As many of you know, eating processed food can lead to obesity, heart disease and diabetes in adults. But you may be surprised to learn the harmful effects of junk food on children. A recent study revealed that kids who eat junk food three times a week have a higher risk of developing asthma and eczema.
Researchers studied 50 countries and found that teenagers who ate fast food such as burgers three times a week or more were 39 percent more likely to get severe asthma. Younger kids were 27 percent more at risk. It is believed that the high saturated fat levels in food such as burgers lower children’s immune systems.
Want to know what foods can protect against these diseases? Read this article to find out more.
Rx: Resist the impulse to delay care-people aged 18 to 64 who delay medical care end up having more serious conditions and ultimately more expensive care. Read the recent New York Times article to find out more about how Census Figures Show that Doctor Visits are Dropping.
There are many different factors that can cause hearing loss, but you may be surprised to learn that the medication you’re taking could be contributing to the problem.
According to a recent study, researchers found that the more often a woman took ibuprofen or acetaminophen, the higher her risk for hearing loss.
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Do you think your skin is safe indoors? Think again!
Energy saving light bulbs emit UV radiation and may harm your skin cells.
DID YOU KNOW: The motivating music in your favorite spin class may cause permanent hearing damage. Check out what the New York Times has to say.
Does your throat hurt when you sing? If so, you may not only have difficulty controlling the pitch, volume or quality of your voice, but you may injure your vocal chords.
Think Jessica Sanchez on Idol Top 3.
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