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Scientists eye mechanisms in obesity, heart health

Study: Body fat around the arteries secretes a protein that becomes toxic to blood vessels.

Use it or lose it

A mere two weeks on the couch is enough to bungle the good health of a previously active person, researchers say.

Battling diabetes? Stabilize your sugar

Sizable shifts in glucose levels can hint at underlying problems in diabetes management. Over time, this leads to bigger complications.

Don’t skip that oncology referral

Patients who miss appointments to further evaluate cancer symptoms are more likely to die within a year of diagnosis.

Healthy for the long haul

As the retirement age continues to shift, Americans will need to maintain good health into their 70s and beyond.

The miracle of microalgae

As the world struggles to maintain traditional sources of omega-3, will the ocean's plant life emerge as a preferred source?

Are you a worrywart?

Worrying serves a purpose at times, but only to a point. Seek help if it becomes a level of anxiety that causes emotional distress or physical ailments.

Study: Body health is brain health

Research continues to uphold a longstanding notion: If you take care of your body, it'll take care of your brain.

Eat your way to a better brain

A good diet rich in these 10 foods may keep your memory and cognitive function in tip-top shape.

Build healthy bones at any age

Preventive care and regular exercise are essential steps to ward off injury and maintain strength.

Fats and carbs—a balancing act

Your ideal diet won't necessarily entail fewer carbs and less fat. Researchers say moderation is key.

It’s time to energize

Explore these 10 best foods to keep you going all day long.

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