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Are You Taking Heart Health Seriously Enough?
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Are You Taking Heart Health Seriously Enough?

Prepare yourself for a statistic that might make your heart a bit heavier: In the time it will take you…

Accidental Dehydration—It’s Far More Common Than You Think
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Accidental Dehydration—It’s Far More Common Than You Think

A few nights ago, when I woke up at 3:30 in the morning for that usual middle-of-the-night trip to the…

Ask the Expert: Fiber for Constipation
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Ask the Expert: Fiber for Constipation

My doctor recommended getting more fiber for my constipation, but it's not helping. What can I do? Getting more fiber…

6 Steps to Prevent Colorectal Cancer
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6 Steps to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the third-­leading cause of cancer death in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimates that, in…

Recharge Your Body Throughout the Day
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Recharge Your Body Throughout the Day

When asked how the body repairs itself and replenishes its resources, most people will answer with one word: sleep. They’re…

The Science of Meditation
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The Science of Meditation

According to the most recent statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 14 percent of Americans meditate,…

Stepping Up Your Health Is Easier Than You Think
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Stepping Up Your Health Is Easier Than You Think

You and your doctor already use many “metrics” or measurements to monitor, protect, and improve your health: your weight, blood…

Gambling Addiction
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Gambling Addiction

When the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the federal ban on sports betting in 2018, it set the stage for an…

Stay Strong
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Stay Strong

Somewhere in your 30s, you probably began to lose muscle mass at the rate of 0.5 to 1 percent a…

The Power of Prevention
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The Power of Prevention

Health screenings help healthy people stay well. Physicians use them to look for signs of potential problems before they become…

The Vagus Nerve Connects Body and Mind
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The Vagus Nerve Connects Body and Mind

Within your body lives a long, powerful nerve that allows you to think, feel, work, relax, live, and thrive. It starts…

Revive Cellular Energy With Coenzyme Q10
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Revive Cellular Energy With Coenzyme Q10

You already know that organs are unique bodily structures, like your heart and lungs, that have specific and indispensable functions.…

The Dangers of Snow Removal
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The Dangers of Snow Removal

Every year, we hear news reports of people, usually older men, having heart attacks or experiencing sudden cardiac death after…

How Massage Heals and Strengthens Muscles
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How Massage Heals and Strengthens Muscles

The hands-on practice of massage has been helping to heal sore muscles throughout human history. And several modern studies support…

Exercise Suppresses Cancer Tumor Growth
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Exercise Suppresses Cancer Tumor Growth

It’s pretty much impossible to find a study that undercuts the benefits of exercise. According to the National Cancer Institute…