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Nuts and Olive Oil Might Be Brain Boosters
The Mediterranean diet — with its vegetables, fruits, beans, lean meat and fish — may be heart-healthy. Add nuts and olive oil to the mix, and the brain may also get a lift.
The Risks of Youth E-Cig Use
Experimenting is often how kids and teens learn. Experimenting with electronic cigarettes, however, may be risky.
Sweet Stress Relief May Fuel Bad Habit
Downing a can of soda may provide some relief from a tension-filled day. But too much of a sweet thing can become an unhealthy habit.
Smoking and Weight Control: Misconceptions Abound
Do you believe smoking can help control your weight? If so, think again.
What Being Too Thin Might Do to Your Brain
The dangers of being too heavy are well-known, but does being too thin pose any risks? In fact, it could pose some risks to your mental health.
Tips for Living a Healthier Life
The amount of discussion these days about the best ways to be healthy can often feel more overwhelming than helpful, but some experts say it may be wise to focus on a few key areas.
Cancer Prevention: Progress and Problems
Controlling cancer requires multiple prevention strategies. The United States has made some notable progress in recent years, but there's still room for improvement.
These Factors May Raise Your Back Pain Risk
Lower back pain can be irritating at best and debilitating at worse. For some, simple lifestyle changes may make a huge difference.
These Healthy Choices Might Reduce Dementia Risk
Many people exercise and eat healthily to improve their overall physical health, but those habits might also boost mental health.
The Best Things You Can Do for Your Heart
There is no single way to keep your heart healthy. Many different factors can affect your heart health — from diet and exercise to sleep and stress.