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Wet your wintry eyes

Some simple steps can protect your peepers from the painful itching and dryness brought on by winter conditions.

3 steps to flexibility

Stretching and range-of-motion exercises are often overlooked as people focus on strength-training and cardio.

Study: Progress in pancreatic cancer battle

A trial found a four-drug regimen delivered promising results for some patients with this particularly troublesome form of cancer.

Dieting—a piece of cake

Want to manage your calories but still enjoy a slice of the sweet stuff? Learn some simple ingredient substitutions and develop a discerning eye for size.

The cost of connectivity?

Medical researchers have found that heavy users of social media have significantly higher odds of depression.

The quarter-century quandary

After age 25, about 1 in 4 people will suffer a stroke—the vast majority stemming from blood clots.

The functional fern

Scientists have re-tooled a common species of house plant to filter hazardous particles from your household air.

Study: Active lifestyle sharpens mind

A new clinical analysis strengthens the notion that moderate exercise can help older adults reclaim some of their mental acuity.

Stressful life, sleepless night

About a third of Americans are sleep-deprived as a result of political and economic anxieties.

In fitness, there’s virtue to variety

Cross-training, which mixes various exercises, can help reduce injury and deliver maximum results in weight loss and strength-building.

Secrets of the soup

There's plenty of sound science behind the notion that chicken soup soothes the soul.

Feeling glum? Brighten up with movies

Researchers are finding that cultural engagement may help people tamp down depression as they age.

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