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Today’s Headlines: Social Media, Insomnia and Exercise

Online weight-loss programs help, but only if you’re involved. There are plenty of weight-loss programs online with communities of fellow dieters to help you along. But a new study out…

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How the Cost of Your Meds Affects Whether You Get Better

One of the major influencers of cost at the pharmacy is whether or not a drug is a generic.  Drugs start their lives as name brand medications sold by the…

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Today’s Headlines: Cholesterol, Insulin and Oatmeal

The longer you have high cholesterol, the worse it is for you. You’ve probably heard that high cholesterol is bad for your heart, but doctors have just gained a new…

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Scientists Use Light to Find Thirst Center in the Brain

Thirst is one of those things you probably never think about. You just feel thirsty and fix it by getting a glass of water. When you quench your thirst, you…

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Today’s Headlines: Walnuts, E-Cigarettes and Loved Ones

Walnuts may help improve your memory. You now have another reason to load up on nuts. While past research had found nuts to help with your heart, new research has…

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Leaky Vessels Likely Contribute to Alzheimer’s

For decades, the process that leads a brain down the path of Alzheimer’s disease has remained a mystery. While researchers found some clues, their efforts were hampered by the challenge…

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Today’s Headlines: Health Goals, Sitting and Exercising With Friends

Motivating partners help you reach your goals. It can be tough to stay motivated to follow your New Year’s resolutions when the going gets tough, but your significant other may…

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Stress Is Making You Less Empathetic

When you’re under the gun at home or at work, it can be hard to find time for others’ feelings. But don’t be so hard on yourself; there might be…

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Today’s Headlines: Lavender, Social Media and Heart Disease

Lavender may make you more giving. We all prefer some smells over others, but new research suggests that certain scents may change the way you behave. “The researchers set up…

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How Fruits and Vegetables Protect Your Bones

Bone health is a serious concern for all ages, but especially for the aging population where fractures can be life-threatening. Bone health is often thought of in terms of density,…

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