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Family cleaning their home.
Risk Factors

The Air Pollution INSIDE Your Home May Rival That of a Major City's

Keeping your house clean can actually make the air dirtier, say researchers. In fact, cooking and cleaning can lead to air pollution similar to a major city.

Young woman after donating blood.
Blood

Teenage Women Blood Donors May Be At Risk For Brain Issues

A new study from Johns Hopkins Medicine shows that teenage women who donate blood have an increased risk of developing iron deficiency anemia.

Young children watching television.
Lifestyle

Time to Take the TV Remote Away From Your Toddler

Bubble Guppies, Super Why! Caillou: There are some pretty compelling shows for toddlers these days. But they shouldn’t be watching any TV, say pediatricians.

Overweight man yawning at his desk.
Risk Factors

Sleep Apnea: Daytime Sleepiness Signals Heart Risk

A new study shows that adults with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) who experience excessive daytime sleepiness have a significantly higher risk for heart disease.

Compass showing control.
Lifestyle

Trying to Break a Bad Habit? It Takes More Than Willpower

A new report published in the Psychological Science in the Public Interest outlines new strategies that may help beef up our resolve to break bad habits.

Man using laptop while woman is upset behind him.
Risk Factors

Your Partner's Porn Habit Could Fuel an Eating Disorder

Women whose husband or boyfriend regularly watches pornography are more likely to develop an eating disorder, according to a study that shows a link.

Woman holding a glass of soda with a straw.
Risk Factors

Diet Soda Danger for Older Women: Stroke

Postmenopausal women who drink multiple diet drinks per day have a higher risk for stroke than women who don’t drink beverages with artificial sweeteners.

Couple high-five while exercising at the gym.
Fitness

What’s Your ‘Exercise Age’?

Chronological age is one of the most reliable risk factors for death, but the way your body functions — physiological health – is even more reliable.

Woman drinking beer.
Risk Factors

Do Women Ignore the Alcohol-Breast Cancer Link?

Middle-aged women aren’t getting the message that there’s a proven link between alcohol consumption and higher breast cancer risk, say researchers.

Breast cancer awareness.
Screening

Women, Get Your Mammograms: They're Proven to Save Lives

Early detection and treatment for breast cancer have prevented hundreds of thousands of breast-cancer deaths in the United States in the past three decades.