Control calories during grill season picnics

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It’s tough to control calories during grilling season. Nutritionists at UT Southwestern Medical Center have cooked up a few tips to keep calorie counts in control. “There are plenty of tricks and tips that offer alternatives to full-throttle calorie binging,” says Lona Sandon, a clinical nutritionist at UT Southwestern. Among the best tips for controlling [&hellip
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New York Gets a “B” for Fertility

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RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association releases state rankings of “fertility friendliness” New York is above average, though not at the top of the class, when it comes to the availability of fertility treatments, according to a new study that has ranked all 50 states and assigned them grades based on the number of RESOLVE support [&hellip
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A Molecular Explanation for Age-related Fertility Decline in Women

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NIH-funded scientists find DNA repair systems become less efficient Scientists supported by the National Institutes of Health have a new theory as to why a woman’s fertility declines after her mid-30s. They also suggest an approach that might help slow the process, enhancing and prolonging fertility. They found that, as women age, their egg cells [&hellip
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New rules correct misleading sunscreen labels

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Sunscreen makers must now conform to new Food and Drug Administration labeling rules that will make picking an effective product easier for consumers. The two main changes address whether a product has full ultraviolet protection — that is, whether it protects both against ultraviolet B rays, the main cause of sunburn, and ultraviolet A rays, [&hellip
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Forced exercise may still protect against anxiety and stress

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Being forced to exercise may still help reduce anxiety and depression just as exercising voluntarily does, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder. Past studies have shown that people who exercise are more protected against stress-related disorders. And scientists know that the perception of control can benefit a person’s [&hellip
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Top regret of the dying: ‘I wish I didn’t work so hard’

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Bronnie Ward, an Australian nurse who has spent time with patients during their last several weeks of life, wrote an article last year called “The Top 5 Regrets of the Dying,” based on the conversations she had with her patients. After compiling the answers, Ward said that among the most common regrets expressed by the [&hellip
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