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Lance Armstrong in Purgatory: The After-Life

After a great fall, what do we remember? We remember the cheating, and the lies. We remember the cult of personality that we eagerly embraced, and then felt betrayed by. But what of the man who fell? What about the work he didn't cheat at? What about the 16 years Lance Armstrong spent building a …

Treating gum disease linked to improvements in other conditions

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who were treated for periodontal disease had lower healthcare costs and fewer hospitalizations for other medical conditions compared to those whose gum disease went untreated, a new study has found.<p>“We were very surprised at the magnitude of the results,” Dr. …

Canola oil-enriched diet may benefit people with diabetes

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Switching to a diet low in simple sugars and high in healthy fats, like the types found in canola oil, could help people with type 2 diabetes control their blood sugar, according to a new study.<p>People with type 2 diabetes who were advised to follow a diet with a low …

Merck nausea drug works in children in late-stage trial

(Reuters) - Merck & Co Inc said its drug for treating chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, Emend, was shown to be more effective than a placebo in a late-stage trial in children.<p>The company said it plans to file for marketing approval for Emend in the U.S. for the new pediatric formulation in …

'Princess' Eugenie aiming for Wimbledon coronation

LONDON (Reuters) - Named after a British princess and tipped by John McEnroe as a Wimbledon queen-in-waiting, there are not many things that intimidate Eugenie Bouchard.<p>Eugenie Bouchard of Canada reacts after defeating Alize Cornet of France in their women's singles tennis match at the Wimbledon …

More evidence that moderate drinking may benefit the heart

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Two large studies published in June, one covering 52 countries around the globe and the other from Scandinavia, link low-to-moderate alcohol consumption to reduced risk of heart attack or a life-threatening flaw in the main artery from the heart.<p>The protective effects of …

Too much TV tied to premature death

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Not all sitting is the same, according to a new study from Spain that found adults who watch three or more hours of TV per day may double their risk of early death compared to those who watch less.<p>Similar amounts of time spent sitting while driving or using a computer …

In school-work transition, sleep changes may be jarring

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For recent college grads who are used to staying up late and sleeping in, switching to a regular job schedule might make it harder to function during the day, according to a small new study from Japan.<p>“We expected these results before the survey because some studies …

Cameron enlists ex-Goldman economist in global superbug fight

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron called on Wednesday for global action to tackle the threat of drug-resistant superbugs and said Britain planned to take a leading role in finding ways to spur the development of new antibiotics.<p>Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron holds a news …

Injuries responsible for most deaths during first decades of life

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More Americans die from injuries and violence before age 30 years than from any other cause, according to U.S. health officials.<p>The top reasons for those deaths, they found, include car crashes, falls, drug overdoses and firearm-related homicides and suicides.<p>Doctors and …

Walking may ease Parkinson’s symptoms, study suggests

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Going for regular brisk walks may improve symptoms among people with Parkinson’s disease and boost their quality of life, according to a preliminary study.<p>“Exercise is medicine for Parkinson’s,” Jay Alberts, from the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute in Ohio, …

17 Amazing Benefits of Lemongrass Essential Oil

Lemongrass essential oil reduces pain and inflammation in muscles, joints and teeth, helps in bringing down fever, increases urination, and acts as …

20 Uses for Peppermint Essential Oil

Supports gastrointestinal system comfort.*<p>Apply some after each meal!<p>Wake up your body<p>Placing a few drops of Peppermint essential oil under your nose …

Summer Beauty Must-Haves: Model Edition

Six top models share their summer getaways and the beauty products they'll been storing in their carry-ons.<p>Six top models share their summer getaways and the beauty products they'll be storing in their carry-ons.

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The 5 Best Apps to Up Your Insta-Game

Getting more likes on your Instagram photos could be as easy as adding one of these apps to your routine.<p>It's Instagram's Valencia-filtered world and we just live in it—so why not play the game? Curating a great Instagram gallery requires thought and serious attention to detail, and there's nothing …