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Exercise after heart attack may improve survival

Exercising after a heart attack, even a long walk around the neighborhood, can be frightening for survivors. But those fears may be eased by new...

Disrupted body clock may lead to obesity and breast cancer

In a new study, USC scientists report that a novel time-keeping mechanism within liver cells that helps sustain key organ tasks can contribute to...

How loneliness could harm your health

More and more people, particularly older adults, are grappling with loneliness year-round, and a growing body of research suggests that chronic loneliness carries serious...

A vacation could prolong your life, new study shows

Taking vacations could prolong life. That’s the finding of a 40-year study published in The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging. “Don’t think having an otherwise...

Obesity, risk of cognitive dysfunction? High-intensity interval exercise may help you

It's fast-paced, takes less time to do, and burns a lot of calories. High-intensity interval exercise is widely recognized as the most time-efficient and effective...

Belly fat linked to high risk of heart disease and stroke

In a new study, researchers found that nearly two-thirds of people at high risk of heart disease and stroke have excess belly fat. The findings...

Getting enough exercise easier than you think, experts say

With New Year's resolutions only a few weeks away, there's good news for those resolving to exercise more: You don't have to go big or...

Why vaping marijuana may be too much for first-timers

Vaping marijuana instead of smoking an equal dose increases short-term anxiety, paranoia, memory loss, and distraction, a small study of infrequent users suggests. The findings,...

Body odor may be sign of health problems

Did anyone ever tell you that you smell bad? Funky breath or stinky underarms can happen to anyone, at any age. Whether or not you’ve noticed...

Alcohol drinking may be key to weight loss for people with diabetes

Research shows that losing weight can help prevent or delay the onset of diabetes. While best practice for weight loss often includes decreasing or eliminating...