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The US Not in the Top 10 Best Countries to Raise a Child In

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US News has revealed its traditional ranking of countries where it is best to live when you have children. The top 3 countries are European. But no, the US is not even in the top 10. US News has just revealed its ranking of the...

Snapchat Dysmorphia Is Sending Demand for Plastic Surgery through the Roof

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Plastic surgeons are warning of a new phenomenon called Snapchat Dysmorphia. It refers to people who are so fond of selfies that they want to look like improved versions of themselves through photographic filters in this app. This is an alarming trend for plastic surgeons...

Bamboo Cups Are Dangerous to Your Health

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According to the German Federal Institute for Toxic Risk Assessment (BfR), when exposed to hot liquids, bamboo cups release compounds classified as carcinogens. While plastic coffee cups are responsible for 36,000 tons of waste per year, more and more people are turning to bamboo cups,...

Training for a Marathon Can Rejuvenate the Arteries of Novice Runners

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When a beginner trains to run his first marathon, the stiffness in his arteries decreases by the equivalent of four years. The benefits of sport are regularly praised by science. Today, a new study is once again highlighting the benefits of exercise, especially running. According...

Human Growth Hormone (HGH): Uses, Side Effects and Abuses

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Some people turn to a substance called human growth hormone (HGH) in the hope that it will make them look and feel young again. But experts say that hope is unfounded. What's worse, these products can be harmful. HGH, produced by the pituitary gland, stimulates...

In Winter a Penis Can Shrink by as Much as 50%

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In winter, the length of the penis can decrease by as much as 50% and lose up to 30% of its girth. This biological reaction dates back to the time when man still lived outside in nature. In the winter months, the length of the...

The Average Size of an Erect Penis Uncovered

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Many men who believe they have a small penis would be completely normal, according to a recent study. The existential question that haunts all men: What is the average size of a penis? Based on dozens of studies on the subject (the oldest dating back...

Plastic Surgery: Young People Increasingly Addicted to Botox

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The use of Botox exploded among young Americans, who would develop an addictive relationship with the product, according to one researcher. Botox addiction Addiction seems unusual but is slowly taking hold of American society, according to the work of a University of Louisiana researcher who is...

Some Wrinkles on the Forehead Can Help Identify People at Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

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A French study shows for the first time a link between forehead wrinkles and atherosclerosis, a disease that increases the risk of cardiovascular accidents. Therefore, simple screening of people at risk could be implemented to prevent the aggravation of this common arterial disease. The new...

Replacement of Red Meat With Vegetable Protein Reduces the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

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A large meta-analysis, including several studies, concluded that replacing red meat with healthy plant proteins, such as legumes or nuts, would greatly reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. For several years now, researchers have been warning against excessive consumption of red meat. Numerous studies have pointed...