Health News Brief: Spending An Extra Three Minutes At The Dinner Table Can Help Keep Children Thin, Go Orange! Beta Carotene May Protect Against Genetic Risk For Type 2 Diabetes, People With Egg Allergy Can Safely Get Flu Shot American Medical ID

 

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Health News Brief

January 29. 2013   

Spending an Extra Three Minutes At The Dinner Table Can Help Keep Children Thin
Parents can improve their children's weight by simply keeping them longer at the dinner table, according to a new study.
Source: Economics and Human Biology Read More

After-Meal Exercise May Reduce Heart Disease Risk
A high-fat meal may not be quite as bad for your body if you exercise shortly afterward, a small study from Japan suggests.
Source: Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise Read More

Go Orange! Beta Carotene May Protect Against Genetic Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
Beta carotene, the nutrient that gives red and orange fruits and vegetables their color, might lower a person's risk for type 2 diabetes if they have a certain genetic predisposition for the disease.
Source: Human Genetics Read More

People With Egg Allergy Can Safely Get Flu Shot
Flu vaccination is safe for children and adults with egg allergy, according to new research that is especially timely in light of the current widespread flu.
Source: American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Read More

Man Teaches His Beloved To Read Alphabet
A photograph showing a man teaching his girlfriend how to read the alphabet has gone viral this week, with many touting the image as a shining symbol of love and dedication.
Source: Huffington Post Read More



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