Health

How Much Weight Do Ex-Smokers Put On After Quitting?
Since nicotine is an appetite suppressant and a stimulant, a fear of weight gain is one reason many smokers cite for refusing to quit.
And a new report stating ex-smokers pack on more pounds than previously thought probably won’t help matters any — but all may not be as it seems…
What Are America’s Worst Restaurants for Workers?
It appears that no matter how delicious the food at your favorite restaurant seems to be, it has nothing to do with how the business operates on the inside. Recently, a pro-worker group called Restaurant Opportunities Centers United produced a guide–mentioned in NY Times Columnist Mark Bittman‘s col…
What Disease Could Be Making a Surprise Comeback?
Thought to be eliminated in the US since 2000, the number of measles cases spiked last year to 222, the highest number in 15 years. Not surprisingly, the majority of those affected did not receive the measles vaccine, said a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Best Ways To Deal With Stress-Lori’s Top 5
I'll be honest with you. I have been going through a stressful situation in my life. I don't think I have been handling my stress very well because it is starting to effect my health. I sprouted the worst migraine that I have ever had in my life yesterday and I realized that it was stre…
Chia Pet Seeds the New Health Food? [VIDEO]
At some point in time, we have all had the cute little terra cotta animal come into our lives.  We mix up the little mud packet with the tiny little seeds and spread it all over that little terra cotta animal and watch it grow.   Yes, I am talking about the Ch-Ch-Chia Pet.  It is a new day and age a…

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