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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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Dial Down Your Holiday Stress
(HealthDay News) -- From crowded shopping malls to unpaid bills to an onslaught of out-of-town guests, the holidays can cause overwhelming stress. One way to remain calm is to manage unrealistic expectations, experts advise.

Adult Obesity Still Growing in U.S., Youth Rates Hold Steady: CDC
Although obesity rates continued to climb among U.S. adults over the past decade, they stabilized for children and teens, federal health officials reported Thursday.
Physical Fitness Linked to Mental Fitness in Seniors
Connections between different parts of the brain weaken with age, but new research suggests that being physically fit can boost long-term brain function.
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