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lifestyle

Could dad’s health affect newborn?

Both parents should work toward good health—because both have an influence on prenatal outcomes.

Is ADHD linked to poverty?

Early childhood trauma can change the brain and genes—putting lower-income children at extraordinary risk.

Could promiscuity up cancer risk?

Having more sexual partners could increase your exposure to problematic viruses.

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.

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.

How to keep cancer at bay

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

Survey: Many fear cancer, but feel powerless

More than half of Americans say they're concerned about developing cancer—and 1 in 4 believe there's nothing they can do to prevent it.

Patient Story

Losing the old you

The result of Phill Carr's bariatric surgery has been so dramatic, old friends greet him with one question: "Who are you again?"

Once-a-day polypill—smarter heart care?

Among at-risk populations, there's improved compliance rates with a combo medication aimed at heart and blood vessel health.

Do more for your core

Variations of the plank, bird dog and leg extension can strengthen your body—minus the anguish and agony.

A top cardio plan: Get a canine

Compared to folks without pets, dog owners are ahead of the pack in healthy living—more exercise, better diets and lower blood sugar levels.

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