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Even a Little Sugar May Harm Your Liver in the Long Run

As it turns out, simply switching to a healthier diet may not be enough when it comes to supporting liver…

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Popular Heartburn Drugs May Be Harmful to Healthy Kidneys

More than 60 million Americans experience heartburn at least once a month, and millions more suffer from heartburn symptoms every…

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Go Ahead, Hit Snooze: 2 New Studies Tout the Benefits of Sleep

Nowadays it seems the busier our lives get, the more we put off getting a good night’s rest. But countless…

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CDC Says Obesity Still on the Rise, Women Slightly Worse Off

For a short time, experts thought the U.S. obesity problem may have been stabilizing—and possibly heading toward a decline—but a…

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Healthy Eating: Let’s Talk Portion Size

If making healthier choices about what you eat and drink is among your New Year’s resolutions, it helps to know…

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Too Good to Be True? New Study Says Americans Eating Healthier

While we still have significant strides to make toward improving the American diet, even small, positive changes can lead to…

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Gut Bacteria May Burn Calories While You Snooze

Only recently have scientists begun to study how our gut microbes affect our weight, but there seems to be a…

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Researchers Say Passing Gas is Good for Your Health

Jokes aside, occasional flatulence seems to be good for you. At least that’s what researchers from the University of Copenhagen…

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Men’s Brains Age More Quickly. Here’s Why it Matters.

When it comes to brain health as we get older, it seems there may be some advantages to being a…

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4 Simple Tips to Help Manage Stress

During the holiday season and throughout the year, managing stress is important to your emotional well-being as well as your…

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5 Quick Holiday Health Tips to the Rescue

Hard at work on your holiday to-do list? Just remember the most important gift we can give ourselves this season…

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Taking Antibiotics Can Change Your Gut Bacteria for Months

Antibiotics are beneficial in many cases, but taking them for every little cough and sniffle may be leading us down…

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What Does Your Work Say about Your Waistline?

Researchers in Australia recently looked beyond diet and exercise to see if something else may be contributing to weight gain…

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Is Your Favorite Nail Polish Hiding this Harmful Toxin?

At any given time, we all carry around more than 200 chemical pollutants, pesticides, and toxic metals in our bodies—so…

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Fruit & Veggies—More Matters Month (Plus Recipes!)

Are you getting enough fruit and vegetables in your daily diet? How about the rest of your family? September is…

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