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Is the Coronavirus Worse Than the Flu? Here's How the 2 Illnesses Compare

Is the coronavirus worse than the flu this year? Experts compare the viruses' symptoms, transmission, and fatality rates.

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Cel | The Powerful Beauty & Health Benefits of Asparagus

A rich, nourishing moisturizer formulated specifically to heal and protect dry, cracked, hard-working hands. Made with moisture-rich ingredients to intensely hydrate your skin.

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Pictures of Chronic Hive Triggers

Do you have hives that just won't go away? Find out what might be the cause of your red, itchy reaction.

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Collagen and Your Body: What to Know

Collagen is a protein your body makes naturally that's needed for joint health and skin health. Collagen supplements may reduce wrinkles and make skin look younger, but the science for this is still changing. Find out what you should know about collagen a

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Slideshow: Health Benefits and Uses of Petroleum Jelly

Petroleum jelly hit the market almost 150 years ago. It’s still a favorite of dermatologists. It can help you in ways you may not know about.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Fat Around Arteries May Keep Blood Vessels Healthy, Surprising Study Reveals

Fat located around an arterymay actually be a good thing. That's the surprising conclusion of a recent study that focused on blood vessel health.

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Not fasting is killing us, but fasting can hurt us too. Here's what to do.

We need to take long breaks from eating, new research says. Can we do that without putting ourselves in danger?

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Should you drink alkaline water? | Fox News

Should you make alkaline water a regular part of your diet?

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17 Things That Can Go Wrong With Your Feet as You Age

What can go wrong with your feet as you age? Surprisingly, much. Here’s what you can expect, and what to do about it.

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What Walk, Stride, Gait and Posture Say About Health

Some strides do more than just get you from point A to point B. Your gait, posture, and pace may also be broadcasting clues about your health and personality. Learn more from WebMD's slideshow.

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Healthy Fat' Foods for Your Diet

From fish to avocados, nuts to beans, WebMD shows you what tasty foods have healthy fats. See the benefits of adding omega 3s and other good fats to your diet.

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Visual Guide to Autoimmune Disorders

WebMD explains disorders that happen when your immune system, which is supposed to protect you, mistakenly attacks healthy parts of your body and what kind of treatments may be used.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Stop & Smell The Roses: Visiting Nature Benefits Your Health - And The Planet's Too! - Study Finds

It can be difficult for city dwellers to find the time for nature, but a new study finds making some room for greenery will do a world of good for not only your own well-being, but the planet as well.

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Health Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

You probably keep a brown bottle of hydrogen peroxide on hand for cuts and scrapes. Learn about its other uses for you and your home.

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How to Sit on the Floor, Part 2: Squatting | Gokhale Method Institute

This is the second post in our multi-part series on floor sitting. For Part 1 on floor sitting, click here.Why squat? Squatting isn’t something we do much in industrialized societies beyond childhood, but if you can do it healthfully, it is an eminently p

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Exposure to air pollution increases violent crime rates -- ScienceDaily

Breathing dirty air can make you sick. But according to new research, it can also make you more aggressive. That's the conclusion from a set of studies recently authored by Colorado State University researchers. The team found strong links between short-t

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Playing Golf Just Once A Month May Lower Risk Of Death In Older Adults - Study Finds

Fore! Researchers say that going for a round of golf at least once per month can lower an older adult's overall risk of death.

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Using human genetics to understand the disease impacts of testosterone in men and women | Nature Medicine

Testosterone supplementation is commonly used for its effects on sexual function, bone health and body composition, yet its effects on disease outcomes are unknown. To better understand this, we identified genetic determinants of testosterone levels and r

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Raw Food: How It Can Be Dangerous

Some raw or undercooked foods have bacteria and parasites lurking. Here are some that can make you sick.

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Slideshow: Is It Heartburn or Something Else?

Do you get a burning in your throat or chest after you eat? It could be heartburn -- or over a dozen other conditions.

