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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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Inflammation and the Eyes
When you think of heart health, you may not necessarily think of eye health. But cardiovascular disease and age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness and low vision in the United States, share risk factors, including smoking and high blood pressure.

Texting After Dark May Harm Teens' Sleep, Grades
Instant messaging can be a source of emotional support for teens and help them collaborate on school projects, but new research shows that texting after the lights go out takes a toll on students' sleep quality and academic performance.
Daily Bit of Chocolate in Pregnancy May Help Mom, Baby
Pregnant women who nibble just a small piece of chocolate each day may improve the circulatory health of their unborn child, a new study suggests.
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