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Benefits of Regular Physical Activity
There are many health benefits to being a physically active person. Here’s a list from what you might gain from developing an exercise routine.
Health Hazards of Sitting All Day
Whether it’s at the office, in the car or on the sofa, more Americans are sitting for significant periods of the day. Unfortunately, a sedentary habits can have consequences.
Beer: The Health Benefits and Consequences
Many Americans enjoy their alcohol, spending close to $99 billion every year on beer alone. Here’s a list of potential health benefits and consequences of beer consumption.
Foods that Boost Brain Power
A few changes to your diet may give your brain a boost! 
Sweet Benefits of Chocolate
Chocolate may be sweet, rich and delicious, but it also can provide health benefits when consumed in moderation. Here’s a list of ways that chocolate can benefit your health.
Healthy Habits After You Hit 40
Most doctors will say that your 40's are an important time for preventing health problems. Here’s some tips that can help you stay healthy.
Most Polluted Cities in the US
The American Lung Association released a list of the most polluted cities in the US.
How Obesity Affects Health
Besides tobacco use, obesity is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States.
Women’s Heart Problems Linked to MCI
Heart disease has been linked to risk for dementia. But it is not clear which types of dementia are related to heart problems.
MS Drug Shows Promise to Treat Heart Condition
A multiple sclerosis drug may work double duty. It has been shown in a lab study to prevent and even reverse one of the leading causes of heart attack.