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Ronke Idowu Reeves

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Ronke Idowu Reeves is a writer and journalist who hails from Brooklyn, NY. Her news and entertainment stories have appeared on WABC-TV-New York, Fox News Channel, VH1, BET.com plus in Sundance Film Festival's Sundance Daily Insider and People Magazine.

Menopause Increases Memory Loss In Women: Study

A new study shows that the drop in estrogen levels during menopause causes memory loss in women.

BMI Measurements Mislead Millions of Americans

A UCLA study says millions of Americans are unfairly labeled as overweight or obese due to a limited view of a person’s body mass index versus their overall health and well-being.

Losing Weight Doesn’t Cut Certain Cancer Risks: Study

While being overweight contributes to an increased risk of cancer, research shows that weight loss does not necessarily protect you from certain types of malignancy.

USB Stick Doubles as HIV Test

British scientists have developed an HIV test on a USB stick, which quickly and accurately measures the levels of the virus in a person’s blood.

Exercise During Pregnancy Reduces Health Risks in Children

Research shows that one of the health benefits of exercising while pregnant is that it protects your children into their adulthood lives.

Scientists Find New Way to Stop Poison Ivy’s Itch

It works by blocking an immune system protein in the skin with an antibody, which halts the process of when the brain tells the skin that it is itchy.

Pregnancy After 35 Makes Moms Mentally Sharper: Study

Having a baby after your mid-30s helps to give you better brain power as you age and protects you from memory loss, researchers say.

Poor Diet During Pregnancy Can Age a Baby’s Heart

New research shows that a baby from an undernourished mother is more likely to suffer early heart aging than the child of an well-nourished parent.

Using Facebook May Increase Life Expectancy

Did you friend someone today? Studies now show that using Facebook could add years to your life.

Don’t Like to Exercise? It Could Be in Your Genes

If you’re not a big fan of working out, mom and dad could be to blame. A study says your genes could play a huge role in your interest in exercise.

7 States Legalize Marijuana on Election Day

From coast to coast, the people of America have spoken, and it’s unanimous — they want their weed.

Women Who Reduce BPA Exposure Lose More Weight: Study

Studies show that limiting exposure to BPA products can help women experience significant weight loss.

Are There Too Many Antibiotics In Your Fast Food?

Some of the most popular fast and restaurants are misusing antibiotics in their food, according to a new report.

Why Too Much Water Can Actually Be Deadly

Water has been touted as the number one beverage for dehydration. But for some long endurance athletes it could potentially be fatal.

Fruits and Vegetables Can Slow ALS: Study

Fruits and vegetables can slow the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, a study says.

The Song That Reduces Stress by 65 Percent

Feeling stressed out and don’t know what to do? Here's a song that can reduce stress levels by 65 percent, every time you listen to it.

Can’t Sleep? Election Could Be to Blame

Hillary or Donald? It’s a question that’s causing Americans to lose sleep, and it’s even giving Canadians nightmares.

New Acne Research Could Lead to New Treatments

A new understanding of the root cause of acne, specifically how we house the bacteria that trigger inflammation, could help to develop new treatments.

New Skin Patch Brings Relief to Peanut Allergy Sufferers

The patch works by releasing peanut proteins into the skin, a process that helps to build cellular tolerance to the peanuts.

The Sleeping Position That Could Help Fight Alzheimer’s

Sleeping on your side is a healthier position for your brain, and it reduces the chances of developing Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, a study found.

This Anti-Aging Remedy Helps You Achieve Youthful Skin

This groundbreaking method of skin rejuvenation doesn’t require anyone go under the knife, apply any expensive creams or even leave their homes.