Health News Briefs: No, really Ė Donít Shop When Youíre Hungry: Study, Pet Ownership Linked With Better Heart Health, Fed Up With Food Allergies? American Medical ID


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Health News Brief

June 18. 2013   

No, really Ė Donít Shop When Youíre Hungry: Study
A new study offers evidence to support what many people have learned for themselves: never go grocery shopping when youíre hungry.
Source: JAMA Internal Medicine Read More

Pet Ownership Linked With Better Heart Health
It's official: Pets really are good for your health. According to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association, "pet ownership, particularly dog ownership, may be reasonable for reduction in CVD [cardiovascular disease] risk".
Source: American Heart Association Read More

Air Pollution Raises Risk Of Diabetes Precursor In Kids
Exposure to air pollution raises the risk of resistance to insulin, a typical warning sign of diabetes, according to a study of almost 400 German children.
Source: European Association For The Study Of Diabetes Read More

Fed Up With Food Allergies?
If you have food allergies, you know eating even a bit of your trigger food can cause a reaction, from mild (hives, itchy mouth) to severe (trouble swallowing, shortness of breath, even loss of consciousness). The only prevention: Avoid the trigger food. And thatís easier said than done.
Source: The Doctors Read More

Why We Can't Stop Eating Frosting From The Can
Your brain makes you unconsciously like caloric foods even if they're not delicious, study finds.
Source: Current Biology Read More


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