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A 3x10 Exercise Plan That'll Work for You

Break up workouts into bite-sized blocks


A-Fib Hits Men Earlier Than Women

Excess weight also ups risk for the heart rhythm disorder, study says


Health Highlights: Oct. 16, 2017
  • State of Emergency Declared in California Over Hepatitis A Outbreak

  • Possible Leptospirosis Deaths Being Investigated in Puerto Rico


Health Tip: Flu Shot 101

Who should get it, when, and why?


Homicides Devastate Black Communities, But Prevention Gets Little Funding

Discrepancy hurts black Americans more than whites, researchers say


Nearly a Third of College Kids Think ADHD Meds Boost Grades

But adolescent health experts say there's no evidence to support that belief


Study Looks at Health of Hispanic-American Families

Discord more likely in second-generation families than recent immigrants, study finds


When Should You Rush Your Toddler to the ER?

For choking or possible poisoning, poll finds many parents need an emergency refresher course


Homework as a Character-Builder

Researchers say strong effort leads to more conscientiousness overall


Black Children Missing Out on Eczema Treatment

But study finds they tend to have more severe cases of the skin condition than white children


Black Women Face Double the Risk of Pregnancy-Related Heart Failure

But researchers don't know what's driving these racial differences yet


Can 'Magic Mushrooms' Kick-Start Depression Treatment?

Psychedelic drug shows some promise for hard-to-treat cases in study


Gay Men's Suicide Risk Rises as Income Falls

Lower education levels also make these men more vulnerable, researcher says


Good Lifestyle Choices Add Years to Your Life

Certain behaviors, many associated with various genes, were linked to longevity in large study


Health Highlights: Oct. 13, 2017
  • Possible Leptospirosis Deaths Being Investigated in Puerto Rico


Health Tip: Make Exercise a Habit

Include it in daily activities


Health Tip: Recognizing Sepsis

The body's severe reaction to infection


Men Often Happier With Their 'Bromance' Than Their Romance

In small study, most felt more comfortable sharing emotions, resolving problems with a male buddy


Nearly 4 in 10 U.S. Adults Now Obese

CDC stats show growing epidemic that means more illness and health care costs, health experts say


Texting Smarts for Adults and Kids

Cellphone safety when you're on the move

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