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Standing for Hours Increases Miscarriage Chances

Posted by Lloyd on March 28, 2011
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Standing may be hazardous to your reproductive health. Women who stand for seven hours at a time at work have four times the risk of miscarrying, according to research published in Epidemiology.

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Manage Your Stress – Tips on Managing Stress 1

Posted by Lloyd on January 21, 2011
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“Grumpy old men” have triple the risk of heart disease”
Can anger harm the heart?
The answer is yes – at least if you’re an older white American male, according to an unusual study in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.

Scientists found a long-term (over seven years) link between anger and heart disease in a study of 1,305 men with an average age of 62. “Angry” men described themselves as “…irritable, hot-headed and sometimes feeling like swearing or smashing things”. Such men had a three-times-higher risk of heart disease than older men with the lowest anger levels. The study also shows that the greater the anger, the higher the risk of heart attack or chest pain. If you recognize yourself here, please try to control your anger. Not only could you live longer, you’ll be easier to live with.

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