Physical Health

Too Much Sodium in Diet Predicts High Blood Pressure

How much sodium you consume could accurately predict your likelihood of developing high blood pressure, Medical Daily reports.

People who have the most daily sodium in their diets are overwhelmingly more likely to develop high blood pressure...

Too Much Sodium in Diet Predicts High Blood Pressure
Emotional Health

Is Too Much Twitter Hurting Kids’ Mental Health?

Parents, it might be time to set boundaries for your kids’ social-media use. Their mental health might depend on it, CBS Atlanta reports.

Seventh- through 12th-graders who spend two hours or more on social-networking sites like Twitter,...

Is Too Much Twitter Hurting Kids’ Mental Health?
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High Intensity Exercise Can Soothe Arthritis, Researchers Say

Doing a high-intensity training regimen twice weekly could reduce adults’ arthritis inflammation, a new Norwegian study suggests.

When a group of arthritic women ages 20 to 49 did hard training on a spinning bike twice per week...

High Intensity Exercise Can Soothe Arthritis, Researchers Say
Healthy Behaviors

Note to Diabetics: Don’t Skip Breakfast

Eating breakfast is important for everyone’s well-being, but especially so for those with type 2 diabetes, a new study from Tel Aviv University in Israel suggests.

For diabetics, skipping breakfast causes huge blood-sugar spikes that worsen insulin...

Note to Diabetics: Don’t Skip Breakfast
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Obamacare Makes Huge Difference for Health of Millions, Study Says

Two full open-enrollment cycles into the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and the early results are optimistic: healthcare costs are down and coverage is up for the majority of Americans, HealthDay News reports.

Since the ACA went into...

Obamacare Makes Huge Difference for Health of Millions, Study Says
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FDA Calls for New Sugar Labeling

The federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants more helpful labeling around sugar content on foods in the grocery store, according to a new ...

Here’s How a High Fat Diet Changes Your Body’s Ecosystem

Eating high-fat foods could induce changes in your gut that encourage you to overeat, a new rodent study suggests. A group of lab rats fed a ...

Americans Get Serious About Cutting Salt

More than half of Americans say they’re currently watching or reducing their salt intake, HealthDay News reports. Those findings suggest that ...
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Too Much Sodium in Diet Predicts High Blood Pressure

How much sodium you consume could accurately predict your likelihood of developing high blood pressure, Medical Daily reports. People who have the ...

Can Beet Juice Supercharge Your Workout?

Want to pump up your next workout? Reach for a glass of beet juice, Newser reports. During a 15-day study, a group of young men who drank beet juice ...

Is Nicotine in E-Cigs Worse than Nicotine in Tobacco Cigarettes?

Nicotine in e-cigarettes is just as addictive, if not more, than nicotine in tobacco cigarettes,  Medical Daily reports. How can one form of ...
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Poor Blood Sugar Regulation Increases Dementia Risk

Insulin resistance, a condition whereby the body struggles to maintain proper blood sugar levels, could lead to an increased risk of developing ...

Can Musical Training Help Teens Learn Better?

Want your child to be more attentive and discerning? Sign them up for band class, HealthDay News reports. After three years of band classes, a group ...

Childhood Mental Health Issues Lead to Adult Problems

Behavioral and mental-health problems that occur in childhood can have ripple effects that extend well into adulthood, a new study led by researchers ...
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How Fitness Strategies Can Improve Your Finances

Healthy body, healthy mind, healthy … wallet? Many of the same strategies you’d use to shape yourself up can be applied to your financial ...

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, ...
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The Secret to Having High-Achieving Kids

Want to have kids who are high achievers? Talent counts, but parenting methods matter, too, HealthDay News reports. Among a group of parents with ...

Parents: Put the Phone Down at the Playground

Watching your children play at the playground may not be the most exhilarating time in the world, but try to keep your phone in your pocket. Kids are ...

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 ...

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