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'Tis the Season of Challenges for Those With Food Allergies

November 22, 2014 Expert gives tips on avoiding problems

Restroom Hand Dryers Spread More Germs Than Paper Towels, Study Finds

November 21, 2014 Bacteria counts in the air around the machines far exceeded those around paper dispensers

Being the Boss Tied to Depression Risk for Women, But Not Men

November 21, 2014 Women in powerful positions may be judged harshly, researcher says

Health Tip: Check Stress at the Office

November 21, 2014 Keep smiling at the job

Close Friends May Be Key to Teens' Drinking

November 21, 2014 Larger peer group is less important when it comes to drinking or not, study says

Flu Season Off to a Slow Start ... for Now

November 21, 2014 Get vaccinated, health experts say, because it takes about two weeks for protection to kick in

Health Highlights: Nov. 21, 2014

November 21, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

Health Tip: Beware of Bathroom Chemicals

November 21, 2014 Turn on bathroom fan while in use

Hookahs Deliver Toxic Benzene in Every Puff, Study Shows

November 21, 2014 Even nonsmoking bystanders had raised blood levels of the chemical, which is tied to leukemia risk

Ick! Tapeworm Infecting Man's Brain Yields Genetic Secrets

November 21, 2014 Parasite was causing seizures, headaches in 50-year-old, researchers say

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Eating junk food, fatty food and other convenience foods will result in a feeling of lethargy, tiredness, depression and bad complexion just to name a few. Try substituting these foods with high fiber, low fat food, mixed with a regular intake of fruit and vegetables.