Making Bad Worse

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Studies are showing that when we are already stressed out, reaching for junk food is a normal response.

A really bad response.

If you already have heart disease, or high cholesterol, Stress and Junk Food together make for a very bad and potentially deadly combination.

Exactly how bad?

Read on to see what Janis Jibrin, M.S., R.D., Nutritionist, has to say on the matter.

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Stress and Junk Food: A Bad Combination

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Teenagers and Steroids

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Steroid Side Effects

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Last night, ABC World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer discussed the danger of steroid use. While most parents are concerned about their kids using drugs, steroids just aren’t one that many people are actually concerned with.

But, studies show we should be very concerned.

According to a study done by the Taylor Hooten Foundation,

Steroid usage among teenagers is growing, The study was prompted by a high-school student in Connecticut testing positive to steroids. What is really concerning is that a recent Gallup poll found less than 20 percent of adults surveyed believe teenage steroid abuse to be a major problem.

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Taylor Hooten Foundation