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Religion May Help You Live Longer

Natural lifespan in humans can be affected by a number of factors, in addition to overall health – gender, marital status, and, according to a new study, religious affiliation. Here’s how spirituality affects longevity.
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Serious Mental Health Problems Raise Diabetes Risk

People with severe mental health conditions, including bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, are more than twice as likely as those without mental health issues to develop type 2 diabetes, report researchers at the University of California.
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Red Meat Allergy Linked to Heart Disease

Research suggests that such red meat allergies, sometimes caused by a tick bite, increase plaque buildup in arteries and can increase the risk for heart disease.
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Erectile Dysfunction Raises Heart Risk, Even Without Other Risks

New research published in Circulation suggests men with erectile dysfunction – also called ED – are at increased risk for heart disease, heart attack, stroke, and sudden cardiac death, even when they do not smoke or have other risk factors for cardio...
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