05/04/2015
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  • 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


  • NEWS

    It may be time to hit the gym if you suffer from tension headaches. According to a Danish study, strength training may help prevent tension headaches, or at least reduce the pain associated with them. Learn more


  • INFOGRAPHIC OF THE WEEK

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

  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    When you cannot sleep, you cannot get yourself out of the ditch--there's not a chance.

    —Elizabeth Gilbert


  • NEWS

    In the largest study of its kind, researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine have found that older adults with a low body mass index (BMI) have the highest risk of developing dementia. Learn more


  • NEWS

    Replacing just one sugary drink with water, unsweetened tea or coffee every day can make a difference in a person's risk of developing type 2 diabetes, suggests a new study in the journal Diabetologia. 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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