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5 Foods We Eat That Are Banned in Europe

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As Americans, we might be wary about eating certain foods when we travel abroad. We tend to think of our food supply as being safe compared to other countries.

The truth is, the U.S. has less stringent food-safety rules than many other parts of the world.

Lisa Y. Lefferts is a senior scientist at the Center for Science in the Public Interest.

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The Hollywood Depression Cure

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The middle of winter can be the worst time of the year for people suffering from depression. Shorter days and lack of sun exposure can lead to seasonal affective disorder.

It’s one of the leading causes of mood disorders.

But a new study suggests a simple, drug-free solution to the winter blues—one that will make not only you happier, but Hollywood as well…

Researchers from University College London analyzed data from 2,000 subjects.

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Study: Exercise Works as Well as Drugs to Lower Blood Pressure

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If you walk into your doctor’s office with high blood pressure, chances are that you’ll walk out with a prescription for a hypertension drug.

But major new research shows that exercise can lower high blood pressure just as much as medications…and without the side effects that drugs often cause.

The study is believed to be the first of its kind.

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This Common Drink Quietly Kills Your Kidneys

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We all know soda is bad for us. Most of us figure that it does its damage by making us fat or raising our blood sugar.

But a new study shows that sugary soft drinks hurt you in another way: They can cause your kidneys to fail.

Chronic kidney disease is the ninth-leading cause of death in the U.S. About 13% of Americans have it.

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Study: Big Pharma Has Found a New Way to Kill Us

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When it comes to Big Pharma’s misdeeds, the opioid epidemic gets most of the headlines. And for good reason. More than 400,000 Americans have died from opioid overdoses in the past 18 years.[1]

Not surprisingly, sales of opioid painkillers have plummeted and some have been pulled from the market.

But a new study shows that Big Pharma has found another way to profit from drug addiction.

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