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6 All-natural Ways to Get Whiter Teeth

Having great teeth is very important in our culture today. Do you have yellow or discolored teeth? The ...

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15 Foods That Fight Inflammation

Anti-inflammatory foods can regulate the immune system and impact the way inflammation affects our bodies and our lives.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli startup hopes to battle Alzheimer's with enzyme-busting drug

After testing in lab, ProteKt Therapeutics says compound that inhibits the PKR enzyme can lead to cognitive improvements and slow the disease's progress; road ahead is long

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Surprising Causes of Chest Pain

Chest pain doesn’t always mean you’re having a heart attack. Find out from WebMD about other health problems that could be to blame.

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Teens Find a Big Loophole in the New Flavored Vaping Ban - The New York Times

The policy allows mint, dessert and fruit flavors to continue to be sold in disposable e-cigarettes, prompting many teens to switch from Juul to those devices.

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F.D.A. Warns Purell to Stop Claiming It Can Prevent Ebola or Flu - The New York Times

The Food and Drug Administration told the maker of Purell hand sanitizers to discontinue marketing campaigns that the agency complained also included claims for avoiding illness from other viruses.

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Can the New Coronavirus Be Stopped?

Some experts believe the number of coronavirus cases worldwide is much higher than official estimates, while others warn it will get worse before it gets better.

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Fight the Aging Process: Wrinkles, Weight Gain, Libido, and More

You can’t slow down the clock, but you can make some changes to fight little aches and pains, wrinkles, memory glitches, and other parts of the aging process.

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Could a Kid's Microbiome Alter Their Behavior? - WebMD

The study also noted that parents may play a key role in development of the particular bacteria in their child's gut (collectively known as the microbiome).

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Three Healthcare Trends To Watch In 2020

What do these trends mean for health-conscious entrepreneurs in 2020? Big companies will likely make an impact on the healthcare industry, but burgeoning business owners also have a big role to play.

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Men’s Sex Fears Quiz: Penis Size, Premature Ejaculation, and More

Are you concerned about bedroom “problems” when you don’t really need to be? Take this WebMD quiz to throw back the covers and expose the truth.

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No Shave November: Men’s Health Awareness Month | John Wayne Cancer Institute Blog

November is also known as “Movember”. Join the movement to grow out your mustache to help raise awareness about prostate and testicular cancer.

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Common Household Hazards

Learn how things you have around the house -- from batteries to large TV sets -- can cause injuries to you and your kids. Find out what you need to do keep your family safe.

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Your Ultimate Guide to Running and Weight Loss

You can lose weight by running—even 100 pounds or more. Discover the best running routines, plus what to eat before, during and after to keep weight down.

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Effects of Low Estrogen as We Age

Estrogen levels will naturally decline with age and bring a variety of health issues. Fortunately, you can offset some of these with diet and supplements.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

15 Creative Ways to Move Your Body When You Don’t Have Time to Go to the Gym

These strategies will help you live a more active lifestyle when you have a busy schedule.

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What Is the Immune System?

Researchers continue to discover important, new dimensions of a complex interaction of elements in the body known as the immune system.

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Things Your Pee Can Tell You About Your Health

Your pee -- you see it every day, and you might not think twice about it. Find out from WebMD what it can tell you about your health.

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Most Common Infectious Diseases in the U.S. in Pictures

In 2016, infectious diseases sent Americans to the doctor more than 15 million times. That’s a lot of trouble for organisms you can’t see but can catch through something as simple as a sneeze. According to the CDC, these are some of the most common in

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Hebrew University researchers develop test to help fight superbugs

Mathematical model predicts whether bacteria will develop tolerance to a particular antibiotic, thus helping doctors prescribe treatment with best chance of success

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

9 Taco Bell Dishes That Are Actually Healthy

Taco Bell has a surprising variety of healthy options. Here are 8 orders you should try next time you want to live mas (but be healthy).

