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Smoking A Pack Of Cigarettes A Day Causes 150 Mutations A Year In Every Lung Cell

The lung cells of people who smoke a pack of cigarettes a day are likely to develop 150 new genetic mutations every year, massively increasing their risk of lung cancer, according to a study published today in the journal Science. The researchers also found that cells in the larynx pick up 97 mutations, while those of the pharynx develop 39 mutations for every year of smoking that …

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What A Woman’s Sleeping Position Reveals About Her

5 THE FREEFALL You’re definitely social and have an open, welcoming personality if you you sleep on your stomach with hands tucked under your pillow. However, you can also be overly sensitive in some situations. 4 The Hugger You’re very trusting if you sleep and hug your pillow. But there are times your a bit TOO open with others. You’re the most reliable and trustworthy to friends. 3 The Board …

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Stop Buying Garlic. Here’s How To Grow An Endless Supply Of Garlic Right At Home

Even if we put all of the health benefits garlic provides aside, we’re still left with that unique aroma and taste that enrich all kinds of dishes. Garlic is a vegetable rich in potent medicinal properties as well as essential nutrients. It is low in calories and high in selenium, vitamin C, manganese, calcium and potassium. However you’ll only be able to reap its health benefits if …

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Alec Baldwin and Candice Bergen Want You to Know Something Horrible About McDonald’s Chicken

If you eat chicken from Tyson Foods—which supplies McDonald’s, KFC, Chick-fil-A and more—you may be supporting some of the most sickening animal abuse imaginable. Chicken is by far the most popular meat in the United States. In 2010, chicken overtook beef as the country’s most-consumed meat. The chicken industry predicts that this appetite will only grow. America is on track to consume 91.5 pounds of chicken per …

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USDA approves slaughterhouses producing horse meat for human consumption

You might have to train your taste buds to get used to horse meat soon, because FYI: The U.S. government just approved the operation of horse meat slaughterhouses to produce meat for human consumption. New Mexico, Missouri and Iowa are just some of the areas where horse meat plants are expected to be approved by the USDA. While horse meat, technically, can’t be legally sold in the United States …

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