Apart from smoking and alcohol, parents’ health including obesity and poor diet can have a strong impact on the growth and development of their children before their conception. Recent research findings show that smoking, alcohol intake, caffeine intake, diet, obesity and malnutrition in either or both parents increases the child’s risk of developing heart attacks, […]

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Everybody wants to get healthier and live a disease-free life. Rarely does anyone think about protecting and maintaining the healthy functioning of their lungs. Respiratory diseases like Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Asthma, etc. have become the third most leading causes of death in the last decade. Just like your heart, joints and other parts […]

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Ageing is inevitable and irreversible. Nonetheless, you can prolong the onset of ageing by making a few simple changes in your lifestyle. 1. Eat Healthy – A diet full of refined carbs and sugar will accelerate ageing. Control your meal portions and drink a lot of water. 2. Exercise – Regular exercise has a lot […]

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A recent study of more than 50,000 participants over 8 years has found that smoking may increase the risk of hearing loss significantly. The data from annual health checkups were analyzed by the researchers from Japan’s National Center for Global Health and Medicine. The data also included audio testing and a health-related questionnaire. The effects […]

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The dangers of inactivity have become increasingly well-recognized. Obesity is just one side effect of insufficient movement. The scientific literature has linked inactivity to a whole host of diseases and ailments. For example, physical inactivity raises your risk of general ill health by 114 percent, your risk of Alzheimer’s disease by 82 percent, and your […]

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Nearly 40 million adults in the U.S. smoke cigarettes.1 It is the leading cause of preventable death, accounting for 1 out of every 5 deaths in the U.S.2 Although smoking has declined by 4 percent over nine years, sales of e-cigarettes have risen an amazing 143 times from $20 million to $2.875 billion in sales […]

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