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How to Improve Your Posture in a Day | Gokhale Method Institute

Pop-up Courses ensure an excellent teacher:student ratio for lots of direct attention.Our newly-crafted Pop-up Course fills a gap in our group class offerings. After many years of experimentation, we are excited about this format as it enables more peopl

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Israeli Doctors Find Treatment for Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Every year in the United States, more than 35,000 people die and 2.8 million get sick from antibiotic-resistant infections.

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Study: Young Women Getting Pelvic Exams They Don’t Need

The authors estimate that nearly one-quarter of young women aged 15-20 have received a pelvic exam in the last year. That’s 2.6 million girls. More than half of the exams -- 1.4 million -- may not have been needed.

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Vaccination Rates Rise In California After Personal Belief Exemptions Curbed

It has been no secret that the anti-vaxxer movement found a stronghold in the US in recent years with deadly repercussions. California is working to buck the trend.

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Sleep Apnea Treatment Options

Sleep apnea is a serious disorder. There are ways to treat it. Learn what you need to know.

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Working Out When You're Over 50

As you get older, you'll have new things to consider about exercise. WebMD shows you what you need, why it helps, and activities well-suited for your workouts.

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10 Foods That Fight Pain

What you eat could make you feel better. Discover with the help of this WebMD slideshow foods, nutrients, and spices that can help lessen inflammation and ease your aches.

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Diet Tips to Prevent Breast Cancer and Keep It From Coming Back

No single food or diet plan prevents breast cancer, but what you eat plays a role in how likely you are to get the disease or whether or not it comes back once you’ve had it.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Breakthrough pancreatic cancer treatment phase III trial opens in Israel - The Jerusalem Post

Hope is that successful trials will allow Rafael Pharmaceuticals will receive expedited FDA approval by late 2020.

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Mystery Chinese virus: How worried should we be? - BBC News

More than 50 people have been infected with a newly discovered virus.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Jillian Michaels On Lizzo: ‘Why Are We Celebrating Her Body?’ Won’t Be ‘Awesome If She Gets Diabetes’

Celebrity fitness trainer Jillian Michaels generated controversy online by asking why people are supposed to care about singer Lizzo’s weight, correctly noting that obesity can cause a wide range of health problems. Michaels made the comments on Wed

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Improve Your Gut Health to Reduce Your Depression

Depression has many causes, and one of the more significant causes can be a hormone imbalance caused by problems in our diet.

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14 Ways to Quiet Your Mind Explained

Do you find it hard to shut down the chatter, clear your head, or find a sense of calm? These techniques could help. And they may have other benefits, too.

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Men’s Health Quiz: Sexual Health, Prostate Cancer, Hair Loss, and More

Think you know the difference between myth and reality when it comes to men’s health issues? Take this WebMD quiz and find out.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Listen Up! Following A Healthy Diet Can Lower Your Risk Of Hearing Loss - Study Finds

A new study reveals a simple strategy that may effectively reduce one's risk of suffering from hearing loss as the years go on: eating well!

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Want To Lower Your Risk Of Heart Attack? Try Walking Or Cycling To Work If You Can - Study Finds

A study by two former Olympic athletes suggests that walking or cycling to work on a daily basis may lower one's risk of suffering a heart attack.

Advice & Self-Help | Nursing/Health

Flu Rates Rising, Pediatric Deaths Double Compared to 2018: CDC

PLEASE SEE COMMENT SECTION FOR HEALTH EDUCATION REGARDING THE FLU.

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Drug Prices Climb by 5.8% on Average, Less Than Last Year - WSJ

Pharmaceutical companies started 2020 by raising the prices of hundreds of drugs, according to a new analysis, though the average increase of 5.8% was lower than a year earlier amid growing scrutiny from patients, lawmakers and health plans.

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Improve Your Immunity With Diet and Lifestyle Changes

When your immune system is strong, you have a better chance of fighting off colds and other infections. WebMD gives you tips to strengthen your immunity.

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Here's The Real Science on What Happens in Your Body When You Drink Too Much


With the holiday season well underway and New Year's Eve approaching, you might find yourself drinking more alcohol than usual.

