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Can DNA predict your heart health?

Indeed it could. Genetics may one day reign supreme when it comes to proactively identifying an individual's risks.

Take a seat to eat—it’s the tastier way

Marketing researchers have found that eaters will rate food more favorably when they're sitting down.

Report: 22M cancer survivors by 2030

There's much to celebrate in the flourishing survivor population, but it also highlights the mounting need to optimize care.

Low-fat diet—a tool in breast cancer fight?

Study shows women who focused on nutrition reduced their risk of breast cancer death by 21%.

AI for your ears

Scientists are closer than ever to developing a smart hearing aid that separates desired sounds from undesirable background noise.

Young adults see rise in colon cancer

The sizable jump in cases among age 50 and younger is a worldwide trend arising partly from poor diet.

FDA amps sleeping pill scrutiny

Popular medications such as Ambien and Lunesta are destined for tougher warning labels.

Drink up, kiddos

Consumer culture gives children plenty of delicious options—but water is the one drink they'll always need.

Smells like success

Zinc oxide, a compound typically used for hospital wound care, may find new life as an active ingredient in deodorant.

Brush teeth, save brain?

Speculative research is probing a possible link between gum disease and Alzheimer's.

Want happiness? Spread kindness

Your kindergarten teacher had it right—if you want to bring cheer and goodness into your life, you should first deliver the joy to others.

Gone fishing

Antibiotic researchers are diving into the deep blue as they search for a new weapon against drug-resistant superbugs: fish mucus.

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