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Why a mental health resolution might be superior to a diet resolution – Salon

The holiday season is notoriously indulgent: holiday parties and gifts lead to an abundance of sugary foods, meat, and alcohol. Like clockwork, many indulgers commit to a shift in diet upon the midnight stroke of the clock on December 31. This social construct of resolving to have “good” health in the new year takes many forms: Dry… Read More »

Vegetarians might have higher risk of stroke than meat eaters, study says

However, a new study suggests that vegetarians and vegans may be at a higher risk of stroke than their meat-eating counterparts — although those who don’t eat meat have a lower chance of coronary heart disease, according to the new paper, published in the medical journal the BMJ on Wednesday. “It does seem that the… Read More »

13 Surprising Reasons You Might Not Be Able to Donate Blood

Everyday Wellness Donating blood is a generous—not to mention necessary—act, but there are several restrictions on giving that protect you and future recipients of your gift. The medications you’re taking Pixel-Shot/Shutterstock Most medications won’t disqualify you from being able to donate blood, but some may require a waiting period after your final dose. “If you’re… Read More »