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Why Is My Stomach Bloated? 15 Causes of Abdominal Bloating

You know the feeling: Your pants feel a bit tight, your belly feels a little too full -- your face might even be a bit puffy. You’re bloated. Find out why it happens from WebMD and what you can do about it.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Signs You Don't Drink Enough Water

Your body is made up mostly of water. Find out what your body does when you don’t have enough and how to tell if you’re dehydrated.

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TM Intro Talk - Everything You Need to Know

In this short video you'll find out what regular TM practice does for you health and wellbeing, how and why the TM technique works and the steps to learn.

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What is the Best Ab Exercise? | Gokhale Method Institute

The abdominal crunch, though ubiquitous, is actually quite detrimental to the spinal discs and nerves. Better to find an abdominal exercise which respects and protects the spine! Image courtesy Jonathan Borba on Unsplash.

Advice & Self-Help | Tips & Tricks

When to Toss Common Household Items

Are your housewares showing wear? Find out when you should replace everyday items to keep your home safe and healthy.

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Collagen: ‘Fountain of Youth’ or Edible Hoax?

U.S. consumers are expected to spend $293 million on collagen products. But as it's gotten more popular, there have been questions about how well it works and concerns about its safety.

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Quiz: 11 Myths About Skin Care for Men - Razor Bumps, Zits, Dryness

Razor bumps, breakouts, and scaly elbows: Take this WebMD quiz to get the truth about men’s skin care in 11 questions.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Study: Long Naps, Sleeping For More Than 9 Hours Increases Stroke Risk

A new study finds that regularly taking naps that exceed 90 minutes, or sleeping for over 9 hours each night, may raise one's chances of suffering a stroke.

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Tune In to Your Body's Wisdom

"If we don’t listen to our body... it slaps us upside the head. Then we actually have a physical problem."

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Humans Learn through Repetition | Gokhale Method Institute

Learning and internalizing techniques doesn’t always happen immediately — or without assistance from a teacher.I spent many years developing and perfecting the Gokhale Method Foundations Course. After years of crafting the language, honing the metapho

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Sugars and Sweeteners Quiz: Test Your Sugar Smarts

Test your sugar IQ with this WebMD quiz about different types of sugar and sweeteners.

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7 Easy Exercises That Are Key to Good Health

Exercising can help prevent heart disease and other high-risk health conditions as it relieves back pain and stress.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli migraine-busting device saluted as 2020 'game changer'

Netanya-based startup Theranica chosen in category of 'electro-charged therapeutics' by New York data firm CB Insights

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Prescription drugs from Canada: Trump administration takes step forward on prescription drug import proposal - CBS News

Health officials unveiled a proposed rule that would be a first step in an effort to lower the cost of medicines for Americans.

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10 ‘Made in China’ Cancer-Causing Foods You Must Avoid

Whether you know it or not, a lot of the food on the shelves of American grocery stores ...

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Q&A with Maria Goodavage author of Doctor Dogs | The Bark

In conversation with a writer whose focus on working dogs has contributed mightily to our understanding of the canine skill set and how it’s harnessed for our benefit. Bark: In the course of researching Doctor Dogs, did you learn anything that surprised

Food & Drink | Recipes and Food Related

Baking From the Heartland: A Tribute to the Great Baking Traditions of the Midwest

From Belgian pie to Swedish flop, Shauna Sever’s new cookbook is a love letter to the American Midwest.

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Israeli Researchers Develop Universal Flu Vaccine

An illustration provides a 3D graphical representation of a spherical-shaped, measles virus particle studded with glycoprotein tubercles in this handout …

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Bones Quiz: Do You Know the Myths and Facts About Your Bones?

Is soda bad for your bones? Where’s your funny bone? Find out in this WebMD quiz.

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Parkinson's researchers warn of possible swimming hazards connected to deep brain stimulation

Neurologists specializing in Parkinson's disease are concerned about the possible risk of drowning for patients with deep brain stimulation implants following a recent study.

