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Exercise May Reverse Skin Aging

The fountain of youth may be at the gym. A new study described in The New York Times suggests that exercise not only helps prevent skin aging, but also may…

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Today’s Headlines: Food Textures, Diabetes Complications and Marijuana

Chew on this: How does food texture impact its perceived calorie content?: A new study in the Journal of Consumer Research found that a food’s texture significantly impacts how many…

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The Consequences of Health Conspiracies

Over several decades of working in medicine and on The Dr. Oz Show, I’ve heard a lot of medical conspiracy theories. And I certainly have a significant number of smart,…

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Long Winter May Lead to “Pollen Vortex”

Brace yourself, allergy sufferers. Experts are saying that due to a long, wet winter, this spring is looking to pack a powerful pollen punch. With the ice-cold days of the…

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Today’s Headlines: Hepatitis C, Young Dads and Cranky Spouses

Interferon-free therapy for hepatitis C ‘cured’ 90% of patients: “Currently, doctors treating hepatitis C patients with cirrhosis (liver scarring) can only offer treatments that rely on the drug interferon, which unfortunately,…

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Motivation to Exercise May Be Genetic

Don’t like to exercise? You may be able to blame your genes. A new study done on lab rats and published in The Journal of Physiology suggests that whether or…

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Today’s Headlines: Medicare, Paralysis and Honey

Small slice of doctors account for big chunk of Medicare costs: “A tiny sliver of doctors and other medical providers accounted for an outsize portion of Medicare’s 2012 costs, according to…

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Drink Milk to Slow Arthritis, Study Says

A glass of milk a day may help keep arthritis away, according to a new study. The new research showed that women who drank up to seven glasses of low-fat…

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Today’s Headlines: Morning Light, Beans and Paternal Obesity

To slim down, it helps to get up early and see the light, study says: Getting more light could help you lose weight, according to a new study. Researchers asked…

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CDC’s Recommendation for Salt Intake May Be Too Low

The Center for Disease Control’s current recommendations for how much sodium Americans should eat may be unsafely low, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Hypertension.

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