Wellness

Wellness

7 Surprising Asthma Triggers

If you have asthma, you already know that things like cigarette smoke, animal dander, and dust can trigger a dangerous…

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Stretch to Feel Your Best

Waking up with stiff, achy muscles and joints? Taking a few minutes to stretch can help you warm up your…

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Alcohol and Your Heart

Could your nightly glass of wine be good for your heart? It’s a popular and widespread idea, driven by the…

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Healthy Hot Weather Exercise

Now that summer is here, millions of Americans are out jogging, running, hiking, and biking. But summer exercise comes with…

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Are You Taking Heart Health Seriously Enough?

Prepare yourself for a statistic that might make your heart a bit heavier: In the time it will take you…

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Accidental Dehydration—It’s Far More Common Than You Think

A few nights ago, when I woke up at 3:30 in the morning for that usual middle-of-the-night trip to the…

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Ask the Expert: Fiber for Constipation

My doctor recommended getting more fiber for my constipation, but it's not helping. What can I do? Getting more fiber…

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6 Steps to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the third-­leading cause of cancer death in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimates that, in…

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Recharge Your Body Throughout the Day

When asked how the body repairs itself and replenishes its resources, most people will answer with one word: sleep. They’re…

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The Science of Meditation

According to the most recent statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 14 percent of Americans meditate,…

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Stepping Up Your Health Is Easier Than You Think

You and your doctor already use many “metrics” or measurements to monitor, protect, and improve your health: your weight, blood…

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Gambling Addiction

When the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the federal ban on sports betting in 2018, it set the stage for an…

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Stay Strong

Somewhere in your 30s, you probably began to lose muscle mass at the rate of 0.5 to 1 percent a…

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The Power of Prevention

Health screenings help healthy people stay well. Physicians use them to look for signs of potential problems before they become…

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The Vagus Nerve Connects Body and Mind

Within your body lives a long, powerful nerve that allows you to think, feel, work, relax, live, and thrive. It starts…