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Just how dangerous are trans fats?

Heart attacks and strokes fell by more than 6% three years after some New York counties banned trans fats, according to a recent study. But what are trans fats and what makes them so dangerous? Dr. Dalal Akoury of AWAREmed explains why we should avoid trans fats all together.

Study: Instagram is the most detrimental social media platform for your health

A new study suggests Instagram could be really, really bad for young people’s health. Researchers from the Royal Society for Public Health in conjunction with the Young Health Movement in England recently looked at how five major social media sites impact things like anxiety, depression and body image. YouTube was the only site young people said had a net positive…

Study reveals the best time to book a cheap flight

If you’re looking for the best time to book a cheap flight, you’re in luck. According a study by CheapAir.com, the best time to book domestic flights in the US can range from 3 weeks to 3.5 months in advance. International flights are less expensive at least 2 months before travel dates. The study found that US travelers book flights to Europe…

Study: 1 in 10 couples have split up because of disagreements over President Trump

There are plenty of reasons why couples break up – finances, career choices, family matters. But how about President Donald Trump? According to a study from Wakefield Research, 1 in 10 couples, married or unmarried, ended their relationship over disagreements about President Trump. Young people are even more susceptible to this trend, splitting 22% of the time. Wakefield also says…

Study finds people who use profanity are more honest

Honesty is considered a good thing…but swearing, not so much. Interestingly enough, a new study finds that the two actions are related. Scientists from the University of Cambridge tried a smaller sample of around 270 people and a larger sample of about 74,000 via Facebook. They came to the same conclusion for each: the more you curse, the more honest…