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Love Matters: 2 Heartfelt Studies Tell Us Why

When you take away the flowers and chocolate, Valentine’s Day really is something special: a whole day devoted to telling…

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Doctors Swab C-Section Babies with Bacteria from Mom

It is widely believed that newborns receive their first dose of bacteria from their mothers as they travel through the…

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Being in Nature Soothes the Brain

Writer—and city dweller—Florence Williams recently agreed to a unique experiment: she headed into the wilderness with cognitive psychologist Dr. David…

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Concerned about Heart Health? Choose Your Fats Wisely, Study Says

Here’s the thing about fats: they’re not all bad. And when it comes to heart health, it’s all about balance.…

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Do You Know These 7 Habits for a Healthy Heart?

When it comes to heart health, some things are just worth repeating. Like the fact that heart disease is still…

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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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