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By WebMD A healthy body temperature is maintained by the nervous system. As the body temperature increases, the body tries to maintain its normal temperature by transferring heat. Sweating and blood flow to the skin (thermoregulation) help us keep our bodies cool. A heat-related illness occurs when our bodies can no longer transfer enough heat...

By Marilynn Larkin A new lozenge containing the amino acid L-cysteine is an effective, non-toxic smoking-cessation product, according to researchers in Finland. At least two U.S. experts are not convinced, however. The study was conducted by Dr. Kari Syrjanen who, along with five coauthors, works in Helsinki for...

By Lynn Erdman There is something about seeing a mom hold her baby for the first time that never gets old. Everything about that moment, from the way she’s cuddling her baby, to seeing her stroke his or her head — you just know she wants...

By Markham Heid   Not many foods contain the nutritious trio of protein, probiotics and healthy fats—but yogurt does. And people can't get enough. The North American yogurt market churned up more than $11 billion in profits in 2015 and is expected to reach nearly $15 billion by 2024. This yogurt boom...

By Amanda MacMillan   Regular exercise may offer some protection against Alzheimer's disease, even for people who are genetically at risk, according to recent research. In the study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, people who did more moderate-intensity physical activity were more likely to have healthy patterns of...



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