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Fish Oil and Vitamin D No Guard Against Cancer Or Heart Trouble

A widely anticipated study has concluded that neither vitamin D nor fish oil supplements prevent cancer or serious heart-related problems in healthy older people, according to research presented Saturday at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. Researchers defined serious heart problems as the combined rate of heart attacks, stroke and heart-related deaths. Although hundreds of studies of… Read More »

Cold Weather—More Heart Attacks

As winter approaches, most of us are doing our best to adjust to earlier nightfall and dropping temperatures. It can be hard to get motivated to do much of anything when it is so cold outside. And now, there is another reason to dislike the windy, wintry weather that will soon be upon us. New… Read More »

More than 90% of world's children breathe toxic air, affecting brain, lung and heart health

In 2016, 600,000 children were estimated to have died from acute lower respiratory infections caused by polluted air. Air pollution is one of the leading threats to health in children under 5, accounting for almost one in 10 deaths among this age group, the report reveals. “This is inexcusable. Every child should be able to… Read More »