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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Moderate Exercise Reduces Heart Disease Risk in Younger Women

Heart disease is still the leading cause of death in the United States, killing 1 in 4 women every year.…

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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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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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Silence Isn’t Just Golden, It’s Good for You

True silence isn’t easy to find in our modern world. Here in the United States, your best bet may be…

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Rising Obesity Rates Linked to Diabetes, Poor Heart Health

Obesity continues to be one of our most prominent health challenges, affecting more than a third of all adults in…

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Simple Daily Stretches May Help Ease Menopause Symptoms

Although menopause is a natural transition that happens to all women, the symptoms that go along with it—including hot flashes,…

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Is Gut Bacteria Linked to Chronic Fatigue?

Until only recently, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) was thought to be psychological in nature. In other words, “It’s all in…

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More Americans Saying “No” to Sugary Drinks—But is it Enough?

A new study offers promising news about the American diet, but we still have a long way to go, according…

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Healthy Diet Improves Mobility as Women Get Older

We know from previous studies that good nutrition is strongly linked to optimal health. Now, experts at Brigham and Women’s…

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