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How many can you safely eat per day?

Let's first get this: No one needs eggs in their diet to survive – and we're not saying you should eat them. "Eggs definitely contain many beneficial nutrients, but they contain nothing that cannot be obtained in many other foods," said Thomas Sherman, Ph.D., professor of endocrinology and metabolism at Georgetown University. A well-rounded plant-based diet, plus a good vitamin …

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Vitamin B12 deficiency: Eat these foods – eggs, lean milk, ham, mussels, fortified cereals

Vitamin B12 deficiency can cause a variety of symptoms, including extreme fatigue, shortness of breath and headache. Left untreated can cause complications such as vision problems, memory loss, drops and needles and damage to parts of the nervous system. Make sure you get your daily recommended requirement for vitamin B12 can stop these health problems from developing. But what foods …

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Possible brass exposure locations identified in Oakland County

CLOSE A measles outbreak spreads over a Washington county that is known to choose not to vaccinate their children and health care professionals have explained a public health situation. USA TODAY At least 18 additional places where people may have been exposed to measles were identified Saturday in Oakland County, according to the county health department. On Thursday, the division …

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Eating mushrooms can reduce the risk of cognitive decline, study findings

Those who ate more than two standard portions (two standard portions correspond to about one half plate, researchers said) one week " have 50 percent reduced odds "to have MCI, researchers said in the study. (IStock) Eating habits can reduce the risk of developing Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), a new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease this month. …

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Anti-waxers face a crackdown from GoFundMe, Instagram and other platforms

Lindsey Bever General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news March 22 at 4:33 PM GoFundMe has joined a growing list of social media companies cracking down on anti-vaccination propaganda to help stop the spread of misinformation. The increased effort from tech giants, such as Facebook, Pinterest and YouTube, comes amid a relentless anti-vaccine movement, talk about "chickenpox parties" and …

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5 ways doctors and scientists are fighting antibiotic resistance

Since penicillin was discovered by Alexander Fleming in 1928, antibiotics have saved more than 100 million lives according to The Truth About Antibiotics a documentary from The Passionate Eye. new families of antibiotics since the mid-1980s – more than thirty years ago. And during that time, bacteria have been developing resistance to antibiotics, which means that the resistance we use …

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Team sports can help the brain protect against depression

Playing sports as a child has long been linked to improving their social skills, work ethics and respect for authority, but a new study published in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging shows that participation in the team sports In particular, can actually serve an important mental health function: protection against depression. Researchers scanned the brains of 4000 children between …

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5 in 48 Hours News Center

Friday, March 22, 2019 Gray County | by         Claire McCormack Officials say many of the overdoses are attributed to Purple Fentanyl. Health officials say there have been five overdoses in the last 48 hours. They say that's a significant increase in the number of opioid related overdoses in Gray County. They note there have also been additional three overdoses in …

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GoFundMe joins Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest in anti-wax crackdown

CLOSE The Ohio teenage boy who had national attention with his rebellion against his anti-vaccine mother, testified at Capitol Hill Tuesday about the dangers of misinformation on the internet. (March 5th) AP GoFundMe is one of the latest online platforms to interrupt anti-vaccine-related content proponents. The online fundraising service said on Friday that campaigns created on the site that promote …

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Student, 21, whose eating disorder left her suicide and BMI classified her as underweight, was told that she was "too thick to get professional help"

A young woman was denied professional help to her severe eating disorder, as she was considered "too fat" by the health club who assessed her and left her to continue self-harm and consider suicide. Sammy Halstead, from Caerphilly, Wales, went for an assessment with a community health care professional in Cardiff where she studied psychology at the university when she …

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