Advice & Self-Help | Nursing/Health

Birth Control Pills May Be Shrinking A Vital Brain Region In Women, Study Finds

A disconcerting new study finds that birth control pills may actually impact the size or even shrink a portion of women's brains.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Unlike Theranos, Israeli startup's blood test device 'delivers on promise' with FDA nod

Clearance follows US clinical trials that show Tel Aviv-based Sight Diagnostics' product can do complete blood count in minutes, with lab-like accuracy, using pinprick of blood

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Home Remedies to Ease Asthma Symptoms Naturally and Get Relief

Is there a natural cure for asthma? Not really, but there are some all-natural remedies and techniques you can try at home to help get relief from your asthma symptoms without medication.

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Life-Threatening Skin Rashes

It’s rare, but some skin rashes can be the sign of a dangerous condition that needs treatment right away. Get the facts.

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Treating Dry Skin in Winter

Winter can bring chapped lips, dry skin, and cracked heels -- even frostbite. Use this slideshow to identify top winter threats to your skin and what you can do about them.

Food & Drink | Food

Cold Food Storage Chart | FoodSafety.gov

Follow these guidelines from FoodSafety.gov for storing food in the refrigerator and freezer to keep it tasty and safe to eat.

Health & Fitness | Health

10 Foods That Fight Pain

What you eat could make you feel better. Discover with the help of this WebMD slideshow foods, nutrients, and spices that can help lessen inflammation and ease your aches.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Stress, Inflammation and Microbes: A Moody Trinity | Psychology Today

Psychological stress affects your immune system and can make you moody and depressed. Fortunately, there are tricks to boost your resilience and make you feel better.

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Surprising Ways Alcohol May Be Good for You

That glass of wine with dinner might do more for you than take the edge off a long day. Check out these possible health benefits of drinking in moderation by clicking through the WebMD slideshow.

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Best and Worst Foods for Acne

Can what you eat cause a breakout -- or clear up your skin? Find out more in this WebMD slideshow about how some foods can affect your acne.

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Bacterial allies make dengue fever cases dive - BBC News

Scientists infected mosquitoes with Wolbachia bacteria to make it harder for them to spread disease.

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America's Sweet Tooth Starts From Infancy

Infants and toddlers are eating a lot of added sugars every day from foods like yogurt, snacks and fruit drinks.

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The world's laziest teenagers: Only 7% of children in South Korea are active for an hour a day | Daily Mail Online

A report by the World Health Organization found that only one in five children worldwide are active for an hour a day, and the most active 11 to 17-year-olds live in Bangladesh.

Health & Fitness | Health News

10 Health Benefits of Swimming - MySwimPro

Swimming is an amazing form of fitness for people of all ages. If you already know how to swim, it can be easy and inexpensive. You can go at their own pace. Swimming helps not only with your physical health to stay in shape, but the benefits also extend

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Clean Your Smart Phone! It's Covered in Germs

A new survey of 1,200 Americans and their cleaning habits finds that one in four (23%) have never cleaned their smartphone.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Apple Cider Vinegar Remedies: Do They Work?

Some say it helps keep you slim, whitens your teeth, and protects against disease. But what does the science say? Find out the real health benefits.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel: 10 promising developments that can help Alzheimer’s patients - ISRAEL21c

For Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, ISRAEL21c looks at new advances from Israel that are making headlines.

News | Animal Links

Strep Throat Could be Linked to Eating Disorders

Common infections such as strep throat might have a mysterious link to anorexia and bulimia.

Food & Drink | Recipes and Food Related

Is Red Meat Dangerous?

Food researchers are starting to change their tune on the heart risks of red meat, news that will be warmly greeted by steak lovers everywhere.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Brain Regeneration: Why It’s Real and How to Do It

There are common substances, one of them is probably in your spice rack, that can help you regrow lost brain cells. Call it the Einstein diet.

