Featured, Healthy Behaviors

Follow This 7 Step Checklist for Lowering Heart Disease Risk

Want to lower your risk of heart disease? Taking seven simple actions recommended by the American Heart Association (AHA) could do the trick, Medical News Today reports.

Heart disease is the number-one cause of death in the...

Follow This 7 Step Checklist for Lowering Heart Disease Risk
Exercise

Exercise in Youth Promotes a Healthy Gut

Recent research has identified the diversity of bacteria that live in your gut, or microbiome, is critically important for preventing disease, maintaining good brain health, and lowering your risk of diabetes and heart disease. Now,...

Exercise in Youth Promotes a Healthy Gut
Physical Health

Omega-3s Could Help Prevent Arthritis

Want to lower your risk of developing painful arthritis? Work more foods containing omega-3 fatty acids into your diet, Medical News Today reports.

People with rheumatoid arthritis were “significantly more likely” to have autoantibodies for the inflammatory...

Omega-3s Could Help Prevent Arthritis
Children

Do Singing, Noisy Toys Curb Babies’ Verbal Skills?

Toys that stimulate babies’ sense with talking, singing, and other noises, could slow their verbal development, HealthDay News reports.

Looking at 26 parents and children ages 10 to 16 months, researchers found that flashy toys that lit...

Do Singing, Noisy Toys Curb Babies’ Verbal Skills?
Featured, Physical Health

Too Much Screen Time Could Be Making Kids Nearsighted

Kids who spend too much time in front of screens – television, computer, phone, or tablets – could be at risk for developing nearsightedness, HealthDay News reports.

Cases of nearsightedness have have almost doubled in the past...

Too Much Screen Time Could Be Making Kids Nearsighted
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How to Avoid Packing on Pounds at the Holidays

Want to eat whatever you want during the holidays without worrying about gaining weight? You can, but you need to watch how much you eat, Fox News ...

Here’s One Simple Trick to Keep Kids from Gaining Too Much Weight

Want to stop your kids from overeating and gaining excessive weight? Get them to chew their food more slowly, new research from the University of ...

Does Eating at Buffets Make You Feel Bad About Yourself?

All-you-can-eat buffets may seem like a great value or a fun splurge, but most people who go to them end up feeling guilty and physically uncomfort...
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Exercise in Youth Promotes a Healthy Gut

Recent research has identified the diversity of bacteria that live in your gut, or microbiome, is critically important for preventing disease, ...

Omega-3s Could Help Prevent Arthritis

Want to lower your risk of developing painful arthritis? Work more foods containing omega-3 fatty acids into your diet, Medical News Today reports....

Too Much Screen Time Could Be Making Kids Nearsighted

Kids who spend too much time in front of screens – television, computer, phone, or tablets – could be at risk for developing nearsightedness, ...
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Middle School Students Could Benefit from a Little Mindfulness

Mindfulness meditation training could help middle-school students in cities cope with trauma and stress, Reuters Health reports. After 12 weeks of ...

Chronic Inflammation Can Worsen Depression

Chronic inflammation brought about by persistent stress, anxiety, and other factors could “fan the flames” of depression, a new study suggests....

3D Gaming Could Improve Memory in Old Age

Should you pick up a Playstation for Grandma this Christmas? New research indicates playing 3-D video games could help strengthen memory in old age, ...
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Make These New Year’s Resolutions for Your Financial Health

The new year is a good time to do a checkup on your financial well-being and take steps to plan for a healthier bank account, U.S. News and World ...

Workplaces Embrace Financial Wellness Programs

Wellness programs that address physical health (walking more, diabetes prevention, smoking cessation, etc.) are now common in many workplaces, but ...

Compulsive Texting Could Hurt Girls’ Grades

Teen girls who text compulsively could see their grades suffer as a result, TIME reports. Compared to boys, teens girls are about 20 percent more ...
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Do Singing, Noisy Toys Curb Babies’ Verbal Skills?

Toys that stimulate babies’ sense with talking, singing, and other noises, could slow their verbal development, HealthDay News reports. Looking at ...

Is Your Text Messaging Etiquette Hurting Your Relationships?

Here’s some bad news from grammarians and great news for everybody else: Text messaging without punctuation is considered more honest than sticking ...

Infertility in Men Could Signal Risk of Other Health Problems

Men suffering from infertility could be at risk for a host of other health issues, HealthDay News reports. Even in young, otherwise healthy men, ...

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