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Combined oral contraceptive pills do not appear to exacerbate symptoms related to macromastia

Combined oral contraceptive pills do not appear to exacerbate symptoms related to macromastia

According to a study published in October problem of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The journal is published in Wolters Kluwer’s Lippincott portfolio. On the contrary, COC use during adolescence may actually be associated with the development of less severe breast enlargement (enlargement), according …

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Eating Brazil nuts can reduce two different markers of metabolic syndrome: triglyceride levels and blood sugar. (By New Africa/Shutterstock)

Four Nuts to Help Eliminate Metabolic Syndrome

The ever-increasing prevalence of obesity nationwide has given rise to a disturbing new statistic. According to the American Heart Association, “metabolic syndrome is a serious health condition that affects approximately 23% of adults.” This health crisis represents a constellation of unhealthy conditions that greatly increases the risk of developing life-threatening diseases such as diabetes and …

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