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Skin Spots: What Is a Dermatofibroma?
Risk Factors

Skin Spots: What Is a Dermatofibroma?

Dermatofibromas, which typically appear on arms and legs, feel like marbles and are up to half inch in size. Here’s what else to know about these skin spots.

Frequent Exercise Maintains Bone Health
Lifestyle

Frequent Exercise Maintains Bone Health

Exercising at least twice a week is required to maintain bone health and prevent bone loss.

Milk now has more vitamin D.
Nutrition

FDA Allows More Vitamin D in Milk Products

Vitamin D is essential for your health. Now the FDA is increasing the amount of this nutrient that can be added to milk and other foods.

Meats, cheese, nuts, eggs, fish, and legumes are good sources of protein.
Nutrition

How Much Protein Do You Need After 50?

Protein boosts muscles and bones, but experts say that many older adults don't get what they should. Here’s what you should know about protein requirements.

A male-only weight loss program.
Lifestyle

Weight Loss for Men: What Works

Researchers are finding out how to attract men to weight-loss plans. One successful way is through male-only programs.

A man uses a wearable health tracking device.
Lifestyle

These Digital Tools Can Help You Lose Weight

Weight loss is never easy, but these new digital devices can help you meet your goals by making it easier to monitor your eating and exercise habits.