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Rather than trying to make this holiday healthier, parents should focus on their kids’ year-round eating habits.

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Growth seen in market for recumbent trikes for both recreational and serious cyclists.

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To avoid mindless munching, put together whole-food snacks ahead of time, in the right portions.

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Meet the new wave of urban shamans and the well-heeled seekers they’re connecting with the universe.

Spike in paralyzing, polio-like illness mainly affecting children confirmed in 22 states, CDC says

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Proposed regulations would require drugmakers to disclose prices in TV ads in Trump administration effort to bring down prices

The Trump administration has proposed regulations that would require list prices of prescription drugs to be included in television advertisements, as part of its attempt to bring down drug prices. The proposal, announced by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, states that drugs that cost more than $35 per month would have to have […]

The Nobel Prize in medicine awarded to two cancer immunotherapy researchers

The 2018 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine recognizes James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo for “their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation.” This is a developing story. It will be updated.

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Backward Day — serving hearty fare in the morning and breakfast at dinner — adds some fun to this family’s mealtimes.

The ‘wet test’ for looking at arches also is not a reliable way to pick shoes.

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There are important factors besides weight loss to consider.

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While the snack has risen in popularity, there are some health concerns to be aware of.

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Rebranding will not address the real issues of stigma.

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Now called WW, the company also sports a new tagline: “Wellness that Works.”

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More middle-of-the-road approach alternates low-carb and high-carb consumption days.

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Weight Watchers announced a rebranding to “WW” Sept. 24 as it shifts its focus away from dieting and more toward wellness.

Watching television or listening to music while exercising didn’t encourage study subjects to eat more or move less the rest of the day.

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A study suggests that using plant-based protein and fat as substitutes for carbs is safer.

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A nutritionist shares what to look for, mistakes to avoid and a list of providers.

Researchers found you can make improvements in less than an hour a week.

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Listen to your body before upping weight, duration or distance.

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Growing and preparing food can help children learn to be more well-rounded eaters, among other things.

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Visiting a sauna several times a week can lower rates of heart disease and stroke.

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Food cooperatives offer lower-cost meals and a community of like-minded students

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More research is needed. In the meantime, here’s how to look at dairy fat.

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