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health

Energy drinks: High risk, low reward?

Research suggests some workout-boosting beverages may restrict blood flow and oxygen delivery, which would make the heart work harder.

Expecting? Get the flu shot  

Flu season is upon us. Now is the time to protect yourself and your loved ones—and the little one on the way.

Sit-stand desks good for the mind. What about the body?

Office workers spend up to 85 percent of their workday in a chair—research suggests that all that sitting contributes to obesity, diabetes, heart disease and even a shorter lifespan.

Soup, soup and more soup

A souping cleanse is replacing juicing as the detox diet of choice. Here’s what you need to know before getting started on a plan that seems to be made for autumn.

Rise of the plants

Shoppers are turning to plant-based items as healthy alternatives to a life of milk and meat.

Beware the double-dippers

One scoop into a container of dip is more than enough. A second dip with a half-eaten chip or veggie? That's a recipe for disaster.

Vary your victuals 

An assortment of healthy foods—and a little wiggle room for the occasional piece of chocolate cake—might keep your diet on track.

Having a baby this summer?

Make it to the big day with these 5 survival tips.

A sensational seed: Chia

It's been a decades-long journey from pet plant to superfood. Never count out this nutritional powerhouse.

Too soon to talk school?

If you’re the type of parent who likes to plan ahead, now is the time to think about new tips and tactics to make the coming school year run smoothly.

On-the-job stress relief

Take a walk.

The sitting epidemic

Could corporate America keep employees from having their butts glued to their chairs for nine to 10 hours a day?