7 Ways to Beat Your Food Addiction & Stop Overeating

Everyone has a relationship with food. After all, we need it to live. With food surrounding us everywhere we go, sometimes we develop too strong a relationship. It becomes our guilty pleasure, and in some cases, our best friend, and we become addicted. Food can actually be as addictive as drugs to a substance abuser, or alcohol to an alcoholic. If you find that you have an addiction to food, there are 7 ways to break up with your unhealthy relationship, beat your food addiction and stop overeating.

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Is Marijuana the Key to Fewer Opioid Prescriptions?

As the U.S. experiences the most opioid overdoses in history, states that have legalized marijuana report a decline in fills of opioid drug prescriptions. While these two data points may be true, the natural next question of correlation beckons. Could marijuana use among pain patients be the reason, and would an expanded legalization yield extrapolated benefits?

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10 Surprising Health Benefits of Coffee

Coffee is the most consumed beverage in the world. The overwhelming majority of these study results are positive. Humans have been drinking coffee for longer than recorded history, and research confirms that it has very few downsides. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) shows about 9,000 studies on coffee and over 25,000 on caffeine. The overwhelming majority of these study results are positive. We compiled a list of 10 of the most shocking and useful health benefits of coffee from that NIH data.

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Toxic Waste and Mold in the Wake of a Hurricane

Hurricanes can bring elusive and dangerous aftereffects like mold and the possible toxic waste in the water supply following Hurricane Harvey. But what should residents returning to their homes do? Learn the minor to major medical problems that could develop unless you follow these removal and safety steps.

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Essure Birth Control Blamed for 32 Deaths, Congress Responds

The implanted coiled device called Essure was marketed as a safe, permanent birth control alternative to invasive sterilization. See why it’s now blamed for 32 deaths, and learn about the lawsuits and congressional action it currently faces.

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U.S. Government Says Using Neti Pot is Safe

Though it’s popularity in the U.S. is new, nasal irrigation using the Neti pot has been around for centuries, deriving from Ayurvedic/yoga medicine. A medical officer in FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health says the nose is like a “home air filter that traps debris.” We’ve seen what those look like if unchanged.

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Hepatitis A Outbreak Spreads to 7 States: Over 70 Cases

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the source of an ongoing Hepatitis A outbreak across the U.S. has

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