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These Healthy Habits Might Lengthen Your Life
A new study identified five healthy habits that could increase your life expectancy.
Stroke Risk Factors: A Growing Threat
In spite of stroke-prevention efforts in recent years, stroke risk factors appear to be becoming more common, according to a new study.
The Truth About Alcohol
You hear a lot about moderate alcohol intake and good health, but the research backing up those claims might be flawed, a new study found.
Global Health Affected by Unhealthy Habits
Many of the deaths that occur around the world today may be preventable.
Bypass Surgery and Booze May Not Mix
Women who have undergone gastric bypass surgery may want to be careful with that glass of celebratory champagne.
5 Lifestyle Factors Linked to Less Heart Failure
Your day-to-day activities just may halve your risk for heart failure.
These Factors May Raise Your Back Pain Risk
Lower back pain can be irritating at best and debilitating at worse. For some, simple lifestyle changes may make a huge difference.
What a Daily Drink Might Do for Your Heart
That nightcap or glass of wine with dinner may be doing more than just relaxing you at the end of a long day. It could be boosting your heart health.
Even Light Drinking Poses Risk to Heart
While heavy drinking has clearly been shown to be bad for overall health, much research has shown that moderate alcohol consumption can offer benefits for the heart. A new study, however, may change that notion.
Meeting UN Health Goals Could Save Millions of Lives
Some of the biggest killers worldwide are diseases that can largely be prevented: heart disease, chronic respiratory disease, cancers and diabetes. But it will require some effort.