05/05/2015
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  • NEWS

    There's more evidence of a link between diabetes and Alzheimer's disease. A study from Washington University in St. Louis found that elevated blood sugar levels in mice significantly increased the amount of amyloid beta in their brains, a key component of the plaques associated with in Alzheimer's. Learn more


  • NEWS

    Having financial problems can double a woman's risk of having a heart attack, according to a study presented at a recent meeting of the American Heart Association. Learn more


  • NEWS

    It’s been widely reported that prolonged sitting can boost a person’s risk for a variety of diseases. But what can you do about it? According to research published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, you should get up at least once every hour and take a two-minute walk. Learn more


  • INFOGRAPHIC OF THE WEEK

    Stress can hurt your body in more ways than you might imagine.

  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    If you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.

    —Muhammad Ali


  • NEWS

    People who have insomnia may be more sensitive to pain than those who don't have trouble sleeping, according to a new study at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. In short, the researchers said, sleep problems can worsen the effect of chronic pain. Learn more


  • NEWS

    Making the right food choices is never simple. Now, a study at the University of Southern California concludes that fructose--the sugar found in fruits, honey and corn syrup--may ramp up your cravings for high-calorie foods. Learn more

  • SLICE OF HISTORY

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves a new drug called Envoid-10. Soon, though, it will be known by a simpler name--"The Pill."  Marriage, feminism and sexual relations in America will never be the same. Get the full story. 

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