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Plastic Surgery: Not So Pretty

Considering a new face in the new year? Wait a minute, because a new study says the plastic surgery on your face may not make you look more attractive or younger to others. Bummer! It […]

01/13/2014

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Smoking Pot May Cause ‘Man Boobs’

Can smoking marijuana give guys “man boobs”? It sounds kind of out there, but one metro Detroit plastic surgeon says, maybe. Dr. Anthony Youn, with Youn Plastic Surgery in Troy, says smoking pot can lower […]

01/06/2014

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Bullying Affects EVERYONE

There’s new evidence that bullying can lead to serious mental health problems later in life. British researchers say exposure to bullying during childhood leads to an increased risk of paranoia and schizophrenia in adulthood, regardless […]

01/06/2014

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Sleep Apnea Treatment Improves Your Golf Game

Golfers are always looking for a way to improve their game — but this one also has some serious health benefits. A new study suggests treating obstructive sleep apnea with continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP therapy, improves golf performance in […]

01/06/2014

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Naps Make Happier And Smarter Kids

DENVER (CBS4) – Most caregivers know that an hour nap means a happier child, but a new study shows another benefit to a midday rest. Children at the Bright Horizons Preschool in Manhattan, N.Y. go down for […]

11/15/2013

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Gyms Are Cranking The Heat During ‘Hot’ Workouts

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — One of the hottest fitness trends in the country has instructors turning up the heat and is leaving gym goers drenched. The trend puts participants in rooms that range from a toasty 82-degrees […]

11/15/2013

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Study: Men Burn More Calories, Energy During Sex Than Women

Montreal (CBS ATLANTA) – Men expend significantly more energy and burn more calories during sexual intercourse than their female partners. A study from the University of Quebec in Montreal studied 21 heterosexual couples between the ages […]

11/06/2013

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Debunking The Five Second Rule

In my mind, it’s one of the most important “medical rules” in existence: the “five-second rule.” An unwritten law dictating that if a food or other consumable item is dropped onto the floor, it may […]

11/06/2013

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Study: Chicken Nuggets Contain Fat, Cartilage, Pieces Of Bone

JACKSON, Miss. (CBS Houston) – We have all wondered what exactly is in a chicken nugget, now with the help of researchers we may have found out the answer. Researchers examined chicken nuggets and found that […]

11/06/2013