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The average adult sits for nearly eight hours a day. Here’s why that’s harmful to your health, and what you can do about it.
Do you have trouble hearing but haven’t done anything about it? A quick test you can take from your home phone promises to detect hearing loss.
New research sheds light on aging and sensory impairment.
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Chances are you’ve seen the slick TV ads for products that claim they can fix low testosterone. But that doesn’t mean you should pay attention. Here’s why.