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This Week in Health: How to Really Lose Weight

Little is harder than losing weight and keeping it off for good, yet many find a way. Exactly how goes deeper than diet and exercise, according to new science. Here’s what else caught our attention in health news this week. … Continue reading

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TIME Health: Skin Conditions

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Health Experts Slam Trump’s New Proposed Budget

Public health experts are expressing serious concern about the White House’s proposed 2018 budget, which would substantially cut funding to key government health agencies and programs. Under the proposed plan, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which provide funding for … Continue reading

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This Week in Health: Exercise Myths and Barre Class Benefits

This week brought encouraging news about exercise: It’s a real anti-ager, you don’t have to do it on an empty stomach and you can get a whole lot out of tiny movements, particularly in barre class. Here’s what else caught … Continue reading

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Violent Attacks on Health Care Facilities Increased in 2016, Report Finds

In a 48-hour period in November, warplanes bombed five hospitals in Syria, leaving Aleppo’s rebel-controlled section without a functioning hospital. The loss of the Aleppo facilities — which had been handling more than 1,500 major surgeries each month — was … Continue reading

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The White House Is Cutting More Funds for Overseas Health Organizations Linked to Abortion

The Trump administration announced Monday that it will expand the denial of U.S. funding for foreign health organizations that provide abortion services or even information about abortion. The disruption in funding could threaten hundreds of clinics globally that fight HIV, … Continue reading

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This Week in Health: Flesh-Eating Bacteria and the Perks of Coffee

This week brought the harrowing yet inspiring story of a woman who survived an infection from flesh-eating bacteria. It also provided the bottom line on coffee at last. (You’re in luck: it’s good for you.) Here’s what else caught our … Continue reading

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TIME Health: Eye Health

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A Health Care Expert Reveals 3 Things You Can Do to Lower Your Medical Bills

There’s plenty of uncertainty in health care these days as Congress wrestles with Obamacare’s fate. But there’s one thing we know for sure: The price we pay for health care keeps going up. Even setting aside the winners and losers … Continue reading

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This Week in Health: Bike to Work, Eat Less Salt, Try Zumba

This week brought plenty of new research on the health virtues of exercise. One study also helped banish the “I have no time” excuse by showing that a more active commute to work may help you live longer. Here’s what … Continue reading

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This Week in Health: Go for a Run, Change Your Tinder Photo

This week we learned how a little bit of running may add years to your life—and all of the other amazing things that pounding the pavement can do for the body. Here’s what else grabbed our attention in health news … Continue reading

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Yo-Yo Dieting Is Dangerous for Your Health

When you need to lose weight, it can be very tempting to try an extreme, quick-fix diet—even though you know there’s a good chance the results won’t stick. But here is a powerful reminder that a slow, steady approach to … Continue reading

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This Week in Health: Take a Walk, Get a Massage, Pet a Dog

This week’s health news was filled with useful tips about how to feel better and happier with a bit of self-care, like taking a walk during work and getting an occasional massage. Here’s what else caught our attention this week. … Continue reading

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This Week in Health: The Risk of Running Marathons

Marathon-running is a popular pastime, but new research released this week found that it’s particularly stressful for one part of the body. We also learned that if you want to mix-up your workouts, you may want to consider kickboxing. Here’s … Continue reading

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4 Natural ‘Cures’ That Are Bad for Your Health

It’s a common misconception that natural or alternative medicine treatments are safer than prescription drugs and procedures done in traditional clinical settings. But a recent death from turmeric is proof that even natural treatments can be dangerous. According to a … Continue reading

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