Does Bathing in Vitamin C Water Improve Health?

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_1201cd57d5.jpgYevgen Kuzmin/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Now you can add a little citrus-inspired zip to your shower by installing a vitamin C-infused filter to your shower head. The MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas offers vitamin-powered showers in its Stay Well rooms.  Leonardo DiCaprio will also soon enjoy this “nutrisoothical” amenity when he moves into his wellness-focused condo in New York City, according to Delos Living, the company providing the shower heads.

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Researcher Claims Moms Are Less Active at Home than 50 Years Ago

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_6d8153c4d9.jpgdiego cervo/Thinkstock (COLUMBIA, S.C.) -- It’s been said a mother’s work is never done but at least one researcher claims moms aren’t doing as much work around the house as they did during the mid-1960s. According to Edward Archer of the University of South Carolina's Arnold School of Public Health, moms with kids 5 and younger devoted an average of 44 hours a week to housework in 1965.  In 2010, he says that figure declined to 30 hours a week.

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Different Brain Wiring Is What Makes Men and Women Different

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_851ee44ac8.jpgPeter Hynes/Thinkstock (PHILADELPHIA) -- Wonder why men and women are so different?  Well, wonder no more, thanks to University of Pennsylvania researchers who’ve been able to differentiate between the wiring of male and female brains. All it took was close to 1,000 scans of neural connections to determine that men’s brains make them better at perception and multitasking while women usually top men when it comes to memory and intuition.

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CDC Wants Restaurant Workers to Clean Up Their Act

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_581e5cbf4a.jpgMaxim Kostenko/Thinkstock (ATLANTA) -- Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say that it’s relatively easy to prevent millions of cases of food-borne illnesses annually. The answer, according to the CDC, is educating restaurant workers in the importance of washing hands contaminated with germs. Furthermore, health experts says that employees also need to stay home whenever they’re sick so as not to spread their illnesses.

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Country Split on Support for Assisted Suicides

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_97688662d5.jpgiStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Doctor-assisted suicide remains a divisive issue in the U.S. according to Pew Research Center survey conducted last spring. Of 2,000 adult respondents, 49 percent said they opposed physicians helping terminally ill patients to take their lives while 47 percent approved of the practice. Sixty-one percent of white mainline Protestants support doctor-assisted suicide along with 55 percent of Catholics and 66 percent of adults with no religious affiliation.

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