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Are you suffering from insomnia

Are you suffering from insomnia?

In a recent study, scientists from University of Pennsylvania find that 1 in 4 Americans develop insomnia every year. But the good news is that...
How weight loss surgery changes your relationship

How weight loss surgery changes romantic relationship

Individuals who have undergone bariatric surgery have a higher probability of getting married, separating from their partner or getting divorced, according to a Swedish...
Which weight loss method is best for your health

Which weight loss method is best for your health

In the US, millions of people are overweight or obese, including both adults and children. Obesity, or too much fat in the body, is a...
How to have healthy weight gain during pregnancy

How to have healthy weight gain during pregnancy

It is known that women gain weight during pregnancy. Many moms still have higher body weight after giving birth than before pregnancy, and they blame...
How the body clock impacts our health

How the body clock impacts our health

Last year, three scientists who found how our bodies tell time won the 2017 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine. The body clock, or circadian,...
Benefits of exercise can outweigh harms of severe obesity

Benefits of exercise can outweigh harms of severe obesity

Can you be fit and healthy even if you're overweight? That's the question researchers at York University set out to answer in a new study. The...
A healthy retirement is more than lifestyle

A healthy retirement is more than lifestyle

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Calorie quality is as important as calorie quantity for your weight loss plan

Calorie quality is as important as calorie quantity for your weight loss plan

For people who want to lose weight, restricting calories in their diet is key. But scientists suggest that while calorie quantity is important, calorie quality...
3 simple ways to help you live healthy and longer

3 simple ways to help you live healthy and longer

We have heard it before from our doctors and other health experts: Keep your weight down, don’t smoke and cut back on the alcohol if...
Diet low in specific amino acids may be critical for weight loss

Diet low in specific amino acids may be critical for weight loss

A worldwide epidemic of diabetes and obesity has led many people to try to lose weight by dieting – but reduced-calorie diets are very...
Doctors find new approach for healthy aging

Doctors find new approach for healthy aging

It's 11 A.M., and patient Carlton "Carty" Spencer is holding court with family members in his room at Keck Hospital of USC. When another visitor...
Exercise can benefit heart even if the air quality is poor

Exercise can benefit heart even the air quality is poor

In a new study, researchers find that even in areas with moderate-to-high traffic pollution, exercise still could reduce the risk of first and recurrent...
Healthy lifestyles can prevent 80% of lung cancer

Healthy lifestyles can prevent 80% of lung cancer

In a new study from UNSW Sydney, researchers find most lung cancer can be prevented by healthy lifestyle behaviors, such as quitting smoking, boosting...
Smartphone reduce the benefits of taking a break in nature

Smartphone reduce the benefits of taking a break in nature

Being in nature helps restore your brain's ability to focus attention on a task. But if you are checking social media on your phone or...

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5 exercises that do wonders for your health

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8 ways to lose belly fat and have a healthier life

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From 275 to 155: a physician shares her weight loss story and tips

Dr. Patricia Happel grew up in a family where obesity and unhealthy habits were common. One grandfather used to hide his heart medication in a...
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Key recommendations for successful weight loss

To lose weight successfully, the combination of a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity is recommended. This combination also may reduce abdominal fat and increase...
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Vegan diet: best for weight loss

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Paleo diet could increase weight gain and harm your health

Paleo diet could increase weight gain and harm your health

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Our brain can detect disease in others before it breaks out

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How high-intensity interval training keeps you young

How high-intensity interval training keeps you young

It’s oft-repeated but true: exercise keeps you healthy. It boosts your immune system, keeps the mind sharp, helps you sleep, maintains your muscle tone, and...