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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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Superbugs Common among Seniors, Handwashing is Key

Healthcare workers know about the importance of frequent handwashing, but after finding out that most seniors (nearly 25%) leave the…

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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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No Sugarcoating It: Americans Love Ultra-Processed Foods

In new study published online this month in the journal BMJ Open, researchers revealed that more than half of the…

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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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Curious about the MIND Diet? A Brief Intro + 10 Key Food Groups

We often hear about the benefits of the Mediterranean diet for cardiovascular and total-body health. However, new research has taken…

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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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Your Good Bacteria Have a Defense System

By now most of us know a thing or two about the trillions of microbes taking up residence in the…

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Should We Rethink Giving Routine Antibiotics to Preemies?

Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis believe it may be necessary—even critical—to change how we…

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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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How Does a Year in Space Affect the Gut? One Astronaut May Hold the Answer

Recently astronaut Scott Kelly returned home from space. It was the longest trip ever completed by an American astronaut, and…

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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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