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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HITS AND MYTHS

    The best way to catch up on lost sleep

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:39am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... inflammation, and even serious illnesses such as heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer and stroke. A recent study conducted by researchers at the Penn State College of Medicine revealed ...

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    Hits and myths: are tampons toxic?

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 09:37am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... Sasha Gonzales life@scmp.com Can feminine hygiene products cause cervical cancer? The straight answer: No The facts: Are the tampons you're using toxic? Some feminine hygiene product ... to render it an aesthetically pleasing white colour. Dioxin is a by-product of this chemical process, and it is thought to contribute to the ever-increasing number of cervical cancer cases around ...

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    Hits and myths: appendicitis

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 09:34am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... X-rays, and, in the elderly, cancer of the colon. Although the appendix is now thought to be part of the lymphatic system as it plays an important role in intestinal health, there is no cause ...

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    Hits and myths: microwaving food in ordinary plastic containers

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 02:54pm by Sasha Gonzales

    ... the term "safe" means that the material has to pass a test that shows it will not cause cancer or genetic damage, or have an impact on reproduction or development. Only containers ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - HITS AND MYTHS

    Hits and myths: Must sunscreen have an SPF of 30+ to be truly effective?

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... your skin, causing wrinkles and age spots. UVB rays can burn your skin. Overexposure to either can cause skin cancer. The best sunscreen offers protection from all UV light. Dr Low says ...

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    Hits and myths: Can eating too much animal protein damage your kidneys?

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... diseases. Heart disease, cancer, constipation and diverticulitis have all been linked to the excess and sustained consumption of meat. Therefore, Mui recommends that active people consume no more ...



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