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Can Your Height Actually Increase Your Risk for Heart Disease?

December 27,2016 Did you hear the latest? Apparently height could impact your health! Perhaps you saw the news report last week about a new study linking height to heart disease. The study, which was reported in The New England Journal of Medicine, looked at over 200,000 people and found that ...

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Medallist Feyisa Lilesa fails to return to Ethiopia after Olympics protest

Wednesday 24 August 2016 Reported by The Guardian The Olympic marathon silver medallist Feyisa Lilesa has failed to return toEthiopia despite assurances he would not be punished for his Rio protest over political repression in his country. An AFP journalist at the airport in Addis Ababa said Lilesa was not ...

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Haile Gebrselassie retires after Great Manchester Run

11/05/2015 Haile Gebrselassie has announced his retirement from competitive running. The 42-year-old Ethiopian confirmed his decision after finishing 16th in the Great Manchester Run on Sunday. It brings to an end a 25-year career in which he claimed two Olympic gold medals, eight World Championship victories and set 27 world ...

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Health Benefits of Lemons

1. Lemons are alkalizing for the body: Lemons are acidic to begin with but they are alkaline-forming on body fluids helping to restore balance to the body’s pH. 2. Lemons are rich in vitamin C and flavonoids that work against infections like the flu and colds. 3. Your liver loves ...

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Health Benefits from Eating Tomatoes

1. Tomatoes are good for your skin. Tomatoes contain a high level of lycopene, which is a substance that is used in some of the more pricy facial cleansers that are available for purchase over-the-counter. If you want to try tomatoes for skin care, you need to start with about ...

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Shorter People More at Risk From Heart Disease Says Study

April 12/04/2015 “If you’re 6ft 1in, you still need to stop smoking” A study of nearly 200,000 men and women found that shorter people have a higher risk of heart diseasethan their taller counterparts. Every 2.5 inches up reduce the risk of heart disease by 13.5 percent, according to the ...

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Diet Drinks Linked To Expanding Waistlines In Older Adults

April 10/04/2015   After following the lives of almost 500 older adults for several years, researchers found that increasing diet soda consumption is linked to escalating abdominal obesity. According to the study, those who drank diet soda every day experienced an increase in waist circumference that was three times greater ...

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