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    Four Cups of Coffee Daily Reduces Melanoma Risk by 20 Percent

    Good news for coffee lovers! New research published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute suggests that drinking coffee could reduce the risk of melanoma skin cancer by 20 percent. Previous studies have suggested that coffee consumption offers a protective effect against non-melanoma skin cancers. For the present study, researchers from the National Cancer […] More

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    Energy Drinks and Children Create Dangerous Cocktail

    Energy drinks containing high levels of caffeine have gained in popularly over recent years. But children and energy drinks should not mix. Although marketed towards teens and young adults, the beverages account for 40 percent of calls related to children under the age of 6 consuming caffeinated energy drinks to poison control centers in the […] More

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    Energy Drinks Alter Heart Function Significantly

    Energy drinks have gained popularity in recent years. However, a new study published by the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) indicates that even healthy adults who consume energy drinks have “significantly increased” heart rates an hour after consumption. Although teens and young adults have traditionally been the largest consumers of energy drinks, individuals from […] 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