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Your Busy Street Could Be the Reason for Your Weight Gain

Your Busy Street Could Be the Reason for Your Weight Gain

If you’ve been packing on the pounds, your home address could be as much to blame than your poutine addiction. Swedish researchers have reported that exposure to noise from traffic, trains, and planes is linked to a larger waistline. Basically, our...
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Thousands Sign Petition for Removal of London “Body Shaming” Ad Asking if Your Beach Body is Ready

People are not happy about an ad in the London Underground. Not. At. All. The posters – which are being slammed for body shaming – have been defaced many times, and an online petition calling for the removal of the ad has already been signed by almost 45,000 people
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Hawaii Will (Hopefully) Become the First State to Raise the Smoking Age to 21

Any measure to curb smoking – especially among young people – is worthwhile. Hawaii is set to become the first state to raise the minimum age for smoking to 21 if a bill that has already been passed by lawmakers is signed into law by Gov. David Ige
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Scientists Discover Birth Control Pill Could Be Altering the Structure of Your Brain

The birth control pill could be altering your brain structure. Scientists at UCLA have found that women who take contraceptive pills experience thinner portions of the brain that are responsible for regulating emotions, which can lead to an increased risk of both anxiety and depression
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