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Drinking Eight Glasses of Water a Day Is Nothing But a Big Fat Myth

Conventional wisdom has long held that eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day are necessary to keep a body healthy and hydrated. But, health experts now say this is a myth and that people should should simply drink when they’re thirsty, instead.

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Is Sharing a Bed with a Partner Actually Good for You?

Sleeping in the same bed with a partner can sometimes be a pain, especially if one of you steals blankets or you can’t agree on how hot or cold the room should be.

But a growing body of research suggests sharing a bed can actually be good for your health.

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Should Supersized Drinks Be Banned? — Survey of the Day

Last week, New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg announced a proposal which would ban certain sugary drinks over 16 ounces in the city.

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Disney Takes a Surprising Stand By Banning Junk Food Ads Aimed at Children

In an effort to promote healthier eating, the Walt Disney company said on Tuesday that it’s banning junk food ads on its TV channels, radio stations and websites intended for children — and first lady Michelle Obama has given the plan her stamp of approval.

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California Mulls a $1 Tax on Cigarettes — Do You Support the Idea? [VIDEO]

Some people really like to smoke, while most who do are simply addicted to nicotine and can’t stop. And then there are those who hate cigarettes, smokers, smoke and the smell that comes with smoking, not to mention the enormous health problems and financial costs associated with this vice.

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Do Men or Women Have the Germiest Offices?

You may already know where to find the dirtiest places in an office, but when gender is considered, whose offices are more germy — men’s or women’s?

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Can Secondhand Smoke Actually Make You Diabetic and Obese?

In the first study of its kind, scientists have used blood markers to determine that non-smokers exposed to secondhand smoke could have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes and obesity.

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Americans Would Rather Deal with the Agony of Doing Taxes Than Make Healthy Food Choices

Which do you think is easier — doing your own taxes or trying to figure out how to make healthy sections in your diet?

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New Study Suggests Aspirin May Reduce Risk of Skin Cancer [VIDEO]

Those obsessed with tanning, like Patricia Krentcil and the cast of ‘Jersey Shore,’ may have little to fear in terms of skin cancer provided they take an aspirin a day, says a new report published in the health journal Cancer.

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This Year’s Mosquito Season Could Be the Worst in Decades [VIDEO]

If you thought mosquitoes were bad last year, brace yourselves.

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