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Mothers find first year of baby's life chaotic, tiring and stressful

Mothers find first year of baby's life chaotic, tiring and stressful | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A large percentage (65%) of the 2,000 women questioned say negative aspects of parenthood outweighed positive.
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How an obsession with healthy eating could be making you ILL

How an obsession with healthy eating could be making you ILL | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
People fixated with ‘naked’ or ‘raw’ ingredients and diets which ban processed or refined food may be displaying symptoms ‘orthorexia nervosa’, which can cause malnutrition.
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Sleep less than six hours and chance of a cold quadruples

Sleep less than six hours and chance of a cold quadruples | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
People who sleep for less than six hours are four times more likely to catch a cold than those who get seven hours or more.
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Car seats don't always fit properly and it's not parents' fault, study finds

Car seats don't always fit properly and it's not parents' fault, study finds | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A study finds that car seats often don't fit properly in cars because of their angles, and may require additional adjustments.
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Generation deaf: Why you really need to turn the music down NOW

Generation deaf: Why you really need to turn the music down NOW | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A steady onslaught of loud noise, particularly through ear buds, is damaging young people's hearing, although they may not realize it for years.
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Men are more likely than women to pick up on heart disease

Men are more likely than women to pick up on heart disease | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Women are more likely to die following heart surgery than men. The study by the Paris Cardiovascular Research Centre also found that many British women are unaware they have heart disease.
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Naps can lower blood pressure and ward off heart attacks, doctors say

Naps can lower blood pressure and ward off heart attacks, doctors say | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Experts in Athens, Greece, say people should follow in the footsteps of Winston Churchill and Margaret Thatcher by taking a siesta a day.
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Obese people's brains wired to eat in same way drug addicts crave fix

Obese people's brains wired to eat in same way drug addicts crave fix | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Obese people’s brains could be hard-wired to want food in the same way that drug users are addicted to their habit, new research suggests.
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Women spend almost TWO YEARS of their life applying make-up

Women spend almost TWO YEARS of their life applying make-up | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A poll of 1,000 women revealed they spend an average of 722 days perfecting their beauty regimes, dedicating 40 minutes a day to preening and perfecting their look.
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Wide and Tall: Instagram Now Allows Landscape and Portrait Photos

Wide and Tall: Instagram Now Allows Landscape and Portrait Photos | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Instagram has always had one nagging limitation: every photo and video had to be square. That's no longer the case as of Thursday.
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'Wine o'clock,' 'manic pixie dream girl' added to Oxford English Dictionary

'Wine o'clock,' 'manic pixie dream girl' added to Oxford English Dictionary | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A surprising number of colloquial phrases and words have made the latest cut into the storied Oxford English Dictionary.
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Recipe for bedtime story: Ideal tale lasts eight and a half minutes

Recipe for bedtime story: Ideal tale lasts eight and a half minutes | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The study, by holiday camp company Butlin’s, highlighted how difficult mums and dads find getting their children to sleep when they start school again following the summer break.
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Self-control can sap your memory, claims study 

Self-control can sap your memory, claims study  | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Scientists at Duke University in North Carolina say the results may help develop treatments for conditions such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and addiction.
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Heavy snorer? Buy some extra pillows to save your life

Heavy snorer? Buy some extra pillows to save your life | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Sleeping flat can be hazardous for people with sleep apnoea - which causes snoring and dangerous pauses in breathing at night, say researchers from Ege University in Izmir, Turkey.
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50 is the new 42: technology is making brains of middle-aged younger

50 is the new 42:  technology is making brains of middle-aged younger | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The increasing mental demands of technology is making older people sharper than previous generations, scientists have shown
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What should you avoid ordering at restaurants? Chefs reveal secrets

What should you avoid ordering at restaurants? Chefs reveal secrets | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Food Network recently conducted a survey among chefs and convinced them to share 25 secrets they'll never tell their diners.
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Watching too much TV can KILL you says major new study

Watching too much TV can KILL you says major new study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers from Osaka University in Japan said television viewers should stand up occasionally and drink water to avoid fatal blood clots.
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Millennials hate bad grammar more than any other age group

Millennials hate bad grammar more than any other age group | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A survey of 2,052 people showed 71 percent responded that they often find spelling mistakes in correspondence from others.
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Baby food 'triggers a sweet tooth'

Baby food 'triggers a sweet tooth' | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Scientists have found that commercial baby foods - packed with sweeter vegetables - are so sweet that toddlers never learn to appreciate bitter flavours.
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Rob Conway's curator insight, August 31, 3:00 PM

May explain why my kids are a little strange. They both prefer their veggies over fruits. Kale over strawberries, cauliflower over blueberries.

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Add SEVEN YEARS to your life by taking a brisk 25-minute walk a day

Add SEVEN YEARS to your life by taking a brisk 25-minute walk a day | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Taking a brisk 25-minute walk a day can add seven years to your life and reduce risk of dying from a heart attack by half, German scientists say.
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Air sick? Study reveals the dirtiest places on an airplane

Air sick? Study reveals the dirtiest places on an airplane | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
It's time to break out the anti-bacterial gel on your next flight.
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Apparently, shaving a slit into your eyebrows is trendy (again)

Apparently, shaving a slit into your eyebrows is trendy (again) | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The latest trend may have you furrowing your brows. While it's not necessarily new, shaving slits into your eyebrows is trendy again.
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Best Way to Take Notes In Class Isn't On Your Laptop, Research Finds

Best Way to Take Notes In Class Isn't On Your Laptop, Research Finds | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The research is clear: Typing out your notes results in decreased comprehension of lecture material.
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People are living longer, sicker lives: study

People are living longer, sicker lives: study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
People around the world are living longer, but many are also living sicker lives for longer.
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Why you should never drive with under a quarter of tank of fuel

Why you should never drive with under a quarter of tank of fuel | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Fuel gauges are not precise instruments - even in the most modern cars, the technology is relatively basic: the level in the tank is measured by a float, like the ballcock in a lavatory cistern.
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