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Posted 1/22/18 12:00:00 AM by Katrina Poggio

The secret to living a longer life may be based on what country you call home.

Research shows if you’re living in Canada, Australia, France or Switzerland, chances are you’re living years longer than people in the United States, Thailand, Mexico and even Costa Rica.

The World Economic Forum released data showing how long people in different countries typically live.

The report compiles 137 countries across the globe, with the United States ranking 37th on the list. You can browse the list

Posted 1/12/18 12:00:00 AM by Katrina Poggio

Diabetics have had to prick their fingers for years in order to monitor their blood sugar. Thanks to modern science, a prick-free future may be on the horizon in the world of diabetes.

In recent years, researchers have discovered multiple prick-free options so diabetics can have alternatives. The problem is that the pain of finger pricks discourages many people with diabetes from managing their blood sugar.

As many as 67 percent of people with diabetes may not comply with finger pricks because it is invasive and somewhat painful, according to an American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists news release. However, tho