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Grill Safely This Summer
Summer is the season of grilling. It's also the season when grill fires peak.
These Healthy Habits Might Lengthen Your Life
A new study identified five healthy habits that could increase your life expectancy.
E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Lettuce
With one death reported, the number of cases linked to a large E. coli outbreak continues to rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Aging and the Effects of Inactivity
Getting older comes with a lot of changes, and one of those changes might be how your muscles react to inactivity, according to a new study.
The Vitamin That Can Interfere with Lab Tests
Biotin, also known as vitamin B7, may interfere with lab tests and lead to incorrect results, according to a recent warning from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
For Kids, Dietary Supplements May Pose Risks
Many kids and teens are using dietary and herbal supplements, but some health experts have questioned the safety of these over-the-counter products.
How a Sedentary Lifestyle Affects Your Health
For frail, inactive adults, sedentary behaviors like sitting may raise their risk of dying, according to a new study.
Healthy Diet: Small Changes, Big Results
Making small diet improvements over time may lower your risk of dying, according to a new study.
The Benefits of Your Morning Coffee
Here's another reason to look forward to your morning cup of coffee: It might make you live longer.
Vitamin D: Too Much of a Good Thing
The number of people taking vitamin D supplements above the recommended levels has increased, according to a new study. But taking too much vitamin D could be unhealthy.