Monthly Archives: September 2016

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New Study: 14% Of Americans Are Stockpiling Antibiotics

Image by Shutterstock It’s one case where it doesn’t pay to be prepared: 14 percent of people admit to stockpiling prescription-only antibiotics in their home medicine cabinets, a study from the Baylor College of Medicine found. And more than a quarter of people surveyed said they’d pop the pills to treat an illness without consulting…

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The Best Squat Variation For Your Quads

Image by Men’s Health Want to build massive quads? Squat with your heels elevated on a book or a board, says Men’s Health Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S. Lifting your heels shifts the work to the front of your thigh, he says. Try it—you’ll definitely feel your quads burn more than they do in a…

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Here’s Why You Feel Like Crap When You Quit Smoking

Image by shutterstock Cigarettes could drain your brain as much as your body: Smoking may reduce your levels of dopamine, a brain chemical tied to reward, new research published in Biological Psychiatry suggests. In the study, scientists discovered that smokers produce 15 to 20 percent less dopamine in their brains than nonsmokers Related: The Better…    |      2015