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1 hour of activity offsets 8 hours of sitting

It's well-known that sitting down all day, be it at your desk, on the couch or in a car, is bad for your health.

NeighborImpact finds no lead in water at Head Start sites

Given that children are especially susceptible to lead exposure because their bodies absorb metals at higher rates than adults, NeighborImpact thought it necessary to test all Head Start sites in its service area.

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Alzheimer's drug test disappoints, but some see benefit

The latest round of testing for a new Alzheimer's drug didn't produce the results researchers hoped for, but a small number of patients did see some benefit from the medication.

Ice Bucket worked

HLN

The Ice Bucket Challenge actually worked?

Throwback to 2014, the year of the Ellen DeGeneres Oscar selfie, Pharrell's giant hat, and the Ice Bucket Challenge. These fads "broke the internet" (a phrase also coined in 2014) dominating social media feeds across the globe.

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Research shows a century of changing heights

On average, we're taller than our predecessors thanks to better nutrition and health, according to new research released Tuesday .

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Roseburg bans smoking at 5 city-owned parking lots

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The Roseburg City Council has voted to ban smoking at five city-owned parking lots.

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Cockroach milk: The drink you didn't know you've been missing

A little cockroach milk with those cookies? Chock full of protein, the insect milk may someday be transformed into a food supplement worthy of human consumption, new research indicates.

Scientists have found that the Pacific Beetle Cockroach feeds it...

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General Mills

More E. coli cases prompt flour recall expansion

General Mills on Monday announced another expansion of its flour recall.

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