Do Optimists Live Longer?

Scientists at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health believe they have proof the answer is yes—at least…

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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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Study Shows Women are Less Likely to Talk about Digestive Issues

Ladies, when it comes to tummy troubles are you the “suffer in silence” type? It turns out you’re not alone.…

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Women: Yo-Yo Dieting May Endanger Your Heart

Previous studies have linked excess weight and obesity to changes in heart health, but new research examines whether or not…

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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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National Women’s Health & Fitness Day + 3 Quick Tips

Over the last 30 years we have seen big improvements in women’s health, including fewer deaths from heart disease, a…

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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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Here’s Why Your Gut Doesn’t Like the Paleo Diet

The friendly microbes in your digestive tract love fiber. They gobble it up so they can multiply, which means more…

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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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