In case you missed it, here are the biggest headlines of the week!

Moderate Alcohol Intake Preserves “Good” Cholesterol

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In a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, a group of researchers from China found that moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages may actually be beneficial to our bodies as it preserves our “good” cholesterol … [read more]




Instagram and E-Cigarettes: Celebrity Endorsements Can Influence Our Youth


Social media marketing has a huge impact on teens and young adults, influencing their attitudes about different products and their subsequent buying habits. Such an endorsement of e-cigarettes by a celebrity can promote usage among youth and prove to be harmful in the long run … [read more]



Laundry Detergent Pods Linked to Increase in Eye Injuries Among Young Children

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Candy-like appearance of laundry detergent pods may be related to increasing number of injuries in young children, including chemical burns to the eyes … [read more]





Indoor Tanning Leads to More Chances of Sunburns

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A new study shows that indoor tanning is positively associated with likelihood of sunburns among youth … [read more]





Community Campaign Reduces the Consumption of Sugary Drinks

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A new study wanted to examine whether a community campaign directed at decreasing the consumption of sugary drinks impacted people’s purchasing habits of sugary drinks at 15 supermarkets in Howard County, Maryland. The findings indicate that over the 3 years of this study, there was a 20% reduction in the purchases of regular sodas in this community … [read more]

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