Trendy Cleanses for Kids Alarm Doctors

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_01f690e1f7.jpgtashka2000/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Joanne Heyman and her 17-year-old daughter Emmy are part of a growing trend -- sharing a love of organic cleanses that come in flavors like lemon cayenne agave and cashew vanilla cinnamon. The mother-daughter pair from Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y., are on a five-day cleansing program because dad was out of town.

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Early Onset of Depression in Men Could Lead to Less Active Lives

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_44e7e7a6d3.jpgJupiterimages/Thinkstock (MONTREAL) -- A Canadian study finds that men who are depressed at a young age are at greater risk than women of becoming sedentary as they get older. Dr. Nancy Low of McGill University Department of Psychiatry in Montreal conducted a survey of 760 adults who suffered symptoms of depression when they were 20. Asked at age 24 how much time they spent in front of the TV or computer, men wound up spending four more hours than women and a total of about 21 hours a week on the computer and/or watching TV.

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Caramel Coloring in Pancake Syrup Contains Carcinogen

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_95d5ca7da5.jpgMagone/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Your beloved pancake syrup may be killing you. While that might be something of an exaggeration, Consumer Reports warns that the main ingredient used in the caramel coloring of your favorite flapjack topping may be the same potential carcinogen as found in soft drinks. Dr. Urvashi Rangan with Consumer Reports says that 4-MEI was found in the five syrups tested: Hungry Jack Original, Aunt Jemima Original and Original Lite, Mrs. Butterworth's Original and Log Cabin.

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The More You Want, the Unhappier You Are

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_ca91e1b155.jpgEpicStockMedia/Thinkstock (WACO, Texas) -- Stuck on the Treadmill of Consumption? That’s what Baylor University researchers Jo-Ann Tsang and James Roberts call it when people buy more and more stuff to make themselves happy but never get to the point of ever being happy. The study by Tsang and Roberts attempts to learn why materialists are less happy than those who achieve gratification by helping others.

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Childhood Eczema May Last a Lifetime, Study Finds

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_5e212215ac.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (PHILADELPHIA) -- Researchers have bad news for eczema patients. Children diagnosed with atopic dermatitis, more commonly known as eczema, may cope with the condition for decades to come, and may even deal with it for the rest of their lives, according to a new study published in JAMA Dermatology.

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