Wellness Articles


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

April 10, 2017

The New Health Care: How Many Pills Are Too Many?

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Evidence has mounted about the dangers of taking multiple, perhaps unnecessary, medications.

April 03, 2017

The Saltiest Foods May Surprise You

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U.S. report names major and unexpected sources of sodium in the American diet

April 03, 2017

Turning Negative Thinkers Into Positive Ones

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Chronically viewing the glass as half-empty inhibits one’s ability to bounce back from life’s inevitable stresses.

April 03, 2017

Video: Need to relax? Take a break for meditation

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Guided meditation helps you relax, clear your mind and get back to your day more focused. Take a short break with this stress-reduction video.

March 27, 2017

How Many Calories Are in Your Wine?

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glasses of wine

Make sure you’re drinking to your health -- and not against it.

March 27, 2017

Less Salt, Fewer Nighttime Bathroom Trips?

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Study participants also reported better quality of life, possibly from less interrupted sleep

March 27, 2017

Ask Well: Ask Well: Red Cabbage vs. Blueberries?

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Red cabbage is not as high as blueberries in the antioxidants that give these foods a blue or purple color, but it contains other healthful nutrients.

March 20, 2017

Pop a Pill for Heartburn? Try Diet and Exercise Instead

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Proton pump inhibitors are linked to problems like nutrient deficiencies, joint pain, bone fractures, heart attacks and dementia.

March 20, 2017

Slide show: A look inside your eyes

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Curious about your eyes? Take a behind-the-scenes look at how your eyes work.

March 13, 2017

Some Health Fads May Not Be All That Healthy

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Vegetable juices, coconut oil have downsides, and gluten-free makes little difference in those without the sensitivity, study finds

March 13, 2017

How Does Daylight Saving Time Affect Your Health?

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alarm clock in bedroom

Losing an hour of sleep may do more to your mind and body than you realize.

March 13, 2017

Night Owls Eat Less Healthfully Than Morning People Do

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Morning people may instinctively choose a healthier diet than night owls do.


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