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Sleep Fights Off The Common Cold


According to a new study published in the journal Sleep, individuals who get less than six hours of sleep actually quadruple their risk of catching a cold. The study also confirms previous studies connecting short sleep to an increased rate ...

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Behold Tick, The Distant Cousin of Lyme

Beyond Lyme, ticks cause new illnesses

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Even though Lyme disease enjoys the limelight right now, but there are many more reasons to avoid tick bites. A recent research shows the latest in a growing list of tick-borne threats, which is a distant relative of Lyme that ...

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Antibiotic Use in Infants Linked to Obesity, Illnesses During Adulthood

Antibiotic use may make kids obese in adulthood

The use of commonly prescribed antibiotics among infants could cause changes in the gut bacteria, which could make them vulnerable to many infectious conditions, allergies and autoimmune disorders during adulthood- the findings of a new study have revealed. In addition, ...

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Wife’s Illness Could Raise the Risk of Divorce in a Marriage

Divorce is a more likely end to marriage when wife is seriously ill

The findings of a new study have revealed that a marriage is more likely to end in divorce if the wife is seriously ill. These findings have been published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior, and have quoted ...

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Lindsay Lohan Posts Confident Underwear Selfie Joking Of Illness

Lindsay Lohan Underwear Selfie

Lindsay Lohan contracted an untreatable illness while on vacation in Bora Bora, but she’s not letting that slow her down. The young celebrity has been jet-setting, relaxing, and apparently working on her physique. Even though she reportedly got infected with ...

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Hugs Not Drugs


A hug a day keeps the doctor away? According to in the journal Psychological Science, more frequent hugs can prevent stressed out people from becoming sick. A group of researchers from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania discovered that ...

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Terminally Ill Addie Fausett, 6, Sent Thousands Of Cards This Holiday Season

Addie Fausett, 6, stopped growing when she was 3; her undiagnosed illness is causing cerebral atrophy. Doctors say she has at most, one year to live. As her family in Fountain Green, Utah copes with the painful realization that Addie is dying and that 2014 may be her final Christmas, her grandmother, Maree Jensen, came up with an idea: Let's ask people from around the globe to send her Christmas cards to cheer her up. (AP Photo/KSL-TV via Deseret News, Sam Pendrod)

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Utah– Often when you see someone going through an extremely rare illness, the feelings are totally overwhelming and you feel powerless to help. But you can help six-year-old Addie Fausett, who is suffering from a rare terminal brain condition, to have an experience ...

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Damascus Hit by Tropical Fly-Borne Illness

Tropical fly-borne illness reported near Damascus

The World Health Organisation has recently confirmed that atleast three wounded people have been infected near Damascus with a tropical disease spread by flies that has never before been reported in Syria. This disease occurs due to screw worms, which ...

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Over 172 Princess Cruises Passengers Contagious With Norovirus


Over 172 passengers and crew have fallen ill with the stomach sickness Norovirus while on board a Princess Cruises ship which sailed on a month-long holiday to Tahiti and Hawaii. Norovirus, sometimes known as the winter vomiting bug in the UK, ...

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