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More Evidence That Socializing Helps Protect the Aging Brain

MONDAY, July 15, 2019 — Join a book club, take a cruise or just visit friends — new research supports the notion that social activities ...

High-Fiber Diets Might Shield Against a Common Pregnancy Complication

FRIDAY, July 12, 2019 — More vegetables, more whole grains: New research finds that diets rich in fiber might help pregnant women avoid a dangerous ...

Summer Can Be Hard on Your Hearing

SATURDAY, July 13, 2019 — Some of the sounds of summer can pose a serious threat to your hearing. Outdoor concerts, fireworks, thunder, and lawn ...

Flu Vaccine Safe During Pregnancy

THURSDAY, July 11, 2019 — Pregnant women can take comfort in new findings that suggest flu vaccines won’t harm their fetuses. Canadian researchers examined data ...

No Amount of Running Is Too Hard on Your Heart

THURSDAY, July 11, 2019 — Ultramarathons are grueling races that typically range anywhere from 30 to 100 miles, but new research suggests that even these ...

Timing Is Everything When It Comes to Calorie Intake

MONDAY, July 15, 2019 — If you skip or skimp on breakfast, grab a quick lunch and then load up at dinner, your food intake ...

Just 300 Fewer Calories a Day Brings a Health Benefit

FRIDAY, July 12, 2019 — If you trim out only 300 calories a day — the equivalent of six Oreo cookies — that could be ...

Swimming Lessons a Must for Everyone

SUNDAY, July 14, 2019 — Swimming lessons can lower the risk of drowning, but black kids often miss out on learning this lifesaving skill, a ...

Many Pneumonia Patients Get Too Many Antibiotics

FRIDAY, July 12, 2019 — Two-thirds of hospitalized pneumonia patients may be prescribed antibiotics for too long, increasing their risk for potentially harmful side effects, ...

Elbows Key to Your Walking Efficiency , Study Shows

FRIDAY, July 12, 2019 — Do you pump your arms while walking? Keeping your arms straight while walking is much more energy-efficient than walking with ...

Is Your Mattress Releasing Toxins While You Sleep?

WEDNESDAY, July 10, 2019 — Most people consider their bed a safe haven, but new research suggests your body heat might trigger the release of ...

In a U.S. First, Baby Is Delivered From Womb Transplanted From Deceased Donor

TUESDAY, July 9, 2019 — Doctors at the Cleveland Clinic announced that they’ve achieved a first in North America: delivering a baby from a uterus ...