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Results from a recent research study show that introducing a vaping prevention program to middle schools has reduced the number of students vaping. Vaping has been declared a public health crisis as the number of students choosing to smoke electronic cigarettes rises. Between 2017 and 2018 electronic cigarette use increased by 78% in high school
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Bright light exposure synchronizes the central circadian clock in our brains, whereas proper meal timing helps sync the timing of the clock genes throughout the rest of our body. Subscribe to NutritionFacts.org’s free newsletter at https://nutritionfacts.org/subscribe and receive recipes developed by the NF staff that will fuel your fitness goals. If light exposure and meal
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On the Mayo Clinic Radio program, Dr. Mikel Prieto, a Mayo Clinic transplant surgeon, explains living kidney donation. Feb. 14th is recognized as National Donor Day. This interview originally aired Feb. 8, 2020. Learn more about living kidney donation: https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/living-donor-kidney-transplant/pyc-20384838?mc_id=us&utm_source=newsnetwork&utm_medium=l&utm_content=content&utm_campaign=mayoclinic&geo=national&placementsite=enterprise&cauid=100721&_ga=2.168548065.173544330.1580597712-382127956.1576426874
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On the Mayo Clinic Radio program, Dr. Susan Cullinan, a Mayo Clinic emergency medicine physician, shares tips for avoiding winter safety hazards such as carbon monoxide poisoning, frostbite, and winter falls. This interview originally aired Feb. 8, 2020. Learn more about carbon monoxide poisoning: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/carbon-monoxide/symptoms-causes/syc-20370642?mc_id=us&utm_source=newsnetwork&utm_medium=l&utm_content=content&utm_campaign=mayoclinic&geo=national&placementsite=enterprise&cauid=100721&_ga=2.236492353.173544330.1580597712-382127956.1576426874 Learn more about frostbite: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/frostbite/symptoms-causes/syc-20372656?mc_id=us&utm_source=newsnetwork&utm_medium=l&utm_content=content&utm_campaign=mayoclinic&geo=national&placementsite=enterprise&cauid=100721&_ga=2.236492353.173544330.1580597712-382127956.1576426874 Learn more about avoiding winter
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For medical school, you apply to multiple schools, hopefully get several acceptances, and choose the program that you like most. For residency, it’s not so straightforward. Instead, you’ll be using the NRMP Match and it’s Nobel Prize winning algorithm. Here’s how it works. 💌 Sign up for my weekly newsletter – https://medschoolinsiders.com/newsletter 🌍 Website &
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When people think about potential causes of cardiovascular disease, they often think about the factors that are linked to a poor lifestyle. However, cardiovascular diseases may also be caused during fetal development. One of the most common, is left ventricular non-compaction (LVNC). Defined as a type of genetic heart disease that manifests during fetal development,
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The myth that plant proteins are incomplete, necessitating protein combining, was debunked by the scientific nutrition community decades ago. Subscribe to NutritionFacts.org’s free newsletter at https://nutritionfacts.org/subscribe and receive recipes developed by the NF staff that will fuel your fitness goals. I cover protein quantity in my Do Vegetarians Get Enough Protein? video (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/do-vegetarians-get-enough-protein). For more
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A recent study looked at the effects of problematic internet use on motivation for studying, anxiety, depression, and loneliness. Since the increase in the prevalence of laptops, smartphones, and other technological devices within classrooms, researchers have devised numerous studies investigating how technology and the internet affect study habits. Confusion and uncertainty have sparked a debate
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Bitter melon, or bitter gourd, has served as a traditional Indian remedy for centuries. Recently, bitter melon extract supplements have been gaining popularity as an alternative medication for diabetes. Now, new research in mice seems to suggest that bitter melon extract may help fight cancer. Bitter melon (Momordica charantia), also known as bitter gourd, is
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Recent research shows risks associated with cannabis exposure during pregnancy. Cannabis, also known as marijuana, is used for medicinal and recreational purposes. A new study, published in Scientific Reports reported that exposure to Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a principal psychoactive component in cannabis, during pregnancy can lead to substantial effects on fetal development. The researchers incorporated human
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