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Running Just Once a Week Is Linked to a 27 Percent Drop in Risk of Early Death

Researchers crunched the numbers on previous running studies to find that even light joggers may reap these benefits.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Dumbbell Exercises to Replace Weight Machines at the Gym

If your gym workouts are filled with weight-machine exercises, it may be time to swap them out for free weights. Start with these eight dumbbell exercises.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

2 in 5 Americans have misdiagnosed themselves after searching symptoms online, survey finds

A new survey has found that turning to Google for health issues may be doing some patients more harm than good, with two in five respondents found to have falsely convinced themselves they had a serious disease after browsing the web.

Advice & Self-Help | Psychology & Relationships

10 Traits of Emotionally Resilient People - HeartMath

If specific types of challenges tend to “undo” you, or you often feel frustrated, impatient or drained, there may be some gaps in your resilience strategies. Learning and developing the traits of emotionally resilient people is a great way to even out

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Compassionate Latitude: The need of the times - HeartMath | Blog

Life seems to be calling on us to have more compassionate latitude for each other and for ourselves during these volatile times.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Slideshow: Health Benefits and Uses of Petroleum Jelly

Petroleum jelly hit the market almost 150 years ago. It’s still a favorite of dermatologists. It can help you in ways you may not know about.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

How to Develop Thinking Power Without Technology?

You can develop your thinking power with or without technology. Try it out! 1) Clock out of time Sometimes you can become Internet and live without…

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Natural Sleep Aids & Supplements

Lots of people turn to these drug-free herbal remedies for a better night’s rest. Learn about some of the most popular natural sleep treatments and whether they work.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Blood Test May Detect Breast Cancer BEFORE it Starts

A new, simple blood test currently being developed in the United Kingdom may be a significant game changer in the fight against breast cancer.

Health & Fitness | Health News

When Is It Good to Pull Back Your Shoulders? | Gokhale Method Institute

This is the second post in our series on shoulder positioning. Read Part 1 here!Typing with shoulders too far forward.Often, in industrialized cultures, the shoulders are slumped or held forward. There are so many daily tasks in the modern world that make

Health & Fitness | Health

Anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen and aspirin can battle major depression, scientists find

Anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen and aspirin can battle major depression effectively and could be a safer alternative than antidepressants, a major new study suggests.

Health & Fitness | Health

The dark side of tattoos and your health

Tattoos can be a wonderful method of self-expression, but the process does come with risks, ranging from passing irritation to permanent disfigurement.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

More kids who are severely obese should have weight-loss surgery, pediatricians say

More kids who are obese should be considered candidates for weight-loss surgery, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Health & Fitness | Health News

14 Home Remedies For High Blood Pressure | RESPeRATE

Looking for natural ways to lower blood pressure? Try these 14 home remedies for high blood pressure. #14 will surprise you...

Health & Fitness | Health News

How to Protect Yourself From Inflamm-aging

Stress doesn't just come from your job or relationships. Bad food, poor sleep, and loneliness can all stress your body. Fortunately, de-stressing is fun.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Best Tea for a Sore Throat | MyRecipes

These herbal teas can help soothe a sore throat this cold and flu season.   

Advice & Self-Help | Nursing/Health

You’re never too old to do these 5 simple, healthy workouts

As part of Active Aging Week, try out these exercises that help keep you active and social.

News | Interesting Stories

California finds widespread water contamination of 'forever chemicals'

Nearly 300 drinking water wells and other water sources in California have been found to have traces of man-made chemicals linked to cancer.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Parkinson’s May Begin in Gut and Spread to the Brain Via the Vagus Nerve

A major epidemiological registry-based study from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital indicates that Parkinson's disease begins in the gastrointestinal tract; the study is the largest in

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

How to Be Optimistic: It'll Help You Live Longer

Pessimists may suspect this finding, but researchers who tracked the health outcomes of thousands of adults across many years found optimists were much more likely to reach 85. Optimism is teachable.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Pictures: 15 Herbal Supplements You Shouldn’t Try

