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A pro bodybuilder explains why lifting lighter weights can build more muscle — if you do it correctly

Nick 'The Mutant' Walker trains for bodybuilding competitions with a technique called slow negative…

Gabby Landsverk   


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The ageing of nasal tissues may explain why older people are more affected by COVID-19: research

To comprehend how the coronavirus attacks our bodies, a study investigated the role of our noses, w…

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I had a heart attack days after giving birth. Doctors dismissed my symptoms, but advocating for my health saved my life.

Alexis Hall had given birth days before when she noticed her hands and feet were swollen. She had t…

Kelly Burch   


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A cardiologist explains 1 thing you can do to test your heart health — and simple exercises to improve it

A simple exercise can reveal your heart health, and there are easy ways to improve it, a cardiologi…

Gabby Landsverk   


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Include 4 hrs of physical activity, 8 hrs sleep in routine for optimal health, suggests study

The ideal daily routine should also include six hours of sitting and five hours of standing, th…

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A financial analyst explains how tai chi 'stress bending' helped her avoid burnout in her high-stakes career

Shirley Chock said tai chi techniques helped her reduce stress and improve her focus as a financial…

Gabby Landsverk   


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Cancer-causing ‘forever chemicals’ may have been detected in many popular band-aids available in India

Testing 40 bandages, including popular brands sold in India such as Johnson & Johnson, the study fo…

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I weighed 434 and my doctor said I could die. I lost 163 pounds by riding a stationary bike and focusing on portions and lean proteins.

A man who weighed over 430 pounds lost almost half his body weight by paying attention to the food …

Jane Ridley   


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Gabrielle Union-Wade explains why she feels hotter at 51 than she did in her 20s

Gabrielle Union Wade, the producer of "The Idea of You" said she felt herself becoming invisible af…

Mia de Graaf   


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Bernie Sanders to grill Novo Nordisk CEO on why weight-loss drugs Ozempic and Wegovy can cost up to 15 times more in US

Lars Jørgensen will testify on a solo panel before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor…

Nathan Rennolds   


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A nutrition expert and chef shares 7 foods for a healthy brain and gut that are always on her grocery list

A professional chef and nutritional psychiatrist shares the delicious grocery items you should buy …

Gabby Landsverk   


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Should you take supplements? A scientist who researches whether they work explains 3 people who might benefit

Richard Bloomer has spent more than two decades studying how well different supplements work. He sh…

Kim Schewitz   


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Millennials have a favorite parenting style. It isn't working.

Millennials wanted to be better parents. So why are their kids little monsters?

Kelli María Korducki   


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A body-clock researcher explains why he never eats high-protein meals at night, and waits 1 hour to eat breakfast

Our gut likes to go to bed at night. Satchidananda Panda, a leading body-clock researcher, says eat…

Hilary Brueck   


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This Canadian woman has been getting drunk without consuming alcohol for over two years! Here’s how

In an extraordinary series of events encapsulated in a recent medical journal, a 50-year-old Canadi…

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I was diagnosed with a severe fear of giving birth while I was pregnant. I'm not having any more kids.

Mom Jemma Smith triumphed over her pathological fear of childbirth, known as tokophobia, with profe…

Jane Ridley   


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COVID-19 vaccine can slash risk of post-infection heart failure by half, study finds

Research has shown that COVID-19 infections have the capability to cause unusual blood clots in mul…

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Moms say their weight-loss drugs had a trickle-down effect — making their entire families healthier

Some people on weight-loss drugs say their treatment is lifting up the health of their entire famil…

Emily Farache   


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A woman unmasked her catfisher after finding 2 more victims. They were surprised to find the catfisher's true identity.

Anna Akbari's new book reveals her catfishing experience, highlighting online deception, emotional …

Jane Ridley   


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There are pros and cons to letting your kids go to sleepovers. Experts explain how to reduce the risks and create a safety plan.

It can be scary to send your kids to a sleepover. Here's how to discuss the risks, pros and cons, a…

Kelly Burch