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Coffee drinkers have healthier gut microbiotas

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New research suggests that heavy coffee drinkers have healthier compositions of bacteria in their guts. More and more research is unpacking the health benefits of drinking coffee. Drinking just one cup may fight off unhealthy fat, ease inflammation associated with obesity, or even protect the brain into old age. Furthermore, drinking at least...

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Cancer-causing menthol Is 1,600 times stronger in E-Cigs than traditional cigarettes

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A carcinogen banned by the (US) FDA as a food additive is present in high amounts in some menthol- and mint-flavored e-cigarette liquids. Menthol and mint-flavored e-cigarettes can contain a chemical known as pulegone. A study found that e-cig users were exposed to high levels of this chemical. Some menthol- and mint-flavored e-cigaret...

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Chronic pain sufferers 'not believed', with most saying they face stigma over the condition

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  Space to play or pause, M to mute, left and right arrows to seek, up and down arrows for volume. Video: 'It's put significant strain on my relationship and affected all parts of my life' (ABC News) Related Story: Cannabis does not reduce chronic pain, major study finds Related Story: Chronic p...

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Call for aged care to reflect “pivotal” role of nurses to deliver quality care

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Nurses are pivotal to the delivery of care in aged care and the sector needs to better support them to use their full scope of practice, the head of the national professional organisation for nurses in health and aged care has said. Australian College of Nursing CEO Kylie Ward said she was “extremely concerned at the diluting of the s...

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