High-Sugar Drinks Trigger Fat Storage

Burger + Sugary Pop = More Weight Gain


Combining a sugary soda with your burger or fried chicken can really prime your body to pack on more pounds, a new study suggests. More >

Don't 'Guesstimate' Servings

Weighing Portions Adds Up to Weight Loss


Portion control is a must when you want to lose weight. More >

Better Diet, Longer Life?

Study: It's Never Too Late to Start Eating Healthy


Middle-aged and older adults who start eating better also tend to live longer, a large new study shows. More >

Flip-Flops: Fun in the Sun, but Tough on Feet


Americans love flip-flops -- just slip them on, and you're out the door. More >

Daily Dose of Coffee Could Lengthen Your Life


Here's news to perk up your day: Drinking coffee might help you live a little longer, two new studies suggest. More >

Dry Your Ears After a Dip In the Pool

Shield Yourself From 'Swimmer's Ear'


It's high season for the painful infection known as swimmer's ear, but it shouldn't spoil your fun if you plan ahead. More >

Friends May Be Key to Happiness in Old Age


As you age, the friends you keep wield an ever-greater impact on your health and sense of happiness, new research reveals. More >

'It's An Easy Activity To Do'

More Americans Are Walking for Exercise


More Americans Are Walking for Exercise It's an easy, inexpensive way to get moving and reap the health benefits, experts say Call it a step in the right direction: More and more Americans are trying to walk their way to better health. More >

Figure Out the Best Intensity for You

What Is 'Moderate' Exercise Anyway?


You've probably heard the U.S. National Institutes of Health's recommendation for most adults to get 30 minutes of moderate exercise on most days to stay fit. More >

Eating Fish May Help Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain


Eating fish at least twice a week may significantly reduce the pain and swelling associated with rheumatoid arthritis, a new study says. More >

Can Smartphone Use Bring on Carpal Tunnel?


People who spend lots of time on their smartphones may be scrolling, tapping and swiping their way to carpal tunnel syndrome, a painful wrist and hand disorder. More >

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