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Meat Lovers Beware! Tick Bites Could Be Spreading Meat Allergies

As if high cholesterol, heart disease and the potential for Mad Cow aren’t bad enough, now red meat lovers have another threat to contend with — an allergic reaction to beef potentially triggered by a bite from the common lone star tick.

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When Should Kids With ADHD Start Taking Medication?

Medicating children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is seen as controversial in some circles, but a new study suggests kids who start taking the drugs as young as 4 years old may do better academically than those who start in middle school.

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Why Don’t Pizza Chains Want to Share Calorie Information? [VIDEO]

In today’s health-conscious age, it seems a given that chain restaurants would share nutritional information to better inform their customers. And yet, several pizza restaurants, including Domino’s, Papa John’s, Little Caesars, Godfather’s Pizza and Pizza Hut, have banded together to fight legislation requiring them to post calorie content right on their menus.

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Scientists Have Discovered the Healthiest Meal You Can Possibly Eat

Food manufacturers and supermarkets like to advertise that their meals are healthy. But there can be only one “healthiest” meal, and British scientists have looked through 4,000 health claims in an effort to determine what that would be.

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How Does Feeling Lonely Affect Our Health?

We know smoking and obesity are bad for our health, but now scientists have discovered something that could be even worse: loneliness.

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Is Ecstasy Bad for You? Canadian Researcher Says, ‘Heck, No!’

It is not often that a health care professional advocates for a drug which has been known to cause extreme bouts of paranoia, frightening hallucinations and the occasional death.

So, when it does happen, it’s news.

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Dying Man Blows Life Savings On Bucket List — Then Finds Out He’s Perfectly Healthy

In May 2010, Frank was told the cancer he had been struggling with had spread to his heart and he only had a few months to live, so the 69-year old New Zealand man decided to spend his remaining days in luxury.

Bad move.

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It’s True — We Really Are More Stressed Out Now Than We Were 25 Years Ago

In the first-ever historical comparison of stress levels across the US, researchers have now determined what many of us have suspected: adults are a lot more stressed out now than they were just 25 years ago.

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New Research Reveals Unemployment Is Bad for Your Health

It seems that there might be a correlation between long-term unemployment and poor health.

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Volkswagen’s ‘Little Darth Vader’ Max Page to Undergo Open Heart Surgery

Although you probably wouldn’t recognize Max Page, you have almost certainly seen him before. The 7-year-old played miniature Darth Vader in Volkswagen’s 2011 Super Bowl ad, a spot that is among the most popular in the history of the Big Game.

After the commercial aired, Max made an appearance on ‘Today,’ where his mom revealed he had been diagnosed with a congenital heart defect at birth and has since worn a pacemaker.

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Cleveland Indians’ Closer Pukes to Celebrate Save

It’s not surprising to see athletes lose their lunch during a sporting event but its still pretty entertaining to watch.

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Experts Warn Ignoring ‘Use-By’ Dates on Food Could Make You Sick

Cash-strapped consumers are turning to a rather dangerous way to stretch their food dollars — they’re ignoring expiration dates and keeping leftovers in the fridge for longer periods of time.

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