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A recent study by a Vanderbuilt University professor found that a low-aalt diet actually reduces thirst and increases hunger. (Photo: Shutterstock)

New Study

High-Salt Diet Lowers Thirst, Raises Hunger When you eat salty food, you get thirsty and drink water. Right? While that may be true in the short-term, within 24 hours increasing salt consumption actually makes you less thirsty because your body starts to conserve and produce
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While heart transplants are optimal, only 2,500 are done each year on the more than 100,000 people with hear failure annually. (Image: Thinkstock)

Early Action

Treatment Options for Heart Failure Ask any doctor what can be done to maintain a healthy heart and the answer will most likely be eat healthy and exercise regularly. But what happens when someone’s heart is not healthy and does not pump blood properly? A few symptoms may show up
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Drinking more alcohol won't cure a hangover, only postpone it. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The Morning After

‘Hair of the Dog’ Won’t Cure That Hangover In medieval Europe, when astrology and blood-letting were frequently employed in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, one therapy for rabies was to place some pieces of hair from the rabid dog onto the victim’s bite
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