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health

98.6? That’s so 1800s

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

Lose weight, save money

A computer algorithm finds you'll save thousands of dollars over your lifetime by reaching a healthy weight.

Live and age better with others

Good relationships don’t just protect our bodies but also our brains. The people most satisfied in their relationships at age 50 are the healthiest at age 80.

How to keep cancer at bay

Did you know that nearly half of all cancer deaths are attributed to factors you can modify?

Weight pills—a “serious risk” for youth?

Researchers find those who use diet pills and laxatives to control weight are more likely to be diagnosed later with an eating disorder.

Social? Go for quality—not quantity

A new study suggests older adults gain much well-being from their small number of social connections.

Hello snow, goodbye sugar

These 12 simple strategies can help keep your calories in check as you head off to a flurry of merry meals.

Patient Story

Healthy and grateful

During a trip to her Michigan cottage, a burst aneurysm lands a Dallas woman in the emergency department. Two surgeries later and she's up and running.

Feeling under the weather?

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

Coffee—a magic microbiome machine?

Your gut instinct to enjoy that favorite cup of java may positively influence your overall health.

Do emotions steer your eating?

Some candid questions can help you understand food choices—and whether you have a bigger problem than you realize.

There’s power in your playlist

Those who devote time and energy into creating a motivational track may enjoy their workout more than those who select music randomly.

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