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Is it safe to reboil tap water? [duplicate]

A friend of mine made the claim that I should empty my water kettle and not reboil the water that was left over. He said it has negative health effects but could not explain why. Is he right, what ...
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How much hazardous is cell site to our health?

A telephone company is installing a cell tower (cellular base station-antenna) 40 meters from my house (right in front of my house). The first thing I am concerning about is its effect to our health. ...
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Is being “healthy” an actual, overall provable term? Or is “healthy” just a loose assumption?

Say you go to a doctor and they say -- more or less -- that you are "healthy." What does this mean? Under what circumstances does one fall within these supposed confines? And what would falling ...
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How to assess the risk of “cardiac event” for a healthy runner? [closed]

It appears to be dreadfully not uncommon that seemingly healthy people suddenly die of "cardiac events" when doing physical exercises. Here is just another sad example: a healthy and regularly running ...
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How to ensure that sex with a new partner will be safe for health?

I want to be as certain as possible that sex with a new partner will not do any harm to my health. I know the common notion about "safe sex", but it seems oversimplified and generally primitive tools ...
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Does caffeine have any distinct biological effects to adrenaline?

Adrenaline usually is a "panicking response" and should, as far as I understand it, supresses any feelings of tiredness. However, someone I know has agoraphobia, which when triggered releases a lot of ...
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What is the best pH of drinking water?

I have seen that soft drinks are harmful to the body due to the very differing level of pH. I have also seen that our aged body become acid through time. And alkaline when young. The Physiological ...
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Calories composition and weight loss

My question comes after having read this article. Let's take a Person A and suppose the needed amount of calories for A is 2500 Kcal. Now suppose A wants to limit the amount of daily calories to 2000 ...
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How is a beard dirtier than a toilet?

Is it true that beard is more dirtier than toilet? Does someone has any specific answer? I read it in a website (https://www.speakingtrees.in/your-beard-is-dirtier-than-a-toilet-health/), but I am not ...
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Effects of exposure to Solar/Lunar eclipse on Human body

How does Solar/Lunar eclipse affect human body when one is directly exposed to it (by getting outdoors while an eclipse is in progress)? E.g. it is generally not advised to look towards a Solar ...
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health condition and chronic health conditions

Are the two sentences in bold contradictory? (Specially caused health conditions should include chronic and acute conditions.) Approximately 10 % –15 % of U.S. (between 10 and 20 million) children ...
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Sleeping and talking and it's effect on vocal chords

I lie down flat on the floor with a pillow under my head, to narrate long scripts for e-learning. Will this position have an adverse effect on my vocal chords if I keep doing it for the long term? I ...
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Why does spot fat reduction doesn't work?

I have read on many sites that spot reduction is a myth. But why? Shouldn't a muscle use the source of energy nearest to it? I'm sorry but I don't know much bout energy usage and stuff in human body....
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Is there any reason why free sugar consumption should be limited to low amounts?

The terminology free sugars is possibly related to mono and dissacharides. It is not clear to me if it means precisely just refined sugars or both, refined and not refined. There is a WHO study ...
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Short duration of Cryotherapy

What is the effect of short-duration application of cold therapeutic modalities on metabolic rate? Does it increase or decrease the metabolic rate?
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What's the best sleeping posture for humans?

We all sleep in different ways. Some on side,some on back,some on their front sides. But which sleeping form would be the most efficient, providing maximum rest to the body and brain? There is loads ...
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Can performing “Yogasanas” regularly, help increase a person's existing height?

"Yogasanas" have some astonishing health benefits, but can it help in making a person taller? I've searched and found that some "Aasanas" do actually help besides performing "Suryanamaskar" (Sun ...
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Sleeping with the penis in the vagina

Are there harmful side-effects of a couple sleeping with the penis in the vagina?
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How to improve joint cartilage thickness

Does anyone know of exercise or modality(ice/heat/tens) protocols that are supposed to increase joint cartilage bed thickness? This is excluding stem cell injections. I imagine that such a protocol ...
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Health Benefit of Social Nudity - Parasite Reduction?

I have been conducting extensive research over the last few years on the history of nudity in social situations, and I am looking to expand my research base now I have come across a few other ...
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Health Benefit of Social Nudity - Testicular Torsion Prevention?

I have been conducting extensive research over the last few years on the history of nudity in social situations, and I am looking to expand my research base now I have come across a few other ...