Healthy Behaviors

Why You Might Want to Sleep Naked (And It's Not All About Sex)

Are you a PJs person or au natural when you climb into bed? Some research says that sleeping in the nude may be the healthier -- if chillier -- choice, Newser reports. Possible advantages of climbing between the...

Why You Might Want to Sleep Naked (And It's Not All About Sex)
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Learn the Signs of Deadly 'Metabolic Syndrome'

Metabolic syndrome is a term used to describe a set of signs showing that you may be at increased risk of type 2 diabetes, coronary artery disease, or stroke. Fox News reports that one in four Americans have...

Learn the Signs of Deadly 'Metabolic Syndrome'
Healthy Behaviors

Billions K-Cups Are Brewing an Environmental Nightmare

K-Cups are convenient: what's easier than brewing up a quick, single serving of coffee (or tea, or hot chocolate) for yourself in the morning? But the disposable, plastic cups that work with the Keurig brewing system aren't recyclable, which...

Billions K-Cups Are Brewing an Environmental Nightmare
Exercise

Make Your Chubby Pet Your Workout Buddy

Do Fido a big favor and take him along on your next walk or jog in the park. Like most Americans, our pets are often overfed. One in five cats and dogs is obese, and overweight pets face many of...

Make Your Chubby Pet Your Workout Buddy
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Turmeric is a Traditional Medicine That Really Works

Five thousands studies and 4,000 years of use prove one thing: turmeric is pretty good for you. NerdWallet reports that turmeric, used as a spice, food coloring, and preservative, is one of the longest-used and most-researched "superfoods." Benefits...

Turmeric is a Traditional Medicine That Really Works
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Even Buffalo Wings Can Be Made Healthier for Your Super Bowl Party

Buffalo wings are a football fan favorite, but these fiery treats come at a big cost in terms of fat and cholesterol. Fox News reports, however, ...

Daily Drink Can Help Your Heart -- But You Have to Stop at One

You won’t get too many doctors urging you to drink more alcohol, but a new study finds that one alcoholic drink daily may be better for your heart ...

Fish Risks for Pregnant Women May Be Outweighed by Benefits

Worries about mercury and birth defects have led doctors to caution pregnant women against eating fish, but the benefits of eating fish may outweigh ...
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Learn the Signs of Deadly 'Metabolic Syndrome'

Metabolic syndrome is a term used to describe a set of signs showing that you may be at increased risk of type 2 diabetes, coronary artery disease, ...

Make Your Chubby Pet Your Workout Buddy

Do Fido a big favor and take him along on your next walk or jog in the park. Like most Americans, our pets are often overfed. One in five cats and ...

Is Your Fitness App Backed by Science?

A review of the top 100 free and fee-based fitness apps available on Apple iTunes and Google Play found that few are based on scientific research, ...
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Fish Risks for Pregnant Women May Be Outweighed by Benefits

Worries about mercury and birth defects have led doctors to caution pregnant women against eating fish, but the benefits of eating fish may outweigh ...

What's in Your Wallet? More Money, Americans Say

The financial fortunes of Americans seem to be on the rise, with 47 percent of us telling Gallup that our personal finances are in better shape now ...

Has American Optimism Finally Turned the Corner?

Americans may finally be climbing out of the hole created by the 2008 financial crisis: Gallup reports that our collective outlook is the best it has ...
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Is Your Fitness App Backed by Science?

A review of the top 100 free and fee-based fitness apps available on Apple iTunes and Google Play found that few are based on scientific research, ...

Is Your Fitness App Backed by Science?

A review of the top 100 free and fee-based fitness apps available on Apple iTunes and Google Play found that few are based on scientific research, ...

Experts Throw Cold Water on Your Morning Shower Routine

Do you take a hot shower to perk yourself up in the morning? You're doing it wrong, researchers say. Fox News reports that studies show that warm ...
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This Report Gives New Meaning to 'Practice Safe Sex'

They say that sex can be a dangerous business, and a recent study shows that certain positions are more likely to leave a guy 50 shades of black and ...

Here's Some Good News About Youth Cholesetrol Levels

Youth cholesterol levels, while still high, have declined since 1999, Reuters reports. Researchers say 20 percent of U.S. kids ages 8 to 17 had ...

Working the Overnight Really Might Be Killing You

The more years you work night shifts, the higher your risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer if you are a woman, a new study suggests. Reuters ...

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