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Look at the nutrition facts or you’ll fall for advertising fiction.

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If you get your omega-3s from plant sources, you might not be getting enough vital fats.

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No, it’s not lactose-free.

The effort has been mired in controversy over the way companies were selected to launch the potentially lucrative industry.

A heart transplant saved this 13-year-old boy’s life. But he died on his first day of school.

Peyton West was born with only the right side of his heart functioning, his family said.

Elderly couple got ‘deepest wish’ — to die together — in rare euthanasia case

Nic and Trees Elderhorst, both 91, died hand in hand in a rare double euthanasia allowed under Dutch law.

Tibetan Buddhism-based ‘compassion’ training for doctors targets burnout

Medical schools have launched programs to teach “soft skills” to better equip their doctors for today's stressful health-care environment.

Dietitian Ellie Krieger, Nourish Schools co-founder Casey Seidenberg and certified health education specialist Elaine Gordon offer picks for meals from breakfast to dessert.

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Look at the nutrition facts or you’ll fall for advertising fiction.

  • Cara Rosenbloom
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Studies show social bonds can prolong life. So get yourself a workout buddy.

  • Ben Opipari
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It’s not the same thing as going vegetarian.

  • Carrie Dennett
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Recovery Record makes it easier to connect, but some say it shouldn’t be a replacement for in-person treatment.

  • Donna De La Cruz
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Prioritizing your products, going to a regular store or shopping online can prevent you from spending your “whole paycheck.”

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Children will absorb the message, especially if you serve food with the book.

A generation ago, being on the other side of 30 meant imminent retirement. What changed?

Study finds financial incentives don’t work; social cues may be more effective.

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High-impact and weight-bearing forms of exercise can be crucial for bone regeneration, especially after menopause.

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One said she had no connection, but her husband was listed on an application.

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Research shows the power of a positive outlook.

  • Jae Berman
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Getting to a healthy weight range is key. But the foods you choose affect fertility, too.

  • Christy Brissette
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The label is ubiquitous in grocery stores. But its definition is murky.

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This meat has more going for it nutritionally than many realize. But don’t buy that “Eat More Bacon” T-shirt yet.

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The trick is to find a diet you can stick to.

  • Carrie Dennett
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Study finds the average American marathon time has slowed from about 4:15 to about 4:40 over a 20-year period. Experts have a few ideas why.

  • Amby Burfoot
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