Global Study Finds the World is More Obese than Ever

Across the globe, people are heavier now than ever before. The news follows a recent study led by Imperial College…

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Tennis Anyone? Study Finds Racquet Sports Best for Heart Health

As a rule, physical activity of any kind is good for the heart, which is why the American Heart Association…

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High-protein Diet Linked to Healthy Weight

Previous research has pointed to a diet rich in protein to help with weight management, and a new study may…

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A Quick and Easy Way to Get More Vitamin E

We hear a lot about the importance of vitamin A, vitamin C, and B vitamins, but many other vitamins are…

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How Does Your Blood Pressure Affect Your Brain?

The American Heart Association wants us to think about blood pressure—but not for the reasons you may think. In a…

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Does Fidgeting Keep Your Heart Healthy?

Are you a finger tapper? An under-the-table leg bouncer? It turns out you may be doing your heart a favor.…

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New Report Paints a Bleak Picture of Global Air Quality

In September the World Health Organization (WHO) released a new report detailing the state of global air quality and its…

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Do Fitness Trackers Fall Short when it Comes to Weight Loss?

Wearable fitness trackers certainly have their benefits. They encourage us to get moving, set goals, and be more proactive about…

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Study: Diet More Effective than Drugs for Heart Health

We know from previous studies that following a Mediterranean-style diet may help reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, and…

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Are e-Cigs Just as Bad for Your Heart?

Researchers in Europe have uncovered another reason electronic cigarettes may be just as dangerous as the real thing. Along with…

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Are Those Extra Pounds Adding Years to Your Brain?

Obesity has been linked to countless health problems including heart disease, diabetes, and even shorter lifespans. Now, researchers at the…

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Too Little Sleep is Harmful to Men’s Health

You may not realize it, but your body is pretty active while you sleep. Your brain is busy creating new…

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Can Healthy Fats Help You Eat Better?

When it comes down to it, choosing the right foods is simpler than you may think. In fact, at the…

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Overweight, Obese Men Have a Higher Risk of Premature Death

In one of the most comprehensive obesity studies to date, researchers in England found that the global obesity epidemic may…

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Can Our Gut Bacteria Predict Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Two new studies point to a link between the gut microbiome and rheumatoid arthritis—an autoimmune disorder characterized by widespread inflammation…

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