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    Two hours of sitting cancels out 20 minutes of exercise, study finds

    by Agata Blaszczak-Boxe / CBS News on Jul 08, 13:39

    We already know that a sedentary lifestyle isn’t good for our health, but can we measure just how bad it really is for us? A new study offers an answer: two hours of sitting cancels out the benefits of 20 minutes of exercise for our cardiorespiratory fitness levels. The study, published online July 8 in Mayo […]

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    Confusion about food labels leads to waste, possible illnesses

    by Agata Blaszczak-Boxe / CBS News on Jun 24, 17:58

    Consumers often get confused by date labeling on food products, and end up either keeping spoiled food around too long, or throwing away perfectly good food unnecessarily — costing us billions of dollars, experts say. In new a survey by the public health and safety organization NSF International, researchers found that people have trouble understanding and differentiating […]

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    Arthritis drug helps hairless man regrow full head of hair

    by Agata Blaszczak-Boxe / CBS News on Jun 22, 8:28

    A novel treatment involving the use of an arthritis drug helped a 25-year-old man grow a full head of hair after a rare disease left him completely hairless. There is no known cure for alopecia universalis — the autoimmune disease that the man suffers from, which causes a loss of all body hair. Yale researchers came up […]