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This common sleep habit may increase your heart disease risk

In a recent study at the University of Notre Dame, researchers found that whether or not you go to bed on time could also...

Healthy sleep may rely on long-overlooked brain cells

For something we spend one-third of our lives doing, we still understand remarkably little about how sleep works. For example, why can some people sleep...

This hobby may help protect against cognitive decline in older people

In a recent study at the University of Helsinki, researchers found that choir singing can improve cognitive functioning in the elderly. The study is published...

Losing weight through exercise

In the US, the prevalence of obesity was 42.4% in 2017/2018, according to a survey of the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). Concurrently millions...

5 tips to move more throughout the day

One in four U.S. adults are sitting for longer than eight hours each day, and this lack of activity is bad for mental and...

A pandemic lesson: Older adults need to make preventive care a top priority

Older people have borne a higher burden of illness and death from COVID-19, with people 65 and older experiencing higher rates of hospitalization and...

The pros and cons of weighing yourself every day

This is the year you've vowed to lose weight. You step on the scale to mark the starting point toward your goal. Now how often...

No pain, no gain in exercise for this common artery disease

In a new study from Northwestern Medicine, researchers found that no pain means no gain when it comes to reaping exercise benefits for people...

What you need to know about mental fatigue

Someone asks you a simple question and you snap. Common tasks, like washing the dishes, feel impossible to accomplish. Constant virtual meetings on camera leave...

This health problem cause half of new diabetes cases annually in U.S.

In a new study from Northwestern University, researchers found that reducing the prevalence of obesity may prevent up to half of new Type 2...