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Common blood clot in veins could lead to life-threatening condition
Results from a new study have revealed that patients with clinically diagnosed superficial vein thrombosis (SVT), a blood clot in the veins just beneath the skin that commonly resolves on its own without treatment, are at increased risk of developing venous thromboembolism (VTE), a dangerous, often life-threatening condition. ANI

College students not eating enough fruits, veggies, says study
A new study has revealed that college students aren't eating enough fruits and vegetables, and are in fact not even eating one serving per day, far from the recommended five daily servings. ANI

Feeling dehydrated after exercise? Drink milk rather than water or sports drink
Researchers at McMaster University have said that active children need to be watered with milk as it is a more effective way of countering dehydration than a sports drink or water itself. ANI

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