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Want Romance This Valentine's Day? Help Your Sweetie Avoid Allergy and Asthma Triggers

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Romance is the name of the game on Valentine’s Day, and keeping sneezing, wheezing and watery eyes out of the mix helps put everyone more in the mood for love. Here are five tips from ACAAI to help make your Valentine’s Day special.

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How to Prevent and Treat Frostbite

When the temperature dips below freezing, it’s critical to protect your skin from cold-weather health risks. Frostbite occurs when the skin – and sometimes the tissue beneath the skin – freezes due to prolonged exposure to cold temperatures. Depending on how long and how frozen the tissue, frostbite can result in severe, sometimes permanent, damage. To stay warm and prevent frostbite, follow these tips from the American Academy of Dermatology.

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Quitting cigarettes: One of the toughest new year’s resolutions; UChicago Medicine expert offers tips on getting past “false hope syndrome”

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Are You Metabolically Flexible? Your New Year’s Resolutions May Depend on It

CU Boulder researchers have developed a new, non-invasive method for assessing mitochondrial function and a 'metabolic rehab' program to improve it

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Study Finds Online Interest in Sex Rises at Christmas, with More Births Nine Months Later

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A global-scale analysis of human birth rate cycles co-led by Indiana University reveals that online interest in sex rises at Christmas and certain other holidays, with more babies born nine months later.

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UK’s Favourite Christmas Spirit Revealed with Online Searches

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BRANDY is the UK’s favourite Christmas spirit, according to research into our festive online searches from the University of Warwick

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Reindeer’s Gift Saves Brother From Life-Threatening Illness

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In Shortsville, New York, about 30 miles east of Rochester, reindeer brothers Moose and Little Buddy call a little farm home. Their owner, Mike Schaertl, was looking forward to Little Buddy’s first holiday season, but last month the 5-month-old reindeer got very sick.

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"Yes, Adults, You Can Still ‘Believe’ in Santa!"

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Underactive Thyroid Within Normal Range May Affect Woman’s Ability to Conceive

New research suggests that a slightly underactive thyroid may affect a women’s ability to become pregnant—even when the gland is functioning at the low end of the normal range, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

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Dysfunctional Gene May Be Culprit in Some Crohn’s Disease Cases

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The scientists hope understanding how immune cells adapt as they enter different tissues will spur the design of better, more specific, medicines.







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