Jet-drying technology spreads infectious agents much further than paper towels, says a new study.
Using an air dryer might feel more sanitary than paper towels, because you don’t have to actually touch anything. But apparently that couldn’t be further from the truth.
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Why That’s a Problem —
You’re missing out in a simple (and delicious) way to temporarily increase your metabolic burn. “Caffeine stimulates your central nervous system,” explains Marisa Moore, RD, in private practice in Atlanta and a past spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. “It’s estimated that drinking caffeinated coffee can increase your metabolism by about 15 percent for up to 3 hours.” Add that to the ever-expanding tally of java’s health benefits
: lowered risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cognitive decline and, most recently, a decreased risk of premature death
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Men and women will always have their differences, but a new analysis finds that these differences extend to heart anatomy.
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Most large U.S. fast-food chains still serve meat from farm animals that have been routinely fed antibiotics, consumer groups said in a new report, which concluded that many companies have not yet laid out plans to curb the practice.
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