Poor Diet Might Raise Your Cancer Risk

THURSDAY, May 23, 2019 — Your unhealthy eating habits could increase your risk of cancer as much as drinking alcohol can, new research reports.
The Tufts University study found that poor diets cause about the same number of cancer cases as alcohol…
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Try This Whole-Grain Lemony Quick Bread

THURSDAY, May 23, 2019 — If you love quick breads but crave a healthier treat, this lighter take on Grandma’s traditional recipe serves up a lemony lift. And because it calls for whole grains, dried fruit and nuts, it’s packed with goodness.
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Many 'Dehumanize' People with Obesity

THURSDAY, May 23, 2019 — Many people — including those who are overweight themselves — view people with obesity as less human or less evolved, new research reveals.
In four online studies questioning more than 1,500 participants from the United…
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Health Highlights: May 23, 2019

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
WHO Opioid Guidelines Too Lax: U.S. Lawmakers
The World Health Organization’s pain care guidelines contain false claims about the safety of…
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Health Tip: Avoid Distracted Driving

– Focus is extremely important while driving. Distractions can cause drivers of any skill level to make mistakes, says the American Association of Retired Persons.
To avoid distractions behind the wheel, AARP suggests:

Secure your cargo.
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Health Tip: Which Foods to Wash

– Fruits or vegetables with a skin should always be washed before eating. But other foods shouldn’t be washed, says the United States Department of Agriculture.
Washing raw poultry, beef, pork, lamb or veal before cooking is not a good idea, the…
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Fewer Deaths Tied to Dirty Air, But Threats Persist: Report

WEDNESDAY, May 22, 2019 — Significant but uneven improvements in air quality have greatly reduced U.S. deaths related to air pollution over the past decade, a new study shows.
But researchers are concerned that climate change and regulatory…
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