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Mar 14 2016
GRETCHEN REYNOLDS  FEBRUARY 24, 2016 5:45 AM February 24, 2016 5:45 am   Credit Getty Images The relationship between exercise and cancer has long both intrigued and puzzled oncologists and exercise physiologists. Exercise is strongly associated with lowered risks for many types of cancer. In epidemiological studies, people who regularly exercise generally prove to...
Mar 13 2016
It’s no surprise that air pollution can affect your health, but did you know that indoor air is 2 to 5 times more polluted than outdoor air? Have you ever thought about how much time you spend inside? The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that people spend roughly 90% of their time indoors. Because of this, the EPA also ranks indoor air pollution as one of...
Mar 12 2016
From The Scientist A mouse study reveals how chronic stress remodels lymphatic vasculature to facilitate the spread of tumor cells. By Catherine Offord | March 1, 2016 Green fluorescently-tagged nanospheres flow through a lymph vessel from an unstressed mouse (top) and a mouse that has been administered the stress hormone norepinephrine (bottom). Scale bar: 20 μmNATURE...
Mar 11 2016
A shopper looks through the bagel selection in a Los Angeles store. Breads, frozen foods and other ultra-processed foods make up 58% of calories eaten by Americans and provide 90% of our added sugars, according to a new study. (Jamie Rector / For the Times) Karen Kaplan   Researchers who have analyzed America’s eating habits say they can sum up what’s wrong with...
Mar 7 2016
March 2, 2016 11:31 AM Filed Under: In-N-Out Burger   (credit: Shutterstock) IRVINE (CBSLA.com) — Iconic Southern California chain In-N-Out Burger will end the use of beef raised with antibiotics, the company said in a statement. Known for using fresh meat and produce in its classic hamburger and Double-Double for more than 60 years, In-N-Out “is...

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