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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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Exercise Can Reduce Heart Failure Risk, No Matter Your Age
(HealthDay News) -- Starting to exercise later in life can still reduce your risk of heart failure, and even modest increases in activity could provide some protection, researchers say.

Poor REM Sleep May Be Linked to Higher Risk for Anxiety, Depression
REM (rapid eye movement) sleep is the phase when dreams are made, and a lack of good REM sleep has long been associated with chronic insomnia.
Vacation Weight Gain Can Lead to 'Creeping Obesity,' Study Finds
Along with souvenirs, there's a good chance you'll return from your vacation with some extra weight, new research suggests.
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