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Supplements for Mental Health?
Can a nutritional supplement help manage depression symptoms? New research suggests that it's possible.
These Healthy Habits Might Lengthen Your Life
A new study identified five healthy habits that could increase your life expectancy.
The Power of New Year's Resolutions
Don't give up yet. Those healthy New Year's resolutions may help you reduce your cancer risk, according to the authors of a new study.
Stroke Risk Factors: A Growing Threat
In spite of stroke-prevention efforts in recent years, stroke risk factors appear to be becoming more common, according to a new study.
Stress May Stretch Your Waistline
People who are stressed out for long periods of time may face a higher risk of becoming obese, according to a new study.
From Short Sleep to Sugary Drinks
Getting less sleep may be tied to drinking more sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), according to a new study.
When Supplements, Antidepressants Team Up
Certain nutritional supplements may help antidepressants do their job better in patients with depression, a new study found.
The Truth About Alcohol
You hear a lot about moderate alcohol intake and good health, but the research backing up those claims might be flawed, a new study found.
Easy Steps to Heart Health
Heart disease takes more lives of men and women than any other disease in the US, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
For Better Sleep, Adjust Your Diet
Many people would agree that what they eat influences their weight, health and even mood. But diet may affect much more than just our waking lives.