Wellness

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Can a baby’s environment lead to poor health later in life?

Can environmental conditions early in life cause inflammation in adulthood? A recent study from Northwestern University says YES to the question. Inflammation is a big risk...
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After 50, death risk climbs in wake of ‘wealth shock’

Adults in their 50s and older who suffer a catastrophic loss of wealth have a 50-percent higher risk of dying than those who do...
Night owls may have 10 percent higher risk of early death

Night owls may have 10 percent higher risk of early death, study says

Do you wake up bright eyed and bushy-tailed, greeting the sunrise with cheer and vigor? Or are you up late into the night and...

7 skin care myths you thought were true

Itchy skin, bright rashes, dark blemishes, sun burns. Our skin changes all the time, but usually we don’t give it much thought until we spot...

Exercise … it does a body good: 20 minutes can act as anti-inflammatory

It’s well known that regular physical activity has health benefits, including weight control, strengthening the heart, bones and muscles and reducing the risk of...

Are you overweight or ‘water weight’?

Muscle and fat don’t appear overnight, and if you’re hopping on the scale and noticing a big change since yesterday, chances are that it’s...

8 easy ways to remember to take your medication

Despite good intentions, many patients find it difficult to keep up with their daily medications — whether it’s one pill or 10. In fact, an...
Why so many people regain weight after dieting

Why so many people regain weight after dieting

Anyone who has tried to lose weight and keep it off knows how difficult the task can be. It seems like it should be simple:...
5 ways our body can talk to our brain

5 ways our body can talk to our brain

We usually think our mind is in control and telling our body what to do. But there is a lot of scientific evidence that...

Education can hold off dementia

Education gives people an edge in their later years, helping them to keep dementia at bay and their memories intact, a new USC-led study...