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Are you looking forward to the traditional holiday meals? Tis’ the season to gain weight! With Thanksgiving and Christmas on the horizon, the majority of Americans are looking forward to a festive feast, with turkey, side dishes, and pumpkin pie. Eating more than usual for a week may not be bad, as long as people exercise regularly, too.


High-fat diets have long been known to increase the risk for medical problems, including heart disease and stroke, but there is growing concern that diets high in fat might also increase the risk for depression and other psychiatric disorders.


Just One Season of Playing Football Changes a Child’s Brain You don’t have to be a seasoned football player to sustain brain damage from the game. Scientists found tiny changes in the white matter of young boys who played just one season of football. According to USA Football, there are approximately 3 million youth participating […]



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