Your Day in Health: February 24
SCIENCE DAILY: Fat Cells Outlive Skinny Ones
"Cells with higher fat content outlive lean cells, shows a new study. This study has implications for larger organisms, such as humans, as the results support the phenomenon known as the "obesity paradox." This concept shows that overweight people have the lowest all-cause mortality rates while fit people, oddly enough, have mortality rates comparable to those categorized as slightly obese." Read full story.
CNN: Multistage Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Alfalfa Sprouts
"Alfalfa sprouts are the likely source of a multistate salmonella outbreak that has caused 13 people to become ill, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday." Read full story.
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YAHOO: Staying Hydrated Reduces Pain Perception, Study Finds
"Running out of the house without having breakfast can mean going hours without drinking anything. Now, researchers at New Zealand's Massey University have found another reason to grab more than a quick coffee to start the day, as not drinking enough fluids can increase sensitivity to pain. This new study lends further support to the positive effects of staying hydrated, both for people in good health and for those suffering from illness." Read full story.
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