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How Banana Peels Can be Turned into Tasty, Nutritious Treats

Share on PinterestFrom cooking with banana peel flour to frying up some banana peel bacon, there are a number of ways you can turn the skin of this fruit into a healthy treat. Nicolas Balcazar/EyeEm/Getty Images New research finds banana peels can be powdered and used to increase the nutritional value and shelf life of …

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Children Hospitalized for COVID-19 Health Issues

Share on PinterestChildren hospitalized for COVID-19 can have lingering symptoms months later. Alexandra Pavlova/Getty Images Researchers say 27 percent of children hospitalized for COVID-19 in the early stages of the pandemic had health issues months after being treated. They said the most common ailments were activity impairment and persistent symptoms. Experts say parents can help …

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TikTok Video Goes Viral Making False Claim Some Tampons Cause Cancer

Share on PinterestUsers on the social media platform TikTok are gaining attention by spreading false claims that Titanium Dioxide in tampons causes cancer, yet there is no evidence it does. Ani Dimi/Stocksy United A viral TikTok video is spreading misinformation that an ingredient occasionally found in tampons — titanium dioxide — can cause cancer. Though …

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Robot Therapy Can Help With Stroke Rehabilitation

A stroke can impair a person’s movement, sensory abilities, speech, and other functions. Scientists in Germany say a brain-robot apparatus may be able to help a person with paralysis after a stroke regain some mobility. The device was used in research in which study participants used the brain-robot interface to move their hands. People who …

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Green Tea Extract May Help Reduce Blood Sugar and Gut Inflammation

Green tea has long been cited for potential health benefits. Now a new study looks at green tea extract and finds it may help reduce blood sugar levels. It may also lower gut inflammation, according to the research. Green tea is known for its long list of potential health benefits, like improved brain function and …

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