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Is Inactivity A Pandemic? The World Health Organization Says Yes

11 Sep, 2018

Sedentary lifestyles are becoming more and more commonplace across the globe, leading the World Health Organization (WHO) to label the problem an official “pandemic” crisis.

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Married Couples Share Diabetes Risk

22 May, 2018

A fascinating new study may have found a connection between spouses’ BMI and their shared risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Find out what this means for your relationship, and how you can stay healthy together.

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Deadly Falls Are Getting More Frequent For The Elderly

14 May, 2018

Fatal falls are on the rise in America’s senior population; but the consensus from medical experts is that many of these are avoidable. Learn how to protect your aging loved ones from a preventable fall.

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Exercising Doesn’t Just Help You: It May Also Benefit Offspring

11 Apr, 2018

Exercising is obviously important for you to feel good and stay healthy, but a surprising new study shows that it may benefit your unborn offspring as well.

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Your Childhood Friends Are Still Protecting Your Health

02 Apr, 2018

All that time you spent with your friends as a child might still be impacting your life in a positive way today, as researchers find that youth friendships can be a health protectant.

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Warren Buffett Calls Health Care A “Tapeworm” On U.S. Economy

26 Mar, 2018

Warren Buffett is one of the richest people in the world, and he recently aimed his economic knowledge at one target in particular: the U.S. healthcare system, which he likened to a tapeworm.

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What Are “Smart Pills?”

14 Mar, 2018

Many pundits believe that so-called “smart pills” will be a major treatment option in the near future, even potentially replacing some traditional diagnostic methods. So, what are “smart pills,” anyway?

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Is Loneliness A Public Health Crisis?

23 Jan, 2018

Various studies have shown that feeling lonely — and living alone — can raise your risk of a premature death. Now, the UK is leading the world in an effort to reduce its citizens’ loneliness.

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Have You Had Your Hearing Checked Lately?

16 Jan, 2018

Hearing loss is an incredibly common age-related condition, but we don’t talk enough about what can be done to protect and preserve your hearing as you get older.

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Are You Married? You Might Have A Lower Risk Of Dementia.

14 Dec, 2017

Dementia, or the diminishing brain function associated with age, is a scary prospect. But new data suggests being married might guard against its onset.

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