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98.6? That’s so 1800s

For the past 200 years, men and women's body temps have been slowly declining.

Invest in middle age, reap in old age

If you want to gain quality years, adopt a low-risk lifestyle that embraces exercise and good nutrition—and shuns smoking and alcohol.

Opioid-meth addiction complicates treatment

People who use both drugs may find it especially difficult to break free.

Lose weight, stave off breast cancer

The more pounds a woman loses, the lower her risk.

Is diabetes wearing you down?

The need to constantly manage the disease can lead to physical and mental exhaustion, noted experts who provide great tips to get back on track.

Feeling under the weather?

Study finds humid and windy days may indeed exacerbate symptoms of arthritis, fibromyalgia and other types of pain.

Gene therapy targets prostate cancer

Experts say a landmark study has found certain gene mutations can be targeted with newer drug therapies.

Metabolic issues hit at any weight

While issues like high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes are more likely to affect people with obesity, those with normal weight aren't free of risk.

Scientists eye mechanisms in obesity, heart health

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

The cost of aging: Slower fat burn

As the years pass, it becomes more difficult for your body to remove fat from cells.

All in the genes

Now in its second year, the All of Us study marches onward to 1 million people—and genetics research is lighting the way.

To reach old age, go new age

Meditation and other mainstays of holistic living lower stress, which can ward off disease and improve the likelihood of a long and healthy life.

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