Not all herbs and supplements are safe, especially if you have certain medical conditions or take some drugs. Find out which ones you may need to skip.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

New Research Finds Blood Test for Cancer

A new cancer-detecting blood test, while only in the developmental stage, has already made waves in the medical community.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

The Red Meat Rethink: Go ahead and have that steak, and hold the climate politics

The medical-academic complex is experiencing a bad case of indigestion over new research this week in the Annals of Internal Medicine that rescinds the longtime recommendation to eat less red meat. Climate politics is now infecting even nutritional science.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

15 Surprising Things That Raise Your Blood Pressure Explained in Pictures

Salt, worry, and anger aren't the only things that can raise your blood pressure. Risk factors like loneliness and birth control may also affect blood pressure. See what else can bump your numbers up.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Studies Show Microwaves Drastically Reduce Nutrients

Microwaves are quick and easy but they take a heavy toll on the complex nutritional profile of the foods they zap.

Health & Fitness | Health News

5 Effective Steps to Better Gut Health

Taking care of the ecosystem of microbes in your stomach will ensure a health immune system and overall well-being.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

How Genes and Nutrition Relate

Now science is making easier to choose at the grocery store.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Do This in the Morning for a Better Workday

A new study suggests that people who have mentally prepared for the workday by thinking about their work goals have a better work experience.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Red meat halves risk of depression - Telegraph

Women who reduce lamb and beef in their diets are more likely to suffer
depression, according to the new study.

Health & Fitness | Health & Wellness

Regular aerobic exercise may slow Alzheimer's progression - CNN

A proof-of-concept study shows regular aerobic exercise may prevent or slow cognitive decline in older adults at risk for Alzheimer's.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Natural Ways to Lower Blood Pressure - Woman's World

These natural ways to lower blood pressure can help you sidestep high blood pressure triggers and feel better in a flash.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Shamanic Yoga - Pave the Way to a More Empowered You

Shamanic yoga is based on psychophysical exercises and spiritual practices, and that is done in a magical place reached through ecstasy.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Reiki? I don’t know her… so I had experts break down the energy healing practice | Well Good

Curious about the energy healing practice known as reiki? Here's how to do reiki and what its benefits are, according to reiki masters.

Food & Drink | Food

Red meat halves risk of depression - Telegraph

Women who reduce lamb and beef in their diets are more likely to suffer
depression, according to the new study.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Melatonin Supplements: Effects, Usage, Safety

Find out how much you know about this supplement and how to use it safely.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Big Pharma Invented These Diseases To Sell Drugs (Osteoporosis Is One Of Them)

Let’s say you’ve invented a new gadget and you want to manufacture and sell it. Only problem is, it does something that nobody needs. There was a point in history,

Health & Fitness | Health News

Google Is Burying Alternative Health Sites to Protect People From ‘Dangerous’ Medical Advice

Google is undermining important conversations about health by burying views and facts it considers unworthy.

Food & Drink | Food

Add This Ingredient to Your Beans to Avoid Gassiness Later | MyRecipes

The remedy to bean-related bloat is likely already in your spice cabinet.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Pictures: How Your Height Affects Your Health

You can’t control how tall you are, but your height can play a role in some medical conditions. Find out more about how your height can affect your health.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Save Our Bones Bulletin: US Packaged Foods Found To Be “Ultra-Processed”, Triclosan Linked To Bone Loss, Doctors Suf

This month’s Bulletin contains some alarming and sobering news from the worlds of food and medicine. A startling study sheds new light on just how unhealthy and heavily processed most

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Expert Warns Lack Of Sleep Changes DNA Behavior, Can Lead To Weight Gain, High Blood Pressure - Study Finds

Experts also warn that lack of sleep raises the risk of heart disease, may lead to weight gain, and can even change the way our DNA behaves.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Why Food Is Actually Information

Pretending food is nothing more than calories and proteins vastly under-acknowledges the life-changing role it can play.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Cheer up! Optimists live longer | Science | AAAS

Large study finds association between positive attitude and extended life span