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As mindfulness goes mainstream, meditation studios offer relief for the overworked masses.

Help your children understand their triggers and how to cope.

Escape the cold and get a free workout — and maybe even discover a new neighborhood.

  • Cari Shane
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  • 3 days ago
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Recommendations go against traditional advice to rest as much as possible, saying pregnancy is a good time to introduce healthy habits.

  • Amby Burfoot
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  • 4 days ago
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A 10-month-old girl had a parasitic twin protruding from her back — until surgeons removed it

Dominique had her parasitic twin's pelvis and bladder, legs, feet and toes (and toenails), and spine — which was intertwined with her own.

More than two-thirds of cancer mutations are due to random DNA copying errors, study says

"We don't need to add guilt to an already tragic situation," said cancer geneticist Bert Vogelstein. Genes and the environment seem to be responsible for fewer mutations than chance.

A painkiller found to be no better than a placebo for sciatica

Lyrica, which is widely prescribed for pain, wasn't able to control sciatica, a common pain in the lower back and legs, researchers said.

Study shows the many benefits they have over refined grains.

  • Amby Burfoot
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  • 5 days ago
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As mindfulness goes mainstream, meditation studios offer relief for the overworked masses.

A calm, happy dinner table is key to a child’s health. Here’s how to get there.

Get some history and culture with your workout.

Forgot to shake your almond milk? It’s not the end of the world. But you are missing out on important vitamins and minerals.

  • Cara Rosenbloom
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  • Mar 14
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A House bill would allow bosses to ask employees to undergo genetic testing as part of voluntary wellness programs.

“Scientific statement” pulls together current research and calls for more study amid rising rates of obesity, heart disease and diabetes.

  • Amby Burfoot
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  • Mar 9
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A study shows that recreational runners may continue improving until they’re 50 — but it requires work.

  • Ben Opipari
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  • Mar 8
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Arthritis is not just a disease of the elderly; many working-age people suffer from the condition.

Five healthy ways to give yourself a fresh start.

Ten rules to create a steady flow of energy while you’re in the office.

  • Carrie Dennett
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  • Mar 2
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The downsides go beyond the kind of food we tend to munch on after dinner. The timing itself is also a major issue.

A panel of physicians and researchers sought to pin down the facts on heart health.

  • Cara Rosenbloom
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  • Feb 27
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Older folks are staying on the slopes, thanks to advances in equipment and better grooming on resort mountains.

  • Carolee Belkin Walker
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  • Feb 24
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Tips to ease the misery through diet and household habits.

An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they seem.

Side effects of the gorgeously deviant thriller can include head-scratching and nausea.

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