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9 out of 10 strokes are preventable

Are strokes largely preventable? One study found that there are 10 modifiable risk factors responsible for nine out of every ten strokes around the world. The study, called INTERSTROKE and conducted by the Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) at McMaster University ...

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Why We Eat More When We Drink

You’re a few beers in, you’re feeling buzzed, and now you’re stomach’s starting to grumble. You’re craving food, and for some reason it’s never grilled chicken and rice, but rather pizza, handfuls of chips, or a greasy burger and fries. ...

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Who starts drinking earlier: Boys or girls?

Girls in the United States are more likely to take their first full alcoholic drink at a younger age than boys, according to a new study. The study, conducted by researchers at Michigan State University (MSU), looked at data from ...

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No amount of alcohol is safe during pregnancy

Let’s face it: pregnancy is hard. Yes, it’s ultimately a wonderful thing to bring a baby into the world. But the process doesn’t always feel so wonderful; along with the nausea, the exhaustion, the big uncomfortable belly and varicose veins, ...

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