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Toxins in the News: 3 Studies Making Headlines

Most days we give little thought to the thousands upon thousands of chemicals that surround us in our daily lives,…

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Are Happiness and Health Connected? Harvard Researchers Aim to Find Out

“We’re going to be trying to see if the old adage that happiness makes you healthier is true,” says Professor…

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Take this Study with a Grain of Salt… or a Twist of Lime

Following a recent study, researchers at Oregon State University have reason to believe that hops—one of the key ingredients in…

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Why is there Weed Killer in Your Breakfast?

Good question. And one the nonprofit group Alliance for Natural Health USA was asking after it tested about two dozen…

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Green Spaces Linked to Longer Lifespan, Better Mental Health in Women

A walk in the woods. A stroll through a city park. How often have you lost yourself in nature and…

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Does that Burger Come with a Side of Harmful Chemicals?

If it really is true that you are what you eat, it may be time for Americans to stop and…

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This Dangerous Heart Attack is Doing More Damage to Women

A particularly serious type of heart attack is killing up to twice as many women than men across the globe,…

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The Great Milk Debate: Whole vs. Low-Fat or Skim

Since first introduced in the 1980s, the USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans (including the most recent edition for 2015–2020) have…

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Ladies: Being in the Sun is Good for Your Health

While being cautious about sun exposure is smart, Swedish scientists say avoiding it altogether may not be the best alternative,…

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Study: These 2 Things Help Keep Your Brain Young

As we age, so do our brains, but researchers at Concordia University in Canada now believe there may be a…

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Need a Brain Boost? Get Moving!

Weight management, heart health, muscle and joint health—these are the things that likely come to mind when you think about…

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Probiotics Becoming More Common in Hospital Treatment Plans

Something interesting is happening in hospitals across the country. According to a recent survey involving more than 140 hospitals in…

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Planning a Trip? Plan to Add a Few Pounds

If you’ve ever come back from vacation feeling a little heavier than when you left, you may want to pay…

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Do You Know about This Glaring Flaw in Pesticide Regulation?

It’s a big one, according to a new report from researchers at the University of California Los Angeles, and it…

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Drinking More Water Contributes to a Healthy Weight

Just a 1% increase in daily water consumption may have lasting dietary benefits, according to a recent study conducted by…

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