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Is ingestible collagen the fountain of youth? Maybe

Is ingestible collagen the fountain of youth? Maybe

As you age, a glance in the mirror may reveal a few fine lines, wrinkles, age spots and sagging skin. You may become more worried about the thickness of your hair, your creaking joints or a loss of muscle. Ingestible collagen, the protein supplement that’s skyrocketed in popularity, is said to help improve all of…MORE

Like it or not, science backs up your teen’s love of the snooze button

Like it or not, science backs up your teen’s love of the snooze button

In the battle between the adolescent penchant for hitting the snooze button and parental desire to rush them onto an early morning school bus, experts say science is increasingly siding with the snooze. The biological clock of teens is shifted, Dr. Mary Carskadon, director of the Sleep and Chronobiology Research Lab at EP Bradley Hospital,…MORE

New vaping study links e-liquids to some lung inflammation

New vaping study links e-liquids to some lung inflammation

A new study suggests that vaping e-liquids, specifically propylene glycol and glycerin, may lead to some inflammation in the lungs — but more research is needed to determine just how much inflammation may occur over a prolonged period of time. The study, published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research on Wednesday, found that in people…MORE

Top 34 bestselling ‘fruit’ drinks for kids deemed unhealthy

Top 34 bestselling ‘fruit’ drinks for kids deemed unhealthy

Americans spent $1.4 billion on the most popular brands of children’s fruit drinks and flavored waters last year. Yet according to nutritional guidelines, none of the drinks were healthy. Why would loving parents do this? Perhaps because US beverage companies spent $20.7 million to advertise fun, fruity drinks with added sugars to families in 2018,…MORE

A third person has died after a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in North Carolina

A third person has died after a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in North Carolina

A third person has died from an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in North Carolina, state health officials said. None of the victims has been identified by authorities and health officials have not discussed the circumstances of their deaths. In recent weeks, health officials have confirmed 140 cases among people who attended the NC Mountain State…MORE

Climate crisis raises risk of more Ebola outbreaks

Climate crisis raises risk of more Ebola outbreaks

The climate crisis is going to raise the risk that Ebola will spread farther and reach areas previously unaffected by the virus, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications. The study found that the climate crisis will bring a 1.75 to 3.2-fold increase in the rate at which the deadly virus…MORE