No Safe Way to Smoke

Could 'Safer' Filtered Cigarettes Be More Deadly?

5/24/2017

Filtered cigarettes might be even more lethal than unfiltered ones, and a new review suggests that they have been boosting rates of a cancer that takes root deep in the lungs. More >

Eat a Piece of Fruit Instead

Pediatricians Support Limits on Fruit Juice, Sippy Cups

5/24/2017

Several new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics may just send toddlers into tantrums. More >

Your Phone Shouldn't Be Your BFF

Are You Addicted to Your Smartphone?

5/22/2017

As great as smartphones are, you can get too attached to the gadgets. More >

Healthy Diet May Be PAD Protection

Fruits and Veggies May Benefit Your Legs, Too

5/19/2017

Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables may help keep your leg arteries free of blockages, a new study suggests. More >

Mild Winter Calls for More Caution

Coming This Summer: More Ticks and a New Tick-Borne Disease

5/15/2017

Scientists have a double-shot of bad news about ticks: There's a new, and potentially fatal, tick-borne illness called Powassan, and this summer looks like it might be one of the worst on record for an increase in the tick population. More >

7 Common Exercise Errors

Don't Let These Missteps Short-Circuit Your Fitness Efforts

5/10/2017

Are you sabotaging your exercise goals? Avoid these common mistakes. More >

'Not a Beneficial Strategy'

Eating Gluten-Free Without a Medical Reason Won't Help Your Heart

5/3/2017

Eating "gluten-free" when there's no medical need to do so won't boost your heart health -- and might even harm it, a new study warns. More >

Take a Moving Break

Taking the Stairs a Better Pick-Me-Up Than Coffee

5/3/2017

You'll feel more energized if you do some easy stair walking rather than drinking caffeine, a new study recommends. More >

'Never Too Late for a Healthy Lifestyle'

Mid-Life Exercise Could Jog Your Memory, Boost Brain Health

4/26/2017

Can a new exercise regimen boost your brain health if you're over 50? More >

Ward Off Middle-Age Heart Damage

Exercise Benefits Aging Hearts, Even Those of the Obese

4/26/2017

Exercise can reduce the risk of heart damage in middle-aged adults and seniors -- even in those who are obese, according to a new study. More >

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