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Reduced-calorie diet shows signs of slowing ageing in people

Most comprehensive study yet demonstrates that cutting people’s energy intake turns down their metabolism.

Source: Reduced-calorie diet shows signs of slowing ageing in people

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The Plastic in Your Bottled Water

Do you drink bottled water because you believe it is cleaner and purer than tap water?  Um…U.S. researchers recently tested 259 bottled waters from 11 different brands across nine countries.  Brands included Aquafina, Dasani, Evian, Nestle Pure Life and San Pellegrino.  The researchers found tha

Source: Agilent Technologies Blog The Plastic in Your Bottled Water

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Well-Being Index shows zero states improved in 2017

It was “a rotten year for wellbeing for America,” said Dan Witters, Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index research director. Purpose (liking what you do and going after goals), social (having supportive relationships and love), financial (economic life reduces stress and increases security), community (liking where you live) and physical (having good health and energy).

Source: Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index shows zero states improved in 2017

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Parents Find Kids’ Weight Report Cards Hard to Swallow

“Schools are a critical link in improving the health of children through programs such as BMI health reports,” they wrote. Schools across the country are issuing special report cards that assess a student’s weight and health — but parents often don’t believe what they’re seeing, a small study shows.

Source: Parents Find Kids’ Weight Report Cards Hard to Swallow

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USPSTF Recommendation: Screening for Ovarian Cancer | ‘No’ to Ovarian Cancer Screening: Harms Outweigh Benefits

This 2018 Recommendation Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force recommends against screening for ovarian cancer in asymptomatic women (D recommendation).

Source: USPSTF Recommendation: Screening for Ovarian Cancer | Cancer Screening, Prevention, Control | JAMA | The JAMA Network