Sharecare Top 5: The Science Behind Keeping Resolutions, ER Docs’ Best Holiday Travel Tips, The Biggest Health Stories of 2015 and More

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This week on Sharecare we look back on some of the top health stories of 2015 – and take a look ahead at a few ways to stay healthy (and safe) in the new year. Here’s what we mean:

1. From contaminated ice cream to new mammogram guidelines, this year’s health headlines have been nothing short of fascinating and, at times, scary. Here’s a recap of the top six stories

2. Traveling this holiday season? Make sure you stay safe with these tips from ER doctors who know.

3. Every year thousands of people make New Year’s Resolutions to break bad habits – but not everyone succeeds. Check out this expert advice to see what you can do to break the failure cycle.

4. Tactics to shed stubborn pounds start at home — which is why you shouldn’t let your own house sabotage your weight-loss resolutions. Take this quiz to learn how simple changes around the home can help you lose unwanted weight.

5. Want to bring a little cheer into a friend’s life over the New Year? Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Mike Roizen share eight mini-gifts that will make everyone healthier and happier.