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Vampires could drain a person’s blood in six minutes: study

Kimberley French/Summit Entertai/AP A vampire could drain 15 percent of a person’s blood within 6.4 minutes, according to a University of Leicester study. They’ve come to drink your blood… quickly. A vampire could drain your flow in just six minutes, ...

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Eat less sugar to get rid of your sweet tooth: study

ffolas/Getty Images/iStockphoto Train your sweet tooth. Cut sugar to stop craving it. A small study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition asked participants who drank at least two sugar-sweetened beverages a day to reduce their sugar intake by ...

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Children of obese men may inherit obesity, study shows

Peter Dazeley/Getty Images More than 79 million adults are obese in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Blame your dad for being fat. Obese men carry sperm with modified genes that can be passed on ...

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Study shows that people who live alone eat junk

Maximkostenko/Getty Images/iStockphoto An Australian study found that people who live alone eat less fresh food. If you live alone, you probably eat like crap, according to a new study. Researchers in Australia found that people in solitary existences tend to ...

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CDC study finds that heavy drinking costs U.S. 249B a year

Sam Ryley/Getty Images/iStockphoto A CDC study found that drinking too much costs the U.S. economy around $ 249 billion a year. Glug-glug-glug — that’s the sound of America drinking away $ 249 billion a year. A study, released this week ...

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Knee, hip replacements raise heart attack risk: study

Volker Schlichting/iStockPhotos Heart attack risk was highest in that first month following surgery and declined again over time. Operations to replace a knee or a hip appear to increase heart attack risk in the short term and the risk of ...

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Online symptom checkers often misdiagnose: study

Ingram Publishing/Getty Images/Ingram Publishing Symptom checkers typically missed the severity of the situation in one of every five cases requiring emergency treatment. Online symptom checkers often misdiagnose patients’ problems, often encouraging people to seek care for minor issues that don’t ...

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Lifestyle changes may not cure obesity: study

Digital Vision./Getty Images A new study says exercise and diet aren’t really enough to change one’s body type. Obesity is a chronic disease that diet and exercise may not fix, a new study says. Once you’ve been obese for six ...

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Being a single mom tied to poor health: study

iStock The association with poor health was strongest in the U.S., England, Sweden and Denmark, compared to southern European countries. Raising a child alone may take a lasting toll, leading to poorer health and more struggles with daily tasks after ...

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