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Working the Late Shift Could Give You a Heart Attack

While some may prefer the relative quiet of working the late shift, a new study says that after-hours work may be bad for your health.

In fact, the study says, working the graveyard shift may actually give you a heart attack or stroke.

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These Milkshakes Can Stop Your Heart Just From Looking at Them

Milkshakes might make for the ultimate summer treat but they can be among the unhealthiest. In fact, a Baskin-Robbins Oreo flavored milkshake once earned the dishonor of being dubbed the “Most Unhealthy Food in America.” The only reason it won is because these weren’t part of the submission process.

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Americans Prove They’ve Got a Long Way to Go When It Comes to Taking Care of Their Teeth

How much do you know about oral hygiene? Odds are, not much. After 1,500 people took the American Dental Association’s first oral health quiz, their overall grade was a dismal ‘D.’

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How Much Sleep Should You Get to Keep Your Memory Sharp?

We all know getting too little sleep isn’t good for us, but did you know getting too much shuteye can make your memory worse, too?

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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.

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Amigo’s Helping Amarillo to Stay Healthy at Their Health Fair This Saturday

Amigos Supermarket will be having a health fair this Saturday at their location, 3300 I-4O East.

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Could the Samples at Cosmetics Counters Make You Sick?

For a woman, visiting a cosmetics counter to try new products can be a lot of fun, but new tests have revealed many of the sample bottles and compacts on display could be harboring yeast, mold and dangerous bacteria strains.

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Man Catches ‘The Black Death’ After Saving Mouse from Cat

As definitive proof that no good deed goes unpunished, an unidentified Oregon man in his 50s has contracted the plague after rescuing a mouse from the jaws of a cat. Gah! Next time, just let nature take its course, pal.

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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 column–that lists many of America’s most popular restaurants with the purpose of letting you know just how badly the employees of that restaurant are treated.

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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.

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It’s Allergy Season, A Few Easy Remedies That Won’t Break the Pocket Book

It is allergy season, spring is in bloom and pollen and dirt and all that good stuff is in the air and wreaking havoc on those who have allergies.

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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 stress.

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