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Which Professions Drink the Most Coffee?

Many of us enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning — but depending on your job, you may be more likely keep a pot brewing all day long.

In a survey of almost 5,000 US workers, Dunkin’ Donuts and CareerBuilder found our professions, age, and even the region in which we live can influence how much java we drink every day.

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Amazing New Wristband Technology Could Keep You from Getting Skin Cancer

During the barbecues and pool parties of summer, many people lose track of how much sun exposure they’ve had — and wind up with a nasty burn.

New technology in the form of a wristband could change that, and lower the rates of skin cancer along the way.

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West Nile Virus Discovered in Montana

A Custer county man who went to his health provider after fever-like symptoms has been diagnosed by the Department of Health and Human Services with West Nile Virus.

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10 Everyday Foods That Are Surprisingly Healthy

People are always trying to eat healthier or lose weight. The media sends out a constant onslaught of new information about what you should and shouldn’t eat.

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What’s the Real Story Behind the Phrase ‘Frog in Your Throat?’

When someone tells you that you have a frog in your throat, that person is letting you know that you sound terrible. Your voice is raspy and dry, and you’re probably having a hard time speaking.

So, is there some magical tale about how this expression came about?

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Can Exercise Eliminate Depression?

We all know working out is good for our bodies — but did you know it’s good for our emotions, too?

New research shows exercise may very well be an effective treatment for depression, especially among those with heart problems.

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CDC Study Finds That 1 in 13 Pregnant Women Drink Alcohol

It’s pretty common knowledge that pregnant women should not consume alcohol, due to the potential negative effects it could have on the fetus and its development.

However, that’s not stopping one in 13 pregnant women from drinking alcoholic beverages while with child.

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Study – Summer Makes Kids Dumber and Heavier [AUDIO]

A new study says summer is making kids dumber and heavier.

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Can Being Too Fat Actually Be Healthier Than Being Too Thin?

Much ink has been spilled about studies detailing the health risks associated with being overweight.

And while there is no doubt that severe obesity can lead to a litany of medical problems, a new study suggests that moderately overweight people are still pretty healthy. So, what’s the skinny on this phenomenon?

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How Much Weight Do Ex-Smokers Put On After Quitting?

Since nicotine is an appetite suppressant and a stimulant, a fear of weight gain is one reason many smokers cite for refusing to quit.

And a new report stating ex-smokers pack on more pounds than previously thought probably won’t help matters any — but all may not be as it seems.

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