Wellness Articles


September 18, 2017

One Behavior Best Prevents High Blood Pressure

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One critical trait emerged when researchers reviewed smoking and drinking habits, weight, diet and exercise

September 18, 2017

Personal Health: Giving Migraine Treatments the Best Chance

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To be most effective, new therapies may require patients to recognize and respond to the early warning signs of a migraine.

September 11, 2017

Sleep Apnea Wreaks Havoc on Your Metabolism

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Finding supports use of CPAP therapy for condition, so blood pressure and blood sugar levels don't jump

September 11, 2017

Personal Health: Alternatives to Drugs for Treating Pain

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Specialists are exploring nondrug, noninvasive treatments, some of which have proved highly effective.

September 11, 2017

Recipe: Chicken stir-fry with eggplant, basil and ginger

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It takes some slicing and dicing, but then this colorful main dish cooks in just minutes. Serve with brown rice.

September 05, 2017

Protein Powder Can Provide Boost But At What Cost?

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Americans spend big money on protein supplements, but research is mixed on whether that's a good thing.

September 05, 2017

15 Cancer Symptoms Men Shouldn't Ignore

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WebMD explains 15 cancer symptoms that men should discuss with a doctor.

September 05, 2017

Personal Health: Opioids Aren’t the Only Pain Drugs to Fear

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They are only one of many drug-related problems associated with pain management.

August 28, 2017

Many Migraine Patients Given Unnecessary Opioids

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Addictive painkillers should be treatment of last resort, headache expert says

August 28, 2017

Ask Well: Is Coffee Bad for Your Bones?

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Coffee drinkers may excrete more calcium, but it doesn’t appear to weaken bones or cause fractures.

August 21, 2017

Cocktail Confusion: Is Drinking Healthy or Risky?

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drinks on a bar

This article looks at the latest research studies on the health benefits of alcohol.

August 21, 2017

Walnuts for Weight Loss?

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A handful of walnuts may trigger parts of the brain that make us feel satiated.

August 14, 2017

How Safe and Effective Is Your Sunscreen?

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One out of three may not offer the right protection, study suggests

August 14, 2017

Trilobites: We Need to Talk Some More About Your Dirty Sponges

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You don’t have to be afraid of your sponge, experts say, but it’s wise to take a few precautions in the kitchen, including discarding it when it starts to stink.

August 07, 2017

This Pizza-Pasta Hybrid Is 'Worst' Restaurant Item

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texas road house prime rib

The Center for Science in the Public Interest published its annual listing of the country's most audacious meals and sides.


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