• How Gratitude Affects Your Health

    Oct. 30

    It might sound like a cliche, but counting your blessings really can be good for you. Research shows people who consider themselves as highly grateful tend to be healthier. They have stronger immune systems and ...
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  • Baby Wipes Recalled

    Oct. 29

    Ten brands of baby wipes sold at stores nationwide, including Walgreens, Family Dollar, Sam’s Club and Diapers.com, are being voluntarily recalled due to possible bacteria contamination. Baby wipes sold before October 21, 2014, under the ...
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  • Forget Ebola and Get a Free Flu Shot

    Oct. 28

    Take a break from worrying about Ebola and get a flu shot this fall. While the Ebola virus has so far affected just four people in the United States, tens of millions are expected to ...
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  • Treat at Your Own Risk

    Oct. 28

    Go ahead, sneak one of the candy bar minis from your child’s Halloween haul. Just make sure to check this list* to find out how much exercise you’ll need to burn off those stolen calories: ...
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  • Race Doesn’t Affect Obesity’s Toll on Health

    Oct. 27

    Is obesity more deadly for some races than for others? Prior research had suggested that when blacks become obese, they might be slightly less likely to die early, compared to people of other races of ...
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  • Survivor Stories: I Am Living With HIV and Breast Cancer

    Oct. 27

    In 2001, when Louisiana native Joyce Turner Keller, now 64, was told that she was HIV-positive, she was shocked. She was only tested for HIV after being in a car accident. “At that time, I ...
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  • 5 Ways Exercise Benefits Your Mind

    Oct. 27

    You might run, do yoga or hit that spinning class to improve your overall health, build muscle or tone, but working out benefits your mind, too. Scientists have studied how exercising boosts brain function for ...
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  • Improper Condom Use Is Very Common

    Oct. 24

    Condoms seem pretty easy to put on—and keep on—during sex, but a series of reports show looks can be deceiving. Improper condom use is a serious public health issue in developing countries and here in ...
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