Wellness Articles


May 22, 2017

Personal Health: The Worst Fat in the Food Supply

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Trans fat bans led to fewer heart attacks and strokes.

May 22, 2017

Consumer Reports Ranks Top Sunscreens for 2017

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Consumer Reports ranks the top sunscreens for 2017.

May 22, 2017

More Fruits and Veggies Can Slash Obesity Odds

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Researchers encourage a mostly plant-based diet

May 15, 2017

Coming This Summer: More Ticks and Powassan Virus

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People need to be extra cautious when outdoors, with more of the critters after a mild winter

May 15, 2017

Ask Well: Do Hand Sanitizers Really Cut Down on Illness?

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Targeting the use of hand sanitizers can reduce the risk of colds, flu and other diseases.

May 08, 2017

‘Social Smoking’ Still Boosts Health Risks

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Study found lighting up occasionally as damaging to blood vessel health as regular smoking

May 08, 2017

Fruit May Have Benefits for Diabetes

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A large study has found that eating fresh fruit reduces the risk for developing diabetes, and the risk for its complications.

May 01, 2017

Type 2 Diabetes May Be Bad for Brain Health

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Excess weight appears to amplify the threat, study says

May 01, 2017

The Checkup: For Pregnant Women, Getting Serious About Whooping Cough

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Vaccinating pregnant women is the best way to keep babies safe in the first few months of life.

April 24, 2017

How Does Too Much Sugar Affect Your Body?

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Take a look at how the sweet stuff messes with your health, from head to toe.

April 24, 2017

Do Diet Sodas Pose Health Risks?

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Study suggests -- but does not prove -- a possible link to stroke, dementia

April 24, 2017

Ask Well: Why Do Allergies Cause ‘Brain Fog’?

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No one really knows why people often report feeling “fuzzy headed” when they have allergies.

April 17, 2017

Kidney Disease a Big Contributor to Heart Deaths

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Finding points to need for screening for kidney function

April 17, 2017

The Checkup: Too Clean for Our Children’s Good?

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We need to study the health consequences of the modern and more “hygienic” built environment, which is clean but by no means sterile.

April 10, 2017

Multivitamins May Not Help Men's Hearts

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Study found no preventive benefit, but more research might still be warranted


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