Monthly Archive for January, 2012

: January, 2012

Dried Plums and Osteoporosis

Here’s a pretty easy way to lower your risk of bone fractures: eat dried plums. According to a recent study, postmenopausal women who regularly eat dried plums have a considerably lower risk of

Big Love

Think all men prefer leggy, runway model types? Apparently, the answer is a qualified no, if the guys are weighed down with stress. New research suggests the level of stress men are coping with

Another Reason to Love Antioxidants

By now, most women know that heart disease is one of the greatest health threats they face as they age. This is why health-conscious ladies may want to pay attention to a comprehensive, long-term

Red Meat and Diabetes

New research suggests eating red meat may put you at greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Investigators at the Harvard School of Public Health found a strong association between the consumption

Coffee and Skin Cancer

Imagine a time when instead of just drinking that morning cup of coffee you rub it onto your skin to prevent harmful sun damage or skin cancer. According to a recent study, that might be the way to

TV and Your Life Expectancy

Here’s news that may make even the most avid television viewer shut off the boob tube. According to a recent study, watching TV for an average of six hours a day could shorten your life expectancy by