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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.
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.
Diabetes: How Teen Stress Could Predict Adult Risk
Many people believe that a positive mindset can help them overcome disease. New evidence suggests that the power of the mind-body connection may not only be real, it may also be a two-way street.
Depressed? Here's Another Reason to Work Out
The idea that exercise could help depressed patients isn't a new one. But what could be a new idea is that it could also help their hearts.