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What You Should Do To Minimize Cell Phone Health Risks

For years debate has raged as to whether or not cell phones pose a health risk. Specifically, some health experts worry that prolonged cell phone use might cause cancer. Cell phone manufacturers and other cell phone proponents scoff at such worries, pointing to a number of large scale studies that have found no connection between cell phone use and cancer. Other health officials, however, counter these assurances by pointing to different studies that do indicate an increased risk of cancer among cell phone users.
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Health Tip of the Day

Are you prone to suffer indigestion or constipation. If so, try drinking a glass of carbonated water once a day. That's because research shows that a daily glass of carbonated water can significantly reduce indigestion and constipation, as well as belching and bloating. In addition, drinking carbonated water can improve gallbladder function, which is also important because of the role your gallbladder plays in digestion and elimination.

Yesterday's Health Tip

Do you suffer from frequent stiffness in your neck and shoulders? If so, the problem may be caused by your pillow. Like with most other things, when it comes to pillows, one size most definitely does not fit all. In actuality, the type of pillow that is right for you depends on the position you habitually sleep in. People who sleep on their backs usually do well sleeping on medium soft pillows in order to achieve maximum neck support. Conversely, people who usually sleep on their sides do best sleeping on pillows that are thick and firm. And people who sleep on their stomachs do best with thin, very soft pillows that do not cause neck strain. Read more health tips...
What is Syndrome X?
There are five parameters, or risk factors, that define Syndrome X, which is also known as Metabolic Syndrome, Reaves Syndrome, Insulin Resistance Syndrome, Dysmetabolic Syndrome, and "pre-diabetes." You must have three out of the five risk factors to be accurately diagnosed with Syndrome X. continued inside...

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