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Exercising before breakfast burns more fat, study says

Exercising before breakfast burns more fat, study says

Should you eat before or after exercise in the morning? The debate has raged for years. The eat-first camp says food before exercise boosts blood sugars, giving the body fuel to increase the intensity and length of a workout. It also keeps you from being fatigued or dizzy. The eat-after camp says you burn more…MORE

Drug companies may pay $50 billion for their role in the opioid crisis

Drug companies may pay $50 billion for their role in the opioid crisis

Five of the many companies accused in thousands of federal and state lawsuits over the nation’s opioid epidemic may settle for over $50 billion, according to a source familiar with the negotiations. Three pharmaceutical distribution companies — AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health, and McKesson Corporation — are in negotiations to settle with over 2,000 state, local and…MORE

The states with the most online requests for abortion medications

The states with the most online requests for abortion medications

Women who live in states with strict and punitive abortion laws account for the majority of requests made to a website that supplies abortion medications, a new study has found. The website, Women on Web (WoW), has been run by an international non-profit since 2006 and provides abortion medications — under doctor supervision — to…MORE

Is ingestible collagen the fountain of youth? Maybe

Is ingestible collagen the fountain of youth? Maybe

As you age, a glance in the mirror may reveal a few fine lines, wrinkles, age spots and sagging skin. You may become more worried about the thickness of your hair, your creaking joints or a loss of muscle. Ingestible collagen, the protein supplement that’s skyrocketed in popularity, is said to help improve all of…MORE

Like it or not, science backs up your teen’s love of the snooze button

Like it or not, science backs up your teen’s love of the snooze button

In the battle between the adolescent penchant for hitting the snooze button and parental desire to rush them onto an early morning school bus, experts say science is increasingly siding with the snooze. The biological clock of teens is shifted, Dr. Mary Carskadon, director of the Sleep and Chronobiology Research Lab at EP Bradley Hospital,…MORE

95% of tested baby foods in the US contain toxic metals, report says

95% of tested baby foods in the US contain toxic metals, report says

Toxic heavy metals damaging to your baby’s brain development are likely in the baby food you are feeding your infant, according to a new investigation published Thursday. Tests of 168 baby foods from major manufacturers in the US found 95% contained lead, 73% contained arsenic, 75% contained cadmium and 32% contained mercury. One fourth of…MORE

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Dierks Bentley Scores 19th No. 1 Single With “Living”

Dierks Bentley Scores 19th No. 1 Single With “Living”

Dierks Bentley scored the 19th No. 1 single of his career as “Living” ascended to the top spot on both the Mediabase chart and Billboard Country Airplay chart this week. “Living” follows back-to-back No. 1 singles, “Burning Man” and “Woman, Amen,” from Dierks’ 2018 album, The Mountain. The anthemic track, which was penned by Dierks,…