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Madonna’s fans urge her to cancel the tour after an intensive care stay

Madonna has been in intensive care. (Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) Madonna fans are rallying around the star after she spent time in intensive care with a bacterial infection, with many saying she should cancel her upcoming Celebration tour so she can recuperate. The Material Girl’s manager Guy Oseary announced this week that the […]

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Does drinking 100% fruit juice reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease?

A recent study published in Frontiers of Nutrition evaluates whether and how polyphenols in fruit juices mediate effects on cardiometabolic risk factors. Study: Are (poly)phenols contained in 100% fruit juices mediating their effects on cardiometabolic risk factors? A meta-regression analysis. Image Credit: Lisa A / Shutterstock.com The health benefits of fruits Dietary polyphenols have received

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Trying To Bag A ‘Base Tan’ Before Going Holiday? We’ve Got News For You

Passport? Check. Swimwear? Check. Beach towels? Check. Quick trip to the sunbeds before your travels? Not so fast. According to research done by the American Academy of Dermatology, one in four adults believes that getting a “base tan” will prevent sunburn. This is a common misconception with people rushing to the sunbeds days before going

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Sperm or egg from any cell? It’s called IVG and it holds huge promise and peril : Shots

A clinician prepares cells for in vitro fertilization, or IVF, the treatment for infertility. In the future, it could be joined by IVG, in vitro gametogenesis, a new process that could turn any cell first into a stem cell and then into a sperm or egg cell. Lluis Gene/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle

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Feeding the mind: the mental health impacts of food insecurity

Eating healthy can be hard, and for many it’s becoming expensive to eat a balanced diet as food insecurity continues to be a growing problem. Failing to properly fuel up can also have an impact on mental health according to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). Meredith Gardiner, director of services with CMHA Waterloo Wellington,

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More to keep weight off than just eating right and exercise – FIT Talk With Tania

Photo: Contributed I eat right, exercise and still can’t lose weight. This is something I’ve heard from a lot of people, and, as you can imagine, it can be a huge source of frustration. Making the effort to choose foods you believe to be healthy while avoiding those that aren’t, hitting the gym or making

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Tuberculosis rising after COVID-19 pandemic redirected services, say Canadian health officials

Canada’s longstanding efforts to reduce and eliminate tuberculosis suffered a setback as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Canadian health officials. The ability to offer crucial services such as contact tracing, prevention, early diagnosis, treatment and care for tuberculosis were reduced as resources were redirected to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, said Dr. Tom

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9 Healthiest Vegetables to Eat, According to RDs

Not all veggies are created equal. Jonathan Knowles/Getty Images We all know veggies are healthy, but which ones are the healthiest to include in your daily diet? “All vegetables offer health-promoting properties and compounds that reduce the risk of disease,” says Lon Ben-Asher MS, RD, LD/N, at Pritikin Longevity Center. “However, some vegetables are more

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