Can Smartphone Use Bring on Carpal Tunnel?


People who spend lots of time on their smartphones may be scrolling, tapping and swiping their way to carpal tunnel syndrome, a painful wrist and hand disorder. More >

Figure Out the Best Intensity for You

What Is 'Moderate' Exercise Anyway?


You've probably heard the U.S. National Institutes of Health's recommendation for most adults to get 30 minutes of moderate exercise on most days to stay fit. More >

Eating Fish May Help Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain


Eating fish at least twice a week may significantly reduce the pain and swelling associated with rheumatoid arthritis, a new study says. More >

Could You Spot Bed Bugs in a Hotel Room?


While many travelers think that finding bed bugs in their hotel room would be the stuff of nightmares, very few know what one looks like, a new survey shows. More >

Coconut Oil Not Included

Healthy Dietary Fats Help Beat High Cholesterol


Replacing saturated fats with healthier ones found in some vegetable oils can reduce cholesterol levels and heart disease risk as much as statins, a new American Heart Association (AHA) advisory says. More >

'Couch Potatoes' May Face Higher Risk of Kidney, Bladder Cancers


Add greater risk of kidney and bladder cancer to the long list of why a lifetime of sitting on the sofa isn't good for your health, a new study suggests. More >

How to Beat Jet Lag This Summer Vacation


Flying across time zones to your vacation destination this summer? You can't prevent jet lag, but you can minimize it, a sleep specialist says. More >

'More May Not Always Be Better'

Are You Taking Too Much Vitamin D?


When it comes to vitamin D supplements, it's possible that Americans may be getting too much of a good thing, new research suggests. More >

Body Dissatisfaction Not a Good Motivator

Americans Want to Be Fit, But Most Don't Put in the Effort


Americans Want to Be Fit, But Most Don't Put in the Effort Survey finds three-quarters think appearance is 'very important,' yet only 31 percent work out regularly Most Americans want to be in better shape, but few are putting in the work to get there, a new survey shows. More >

5 Protein Powerhouses

Low-Fat Proteins a Big Part of a Healthy Diet


Cutting out fatty and fried sources of protein makes sense when you're trying to cut calories and eat healthy. More >

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