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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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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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This Is How Much Praise Kids Really Need

To help children thrive emotionally and socially, aim to praise them for their good behavior five times a day, a new study suggests. The research, presented at the British Psychological Society’s annual conference, found that parents who did exactly that … 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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30% of Americans Have This Obesity-Related Disease

About 30% to 40% of American adults have a condition that has no visible signs and rarely causes symptoms, but can raise the risk of heart disease, diabetes, cirrhosis and liver cancer. It’s called nonalcoholic fatty liver disease—and as American … Continue reading

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This Quick Meditation Helps You Let Go of Stress and Sleep

Meditation has been shown to be an effective way to wind down and get to sleep—something that’s especially useful after a harried day of work. Mindfulness techniques have been shown to improve sleep quality, fatigue and insomnia in people who … 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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Always Hungry? This One Ingredient May Be to Blame

Everyone knows that salty foods make you thirsty. But according to new research, when people increase their sodium intake long-term, they actually drink less water. And that’s not the study’s only surprising finding: High sodium levels also increase feelings of … 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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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 Map Shows Where People Are the Most Stressed in America

Who’s suffering from the most stress in America? People in Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi, according to surveys and federal data, analyzed by personal finance website WalletHub. People in those states generally had higher divorce rates and lower credit scores, and … 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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This Week in Health: The Upside of Alcohol and Danger of Breast Implants

This week provided fresh evidence that drinking alcohol—in moderation, of course—can lower risk for most types of heart disease. Check out what else grabbed our attention in health this week, and subscribe to our newsletter for more. What to know … Continue reading

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Why Researchers Are Concerned This Pesticide May Cause Cancer

A group of environmental health researchers is calling for federal regulators to reassess the safety of the world’s most commonly used herbicide following a series of news stories damaging to the chemical’s manufacturer. The researchers writing in the Journal of … Continue reading

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This Is the Secret to Not Getting Heart Disease

Scientists have fresh evidence of just how healthy a non-Western lifestyle can be. In a new report, researchers studied an indigenous group of hunter-gatherers that live in South America and found that their risk for coronary atherosclerosis—hardening of the arteries—is … Continue reading

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