reality, drama, and our favorite—the confrontation. Everywhere you look you find media broadcasting fights, divorce, and abuse. When you …

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Study Shows Why It’s Hard To Keep Weight Off For years, studies of obesity have found that soon after fat people lost weight, their metabolism slowed and they experienced hormonal changes that increased their appetites. Scientists hypothesized that these biological changes could explain why most obese dieters quickly gained back much of what they had …

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What’s the story with milk? Is it healthy or harmful? Depends on who you ask. Written by John A. Anderson, Editor in Chief If you’re interested in a nutritional debate – talk milk. There are definitely two sides to that issue. The pro-milk campaign is featured prominently by the dairy industry through a variety of …

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Fast Food Phthalates

Written by Brenna Houck – Eater.com It’s generally accepted that fast food isn’t particularly healthy, but a new study out this week suggests that people who consume more fast food may also be ingesting potentially harmful chemicals. According to Bloomberg, the research provides evidence that fast food is a major source of a category of industrial chemicals called …

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