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About Allie Beatty

Allie's Voice is where I put my thoughts on health news. I have Type 1 diabetes but I talk about things that apply to everybody. Reach me on Twitter @AlliesVoice. Subscribe for free to Allie's Voice weekend e-news to support the nonprofit, Dip a Stick® for Diabetes. Learn more at www.dipastick.org.

Eat Fish Twice Weekly to Reduce Heart Disease

I never would have expected to see a headline advocating eating this type of meat twice a week to reduce heart attack risk. But a study has found that eating fish twice a week significantly helps to reduce heart attacks. … Continue reading

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Are Octopuses Alien?

They sure look like aliens, with crazy legs flailing in all directions. The fact that their legs grow back when you cut them off is foreign enough. But as unearthly as these creatures may seem, science knows they exist here … Continue reading

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Stem Cells to Treat ED

If the ominous cloud of a blue pill moment is getting too cumbersome for the natural flow in your sexual life, maybe this stem cell renovation might be a viable alternative. Viagra works by opening the floodgates for blood flow … Continue reading

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Bone Drug May Cure Baldness

Losing hair seems to be a common occurrence for older folks. However when people are younger it can sometimes be a little disconcerting. Researchers believe they made a sound and new magic drug for the treatment of baldness and the … Continue reading

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Dangers for Elderly Not Talking Openly About Sex

For the record, these ladies were clearly not included in this study. But once you get past the laughs afforded at the candid conversation about sex with these older ladies,  you can focus on the dangers presented by elderly folks … Continue reading

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Magnesium is a Superhero for Anxiety

Is it any wonder that 40% of Americans report being as anxious or more than they were a year ago? Only 20% of people say they have less anxiety than they did a year ago. For what reason can we … Continue reading

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The Melody of Less Anxiety

Music can have magical effects on our moods. Certain music can make us workout harder, add to our endurance, make us feel more aggressive, or calm us down. Researchers have found a way to take advantage of these mitigating effects … Continue reading

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Five Tips to Living Longer

A study shows that 5 habits can extend your life by over a decade. If you’re up for the challenge – this one’s for you! Nobody said life is easy but it’s definitely worthwhile paying attention to find simple tricks … Continue reading

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Healthier Kids May Be Farm-Raised

A new study is confirming what people and researchers have been saying for decades. Kids exposed to more dirty environments are likely to be healthier and happier. The study explains these effects, too. In the study, kids raised in farm … Continue reading

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Global Healing Crusader Found Dead

Biohackers are notoriously controversial, revolutionary, and a little bit of crazy. So when this biohacker, Aaron Traywick, was found dead  people wonder how did this happen? The short backstory leading up to this shocking event isn’t too far off the trail … Continue reading

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