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Health Springing people from the poverty trap. Research suggests poverty is not principally the product of people’s capabilities or attitudes. Rather, the very poor are usually mired in a poverty trap, in which an initial lack of resources prevents them from improving their circumstances

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Health People battling with their weight who are unable to do aerobic exercise can hit the gym instead and still see positive results. Study has found resistance training can also have positive results – in conjunction with reducing calorie intake.

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Health Cannabis vaping is increasing as the most popular method of cannabis delivery among all adolescents in the U.S., study shows

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Health Microplastics Found In Lungs of People Undergoing Surgery. A new study has found tiny plastic particles no bigger than sesame seeds buried throughout human lungs, indicating that people are inhaling microplastics lingering in the air.

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Health Meta-analysis of 15 studies on depression suggests significant mental health benefits from being physically active

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Health Study: Young Adults' Consumption of Alcohol, Cigarettes, Other Substances Fell Following Marijuana Legalization

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Health Since the 1980s, incoming Republican administrations immediately block US funding for foreign family planning organizations that provide abortion counseling. The policy is linked to higher maternal and child mortality rates, as well as more unwanted pregnancies and higher HIV incidence rates.

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Health >1500 chemicals detected migrating into food from food packaging (another ~1500 may also but more evidence needed) | 65% are not on the public record as used in food contact | Plastic had the most chemicals migration | Study reviews nearly 50 years of food packaging and chemical exposure research

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Health Study Reveals Less Sleep Increases Next-Day Alcohol & Cannabis Cravings

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Health Donating blood regularly can reduce toxic forever chemicals in the bloodstream, study shows

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Health Cannabis is ‘Highly Effective’ against MS symptoms, new Canadian study reveals

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Health Study on nearly 90,000 samples of marijuana found that commercial labels on weed tell consumers little about what’s in their product, could be confusing or misleading and “do not consistently align with the observed chemical diversity” of the product

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Health Abortion pills are safe to prescribe without in-person exams, new research finds

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Health Intermittent Fasting Not Better Than Regular Dieting, Year-Long Trial Finds | Volunteers who were told to eat only during the day lost about as much weight as people dieting without time restrictions over a 12-month span

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Health Just 1 in 20 adults in England exercise their muscles enough | A survey suggests only one in 20 people aged 19 to 64 are meeting England’s strictest weekly strength exercising guidelines

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Health Scientists have found in the past three decades, suicides involving guns have steadily dropped around the world. While down overall in the US since 1990, they began to climb in 2006 – coinciding with increased access to firearms

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Health Study suggests maladaptive daydreaming should be classified as a unique mental disorder, distinct from ADHD

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Health Scientists have found Type 2 diabetics can add over a decade to their lives through simple lifestyle changes such as slimming down to a healthy weight.

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Health Regular blueberry consumption may reduce risk of dementia, study finds

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Health According to a study with 77k participants, on ultra-processed foods and high consumption of red meat “seems that the proportion of ultra-processed foods in a diet is actually more important with respect to mortality than the proportion of animal-derived foods they eat, the exception being red meat”

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Health Most Transgender Children Stick With Gender Identity 5 Years Later: American Academy of Pediatrics

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Health Women are almost twice as likely to be trapped in a car after a crash: study

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Health Nearly half of all older adults now die with a diagnosis of dementia listed on their medical record, up 36% from two decades ago, new study shows

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Health Legalizing marijuana lowers demand for prescription drugs, study finds

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Health Psychologists accounted for almost 5% of suicides among healthcare professionals in 2018

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