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Evidence Shows Optimism Might Lengthen Your Life
view post Evidence Shows Optimism Might Lengthen Your Life

The studies also found the more positive one’s outlook, the less one’s risk for heart trouble or death.

Is It Safe to Order Your Birth Control Online?
view post Is It Safe to Order Your Birth Control Online?

Many women get contraceptives through their doctor, but the issue of access to birth control has become more pressing as

Link Seen Between Infertility, Prostate Cancer
view post Link Seen Between Infertility, Prostate Cancer

According to new Swedish research that suggests that men who become fathers through assisted reproduction treatments may be more likely

Gum Disease Might Raise Your Blood Pressure
view post Gum Disease Might Raise Your Blood Pressure

U.K. scientists found that those who had moderate to severe gum disease (periodontitis) had a 22% increased risk for high

Poll: Many Young Americans Think Vaping is Safe
view post Poll: Many Young Americans Think Vaping is Safe

More than 20% of 18- to 38-year-olds called vaping harmless and nonaddictive; nearly 30% said flavored e-cigarettes do less damage

Heartburn Drugs and Cancer: What Are the Risks?
view post Heartburn Drugs and Cancer: What Are the Risks?

FDA testing found the impurity in generic versions and in brand-name Zantac. Already, one major manufacturer has recalled its version

Extreme Exercise Might Dull the Brain, Study Says
view post Extreme Exercise Might Dull the Brain, Study Says

The findings show that despite the benefits of endurance sports, an excessive training load can have ill effects on your

More U.S. Kids Being Diagnosed With Autism, ADHD
view post More U.S. Kids Being Diagnosed With Autism, ADHD

Researchers found that between 2009 and 2017, the percentage of U.S. children and teens with a developmental disability rose from

New Hope Against a 'Dizzying' Form of Migraine
view post New Hope Against a ‘Dizzying’ Form of Migraine

Stimulating the vagus nerve appears to calm down centers in the brain that cause migraine and vertigo.

Walking Pace May Signal If Stroke Patients Can Return to Work
view post Walking Pace May Signal If Stroke Patients Can Return to Work

One of every four people who has a stroke is younger than 65 years old. As many as 44% may

The No-B.S. Guide to Vegan Protein
view post The No-B.S. Guide to Vegan Protein

It’s the question that vegans and whole-food, plant-based eaters hear all the time: “Where do you get your protein?” Given

view post Honey Mustard Sheet Pan Chicken with Brussels Sprouts

Our guest, Maria from Two Peas & Their Pod, shares a delicious honey-mustard sheet pan chicken with Brussels sprouts recipe

Americans Are Still Eating Too Many 'Bad' Carbs
view post Americans Are Still Eating Too Many ‘Bad’ Carbs

Since 1999, Americans have cut down a bit on “low-quality” carbs, like heavily processed grains and snack foods with added

Older Diabetics May Be Getting Too Much Insulin
view post Older Diabetics May Be Getting Too Much Insulin

Older, sicker patients tend to be the ones most likely to still be using insulin to manage their blood sugar,

Study Links Menopausal Night Sweats to Impaired Thinking
view post Study Links Menopausal Night Sweats to Impaired Thinking

To their surprise, the investigators found that more frequent night sweats were associated with longer sleep — and that the

Cancer Risks Spur Calls to Replace Ethylene Oxide
view post Cancer Risks Spur Calls to Replace Ethylene Oxide

The current outcry from communities that have been exposed to the carcinogen ethylene oxide has federal regulators and device makers

Billions of 'Microplastics' in Each Plastic Teabag
view post Billions of ‘Microplastics’ in Each Plastic Teabag

Some tea companies are replacing traditional paper teabags with plastic ones, but the new bags may be adding billions of

It Takes Less Weight to Trigger Diabetes in Minorities Than Whites
view post It Takes Less Weight to Trigger Diabetes in Minorities Than Whites

Minorities should probably be screened even if they have a normal body mass index, particularly as they get older.

'Self-Silencing' Potentially Deadly for Women
view post ‘Self-Silencing’ Potentially Deadly for Women

In a study of women aged 40 to 60, those who suffered from “self-silencing” had an increased risk of having

Common Antidepressants May Work in Unexpected Way: Study
view post Common Antidepressants May Work in Unexpected Way: Study

Zoloft (sertraline) — and the family of similar drugs it belongs to — may actually take months to ease classic