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BMI is still a good measure of your health, research shows

A new study from the University of Bristol supports body mass index (BMI) as a useful tool for assessing obesity and health. A simple measure...

When you get older, every physical activity counts

In a recent study, researchers found that people who are active at levels only slightly higher than sedentary have much lower death risk. The study...

How to clean your makeup brushes

According to dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, dirty makeup brushes can wreak havoc on the skin. In addition to collecting product residue, dirt...

Fighting obesity – could it be as plain as dirt?

It costs the global economy an estimated US$2 trillion annually and has been dubbed a modern day health epidemic. But new research from the University...

A co-worker’s rudeness could harm your sleep, and your partner’s

Rudeness. Sarcastic comments. Demeaning language. Interrupting or talking over someone in a meeting. Workplace incivilities such as these are becoming increasingly common. In a new study...

7 things you can do to have a healthier body

Many people in middle age are in fair or poor health leading to chronic health conditions, such as obesity, high blood pressure, and type...

Exercise could strongly cut the death risk from cancer

In a new study, researchers found that cancer patients who exercise regularly both before and after their diagnosis are significantly more likely to survive...

Quit smoking on New Year’s

New Year’s has become a time when many smokers make a resolution to quit for good, but what happens after that? Quitting smoking is tough,...

Sleep apnea may raise lung cancer risk

In a recent scientific study, researchers found that sleep apnea can favor lung cancer growth in young individuals. The study was conducted by researchers from...

Think you’re having less sleep? You’re not alone

More Americans are getting fewer hours of sleep, according to a new study published in the journal Sleep. In a new study, researchers found that...