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5 tips for making your New Year’s resolutions work

Many people have made New Year’s resolutions: Save money. Eat better. Lose weight. Stop smoking. Studies have shown that about 41 percent of people make...

3 reasons why sleep is important for your health

Many of us don’t get enough sleep on a regular basis. It might be due to a sleep disorder, busy social life, new baby, long...

5 common drinking problems you should know

Alcohol abuse is more complicated than simply drinking too much. In a recent study, Penn State researchers discovered the five distinct classes or “profiles” among...

How to stop smoking without gain more weight

Smoking is a hard habit to kick but when you do, the health benefits are almost immediate. According to the American Lung Association, your heart...

Fish oil supplementation could help slow muscle loss

A study published in The FASEB Journal demonstrated that dietary supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids (or fish oils) reduced the rate at which young...

Four tips for aging well

In a new article, researchers from University of California, San Francisco provide tips for a healthy aging. Embrace aging Many of us experience a...
How to have a healthy prostate

How to have a healthy prostate?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer among American men, and the American...

If your knee hurts, keep exercising, says expert

If you take up exercise later in life, as a treatment for joint or hip pain, you should expect a small, temporary increase in...

20 science-based health tips for a better, happier 2019

There is no secret to happiness, but there is a science to it, says Tim Bono, a psychology lecturer in Arts & Sciences who...

Bad sleep in older people may signal Alzheimer’s disease

Older people who spend less time in slow-wave sleep—the deep sleep you need to consolidate memories and wake up feeling refreshed—have higher levels of...

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8 ways to lose belly fat and live a healthier life

8 ways to lose belly fat and live a healthier life

Maintaining a trim midsection does more than make you look great—it can help you live longer. Larger waistlines are linked to a higher risk of...
Seven things to eat or avoid to lower your blood pressure

Seven things to eat or avoid to lower your blood pressure

High blood pressure is called the silent killer. That’s because it has no symptoms. Having high blood pressure (hypertension) increases your risk of heart...
From 275 to 155 a physician shares her weight loss story and tips

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...
5 most popular supplements for weight loss success

5 most popular supplements for weight loss success

Losing weight and keeping it off with diet and exercise alone can be hard, no matter how active and athletic you are. But there are...