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Got teens? There’s a doc for that

They may look and act like young adults, but teens are far from it.

Table matters

Looking for another way to instill healthy habits in your kids? Look to the family dinner.

Majority of U.S. adults have poor heart health

Heart-healthy living is key.

An appetite for competition

The nutritional value of your food isn't the only factor in your performance. It's also about the timing and size of your meals.

Want fit kids? Set the pace

Amid the march of all things technological, parents can take smart steps to ensure their children stay active and healthy.

Straight talk: Proper posture pays

At work and in life, the surest route to less pain and more gain? Sound body mechanics.

9 foods to boost your energy

Try these tasty treats packed with fuel and nutrition to get you through until summer.

It may be winter, but keep that sunscreen handy

Four easy steps to best protect your skin from the sun.

15 awesome ways to burn calories this winter

Managing diabetes? Don't let your exercise routine grow dull this season.

BRCA awareness surges

Celebrities and media have likely played a role in boosting awareness about genetic testing for abnormal breast cancer genes.

A toast? Aim for a single dose

Alcoholic beverages can have a place in holiday festivities without destroying diets. Just remember these 5 tips from a doctor who knows.

Escape without the weight

You do all that work to get trim and feel good for your vacation—don't throw it away by overindulging.