Omega-3 Diet Linked to Longer Life Span in Women

A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology may have you heading to the seafood section of your…

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Do Optimists Live Longer?

Scientists at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health believe they have proof the answer is yes—at least…

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Gut Bacteria May Help Prevent Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are small, pebble-like objects formed by mineral deposits in the kidneys. They can cause severe pain and sometimes…

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Is Travel the Key to Happiness and a Healthy Mind?

Researchers at the Tohoku University Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer (IDAC) are taking an innovative approach to finding out…

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Study: Americans Have Gotten Shorter, Heavier

Tall people seem to have it made. Not only do they tend to be healthier, smarter and more successful than…

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How is Your Liver Tied to Your Sweet Tooth?

There may be a reason you want that cookie—and a second cookie, and a third cookie, and you get the…

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Study: Celiac Linked to Gut Bacteria

Roughly one in every 133 Americans has celiac disease, an immune disorder that often causes debilitating digestive symptoms because of…

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Study: Healthy Aging Begins with a Balanced Gut

Early in life—and quite possibly starting in the womb—each of us begins to develop a unique population of bacteria inside…

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Can Poop Transplants Help Wipe Out Superbugs?

Widespread antibiotic resistance is a major problem in America today. It happens when our bodies become resistant to the effects…

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Can Gut Bacteria Help Solve Crimes One Day?

The more we learn about the thriving bacterial population (or microbiome) inside each of us, the more we begin to…

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Can Chocolate Help Boost Memory Skills?

Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center completed a small but noteworthy study in which antioxidant compounds found in chocolate were…

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Not Crazy about Cardio? Even a Quick Run Benefits Your Heart

Results of a study from Iowa State University reveal that even a short run (5 to 10 minutes) is good…

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