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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Need an Omega-3 Boost? Choose Organic Meats and Milk, Say Researchers

It’s no secret that Americans are not getting enough Omega-3 in their diets, but consuming organic meats and milk may…

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Fighting the Zika Virus with Mosquito Gut Bacteria

Researchers are comparing the strategy to a Trojan horse—one that may be able to help slow the spread of the…

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Dropping Just 5% Body Weight Benefits Your Heart

When it comes to heart health, small changes often provide big benefits. That was certainly the case recently, when researchers…

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Kicking the Sugar Habit Not So Simple, Study Finds

Habits become habits for a reason. It happens over time, as repeated behavior slowly changes the circuitry of our brains…

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