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    One Alcoholic Drink Daily May Protect Against Heart Failure

    Although excessive alcohol consumption can lead to serious health problems such as heart disease and liver disease, a new study published in the European Heart Journal suggests that drinking up to seven alcoholic drinks per week may lower the risk of developing heart failure in the future. Heart failure occurs when the heart cannot pump […] More

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    Drinking Age of 21 Confirmed to Save Lives

    Although an average of 5,000 youths under the age of 21 die from unintentional injuries, homicides, and suicides related to alcohol in the United States each year, a new review recently published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs states that alcohol-related deaths would be higher if not for the legal drinking age […] More

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    Alcohol During Pregnancy Damages Growth and Function of Placenta

    Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is the most well-known risk of drinking alcohol during pregnancy. Now new research from The University of Manchester as published in the journal PLoS One suggests that women who consume alcohol at moderate or heavy levels in the early stages of pregnancy might damage the growth and function of the placenta. […] More

  • Preventing Heat Stroke: Stay Hydrated and Avoid Sunburn

    Preventing Heat Stroke: Stay Hydrated and Avoid Sunburn

    Heat stroke is the most serious form of heat illness. Symptoms of heat stroke include high body temperature, lack of sweating, nausea and vomiting, flushed skin, rapid breathing, racing heart rate, headache, confusion, muscles cramps, muscle weakness, and unconsciousness. Heat stroke is an extremely serious condition and can result in death if not treated immediately. […] More