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You could be one of the millions of people deficient in the essential mineral, iron. Iron helps make red blood cells which carry oxygen throughout the body. Almost half of girls and almost one in four women have low iron intakes. A study found exercise enthusiasts were found to be at risk of anemia.

A new study has found that an elderberry supplement can provide some protection from cold and flu-like symptoms following long-haul flights, as well as reducing passengers’ colds by up to two days if they get one.

If you work at a computer all day, you might want to take an Omega-3 supplement. A recent study showed that daily omega-3 intake might help relieve symptoms of dry eyes associated with prolonged exposure to computer screens.

Researchers analyzed the results from more than 20 previous studies and found that hay fever sufferers may get some benefits from using probiotics, improving their symptoms and quality of life.

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Busy Lifestyle? You Need Vitamin C
Keys, wallet, phone, mints, lip balm . . . vitamin C? If you live a busy lifestyle and are always on the go (who isn't these days?), vitamin C should be an everyday essential. We all know that modern-day life can get hectic.

Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Might Benefit Type 2 Diabetics
Short sessions of high-intensity exercise may provide more health benefits for people with type 2 diabetes than longer bouts of less intense activity, a new Canadian study suggests.
Heavy Drinking May Strain the Heart
Heavy drinking may dramatically increase a person's risk of heart failure, even if they're young and healthy, a new study suggests.
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