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Some kosher meats have extra sodium added to them.

Is a kosher diet healthy? Here are some healthy and unhealthy kosher foods

A kosher diet isn't inherently healthy but there are plenty of healthy foods that are kosher friendly, so it's possible to eat a healthy kosher diet.
Vinegar may kill some germs, but it isn't better than most household disinfectants.

The best disinfectants for viruses and which ingredients to look for

Alcohol, bleach, hydrogen peroxide, and quaternary ammonium compounds are the main active ingredients found in effective disinfectants.
Load up on veggies at the beginning of your meal so you're less likely to gorge on calorie-dense foods like meat and potatoes.

How to stop yo-yo dieting and finally keep the weight off for good

Yo-yo dieting is not only frustrating but it can damage your health. We spoke to a weight cycling expert for his tips on how to stop yo-yo dieting.
Steady and stable breathing is one of the best ways to deal with a panic attack.

How to stop a panic attack: 3 ways to deal with sudden anxiety

While you can't stop a panic attack, there are many ways to deal with sudden anxiety: breathing techniques, therapy, and medication especially help.
Flu viruses survive for 24 to 48 hours on stainless steel.

How long do flu germs live on hard surfaces, fabric, and skin

Flu germs survive the longest on hard surfaces, but can only live for about five minutes on skin. Here's why.
Patients who have undergone bariatric surgery are prescribed specific supplements which contains key nutrients.

The best vitamins to take after bariatric surgery

Patients who have undergone bariatric surgery will be prescribed bariatric-specific, life-long nutritional supplements to help them stay healthy.
Someone who is immunocompromised has a higher risk of infection.

What it means to be immunocompromised and the conditions that put you at risk of infection

A person who is immunocompromised is more susceptible to infections due to a weakened immune system.
The GAPS diet starts with eating homemade soup made from meat or fish stock.

What is the GAPS diet and why one expert says she wouldn’t recommend it under any circumstances

The GAPS diet claims to cure many ailments but there's no evidence to back these claims and one expert says the diet should be avoided at all costs.
Doctors recommend self-checking for testicular cancer in the shower.

How to check for testicular cancer, the most common type of cancer in men ages 15 to 35

Doctors recommend that men ages 15-35 do a self-check — most easily done in the shower — for testicular cancer once a month. Here's a 5-step guide.
Money changes hands so much that it inevitably picks up pathogens along the way.

Money carries a whole host of germs, so wash your hands after handling currency

Money changes hands around 55 times a year, which means that it plays host to a number of pathogens, including germs like viruses and bacteria.