Healthy Tips from HealthyLife

Beth Cooney offers tips to keep you healthy

Wrinkles, Bone Density and Menopause

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As if wrinkles alone weren’t bad enough — they may be an indicator of more than just aging skin. According to a recent study, the worse a woman’s skin wrinkles are during the first few years of menopause, the lower her bone density is. Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine studied 114 women in […] [Read More]
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Fruit Juice and Your Health

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Juice lovers rejoice — your favorite drink could provide as big a boost to your health as biting into a piece of fruit. According to a report out of the University of California – Davis, drinking 100 percent fruit juices could have protective health benefits similar to those of whole fruits. Researchers reviewed 60 studies […] [Read More]
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Alcohol and Cancer

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Here’s another reason to skip that second drink. A recent study suggests that drinking alcohol, especially above the recommended upper limits, boost the risk of several cancers. European researchers followed more than 350,000 people between the ages of 37 and 70 in Italy, France, Spain, The Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Greece and the United Kingdom from […] [Read More]
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Body Image and Your Life

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How much would you give up to get the body of your dreams? According to a recent study, 30% of women would trade at least one year of their life to achieve their ideal body weight and shape. Researchers from the Centre for Appearance Research at the University of the West of England conducted surveys […] [Read More]
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Childhood Obesity, Posture and Back Pain

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If your child survives on donuts and twinkies, her back may pay the price. According to recent research, being overweight as a child and teenager can lead to poor postures linked to back pain. Researchers at Curtin University’s School of Physiotherapy, the Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute and the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research […] [Read More]
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Cell Phones and Male Fertility

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If you want to have children, you might want to consider asking your husband to limit the amount of time he spends on his cell phone. According to new research, cell phone use appears to increase the level of testosterone circulating in the body, but it may also lead to low sperm quality and a decrease in […] [Read More]
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Your Co-workers and Your Life

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Look around your office and say thanks to your supportive co-workers — because of them, you just might live longer. According to a recent study, having supportive co-workers may help you live longer than counterparts without, while support from the boss appears to make no difference. Researchers from Tel Aviv University found that the link between […] [Read More]
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Marital Problems and Your Child’s Sleep

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Everyone knows marital problems can have a negative effect on families, children in particular. According to new research, marital instability when children are 9 months old may also affect youngters’ sleep, predicting sleep problems when children are 18 months. Researchers at the Oregon Social Learning Center, University of Leicester, Cardiff University, University of Pittsburgh, University of […] [Read More]
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