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Dads feel bad about working out: Study

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A study at Kansas State University concluded that dads feel just as guilty as moms about taking time to work out. The researchers said both parents tend to view exercise as a selfish behavior that takes up family time.

The researchers said, in order to stay active, many dads take time during the lunch hour to exercise, while active moms exercise first thing in the morning.

Source: k-state.edu

 

Women of Latin American descent may carry a gene that reduces their risk for breast cancer.

Scientists at U.C. San Francisco said the gene variant cuts their by 40 percent, and if they get two copies - one from each parent - their risk drops by 80 percent!

The researchers said this may lead to more effective genetic testing for women at risk.

Source: foxnews.com

 

CVS Health is continuing the fight against tobacco. First it pulled all tobacco products from all its store shelves - now it's acting through its subsidiary - Caremark Pharmacy.

It’s introducing a plan to have Caremark clients pay as much as 15 dollars more in co-pays if they fill prescriptions at pharmacies that sell tobacco.

Of course, this is an enticement for people to do their business at CVS’s tobacco free stores, but Caremark is offering big employers who use it as a pharmacy benefit manager to opt out of the program.

Source: Huffingtonpost.com

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