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Healthy Body, Healthy Wallet Healthy Body, Healthy Wallet

Four questions that can help you get better healthcare for less
Body and Mind Body and Mind

Treating these 3 physical problems may help protect you from Alzheimer's.
Trans Fat Link? Trans Fat Link?

Moms' diet linked to babies' body fat.
Big Risk? Big Risk?

Link found between larger body size, lower brain volume.
Fitness Benefits Fitness Benefits

Find out how being fit may help larger women live longer
Food Attitude Food Attitude

How you feel about food may affect your risk of obesity.
Gaining Weight? Gaining Weight?

New research says you can't blame stress for those added pounds.
Preventing Breast Cancer Preventing Breast Cancer

More evidence that fitness and exercise are two key weapons in the battle against breast cancer
Weight-Related Threat Weight-Related Threat

Higher BMI linked to poorer cognitive scores in some women.
Childhood Obesity Childhood Obesity

Heart risk factors in youth may increase danger of early death.
Where Where's the D?

Many Americans may be running low on this bone-boosting vitamin.
Watch That Waistline Watch That Waistline

The size of your midsection may matter to your heart, even if you're not overweight.
Jet Lag Jet Lag

Tips that will help send jet lag packing.
To Fix an Aorta To Fix an Aorta

Study weighs two procedures for fixing abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Early Puberty Early Puberty

Find out what factors may be linked to kids' earlier development.
Artery Health Artery Health

Is flexibility as you age a good test of cardiovascular health?
Kids and Backpacks Kids and Backpacks

Overloaded backpacks may lead to back pain.
Pregnancy Pounds Pregnancy Pounds

Too much pregnancy gain linked to heart concerns in kids.
Midlife Diabetes Risk Midlife Diabetes Risk

Watching weight still important for diabetes prevention in older folks.
Flexing One Flexing One's Willpower

Tightening your muscles may help you maintain self control.
ADHD Risk? ADHD Risk?

Adults with ADHD symptoms may have a higher dementia risk
Go to Bed! Go to Bed!

Lack of sleep might up your risk of scary health problems
The Kidney Diet The Kidney Diet

Healthy eating may help protect you from chronic disease that strikes millions of Americans
A Shot in the Arm A Shot in the Arm

Men and women may respond differently to vaccines.
Staying Trim Staying Trim

New study shows that exercise in youth helps keep your figure from expanding
Anorexia Help Anorexia Help

Study finds couples-based therapy may help curb destructive eating disorder.
Hurry Up Hurry Up

If jogging for half an hour at a time doesn't appeal to you, how does one minute at a time sound?
Jumping for Joints Jumping for Joints

New research tackles the question: Exercise, good or bad for your knees?
I Heart Yoga I Heart Yoga

Yoga may help treat a serious heart-rhythm problem.
Ibuprofen Protection? Ibuprofen Protection?

Pain reliever might lower risk of ParkinsonĀ¹s disease
Gum Disease and Your Heart Gum Disease and Your Heart

Brushing twice a day may save your teeth and prevent cardiac problems.
Another HDL Benefit? Another HDL Benefit?

"Good" cholesterol linked to lower rate of cancer.
Prostate Protection? Prostate Protection?

A healthy weight may help men diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Stress and Diabetes Stress and Diabetes

Job-related stress may increase your risk of type 2 diabetes.
Sunburned Eyes Sunburned Eyes

Find out the symptoms, the dangers and how to prevent.
Tai Chi and Pain Tai Chi and Pain

The ancient art of tai chi may improve the well-being of people with osteoarthritis of the
Cancer and Exercise Cancer and Exercise

The benefits of exercise during cancer treatment.
Breast Cancer Depression Breast Cancer Depression

Exercise and tea may help reduce depression after breast cancer.
Northern Exposure Northern Exposure

Where you live may influence your risk of rheumatoid arthritis.
Tai Chi and Fibromyalgia Tai Chi and Fibromyalgia

Ancient form of exercise may help ease muscle pain from this condition.
Colon Cancer Survival Colon Cancer Survival

Healthy weight before diagnosis may help women fighting this disease.
Cortisol Concern Cortisol Concern

Stress hormone linked to heart-related death risk.
Cutting the Cord Cutting the Cord

Waiting to clamp the umbilical cord may benefit baby.
Dieting Stress Dieting Stress

Study suggests that stress could help explain why diets often fail.
Fighting Lung Cancer Fighting Lung Cancer

Radiation treatment may improve survival for patients with inoperable lung cancer.
Exercise and Brainpower Exercise and Brainpower

Can staying physically fit increase your cognitive skills?
College Stress College Stress

Meditation may help lower blood pressure by easing students'anxiety and depression.
Making a Break Making a Break

Why fractures are common injuries among high school athletes.
B6, Be Healthier? B6, Be Healthier?

Study finds link between vitamin, lower lung cancer risk.
Beating Breast Cancer Beating Breast Cancer

Smart advice can help women get through challenging treatments.
Lyme Time Lyme Time

Protect yourself from a tiny hazard lurking outdoors.
Mammogram or Breast MRI? Mammogram or Breast MRI?

Women at high risk of breast cancer may benefit from both.
Protecting Your Memory Protecting Your Memory

You may want to take this vitamin to stay mentally sharp as you age.
Gift From Sea Gift From Sea

Fish oil may play role in breast cancer protection.
Smoking and Seizures Smoking and Seizures

New study links smoking with higher risk of seizures in women.
Soy and Breast Cancer Soy and Breast Cancer

Soy foods appear safe for breast cancer survivors, a new study finds.
Heavy Hormone Finding Heavy Hormone Finding

Obesity and diabetes linked to low testosterone levels in men.
Cooling Hot Flashes Cooling Hot Flashes

Weight-loss program may help improve hot flashes.
Music and Your Heart Music and Your Heart

How your favorite tunes may help you stay heart healthy.
The Great Outdoors The Great Outdoors

Study shows being surrounded by nature is good for your mood and energy level.
Parkinson Parkinson's Protection?

Common painkiller linked to lower risk of Parkinson's disease
Pregnancy and Weight Pregnancy and Weight

New research on weight issues before, during and after pregnancy.
Ear Problem and Pounds Ear Problem and Pounds

Fluid in the ears may set the stage for excess weight in kids.
Fruit for Life Fruit for Life

Apple each day may help keep the heart doctor away.
Triglyceride Threat Triglyceride Threat

Reducing the level of this blood fat may reduce your risk of heart disease.
Bullying and Weight Bullying and Weight

Is there a connection between violence and obesity in kids?
Fat Surprise Fat Surprise

Research finds unexpected link between omega-3s and prostate cancer.
Vitamin B Benefit Vitamin B Benefit

Is folic acid helpful for women with PCOS?
Wintertime Heart Health Wintertime Heart Health

What you need to know before you pick up that snow shovel.
No Vitamin Protection? No Vitamin Protection?

Multivitamins not linked to lower risk of diabetes.
Take it To Heart Take it To Heart

New guidelines focus on heart disease prevention for women
Sneezing Vitamin? Sneezing Vitamin?

Low levels of vitamin D linked to allergies in kids and teens
Heartbreaking Illness Heartbreaking Illness

'Broken Heart Syndrome' often masquerades as heart attack
Sugary Drinks and Gout. Sugary Drinks and Gout.

Study finds increased risk of gout when women choose high-fructose beverages.
Healthy Holidays Healthy Holidays

How to protect yourself and others from illnesses this party-going season



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