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A Plant Based Diet Reduces Risk of Heart Disease

Sep
23

Date: September 23rd, 2016

The Study on Dietary Habits

European researchers looked at the dietary habits of more than 450,000 people and they concluded that the people who had diets that consisted of 70% whole grains, beans, legumes, fruits, nuts, and fresh vegetables had a twenty percent lower risk of developing heart disease.
Of the people that ate the higher vegetable diet, the overall weight was lower than the weights of people who ate diets containing more meat and fewer vegetables.

Heavy Use of Marijuana may Alter Brain Development

Sep
22

Date: September 22nd, 2016

The Hippocampus

The hippocampus is a brain portion that plays a large role in the mammals that have them. The hippocampus is shaped like a seahorse. There are two of these in each mammal brain. On each side of the brain, there is a hippocampus.
The hippocampus is a part of the limbic system. They act to help short term memories make the transition into long term memories.
The hippocampus are located beneath the cerebral cortex in humans.

Raising the Legal Age to Buy Tobacco will save Lives

Sep
21

Date: September 21st, 2016

Legal Age to Purchase Tobacco

In the majority of states, a person that is 18 years of age can buy tobacco legally. In Alabama, Utah, New Jersey, and Alaska, people must be 21 years of age to purchase tobacco products.

Statistics on Smokers

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention bout 18% of the adult population use cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, hookahs, and cigars. That equals about 42 million people in the United States.
According to the data available to the Attorney General this means that about 5.6 million people will die prematurely from tobacco related diseases.
The majority of smokers, roughly 95% of them began to smoke before they reach the age of 21.

Hidden causes of Depression

Sep
20

Date: September 20th, 2016

Depression

Depression is a mental and physical illness. People who are depressed to respond by not being physically active, they are tired and fatigued, they have headaches, sleep disorders, a change in bowel habits, a lack of appetite, and they are uninterested in life. The condition of depression can cause more health concerns like heart conditions, and strokes.

What Lies do People tell their Doctors?

Sep
19

Date: September 19th, 2016

Telling a white lie to your doctor

Every small detail matter when you are talking about your health. Your doctor cannot diagnose your condition, or the severity of your condition, if they do not have all of the information you have. One small detail might mean the differences between an early detection of as life threatening condition, and death.

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