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It is time to stop branding osteoporosis as a woman's disease. It kills more men and is on the rise. >
Four lifestyle changes can reduce women's risk of developing diabetes during pregnancy by 80%. >
Chronic stress can wreak havoc on the mind. Now we understand what it’s doing to the brain.  >
The racism found in healthcare today tends to be of a subtle, implicit variety. When doctors — even African-American doctors — treat African-American patients, racist preconceptions and unconscious prejudices influence both the kinds of treatments they recommend and the quality of the hospitals they send patients to. The accountability instituted by the ACA should help. But doctor education is an important piece as well. >

My 18 month-old son didn't breathe at birth and has severe brain damage and long seizures. He gets all nutrition through a g-tube. Is it ethical to stop his g-tube feeds? More >

Our minds are built to learn. We just need to give them a little help — sleep and distractions are good — to help the process along.   More >

Driving with your dog is a pleasure...and a dangerous distraction, especially for the elderly.  >

How many minutes do you walk
in a day?
A. Five to 10 minutes
B. 15 to 20 minutes
C. 25 to 35 minutes
D. at least 45 minutes a day

A physical therapist shows how poor body alignment is behind most injury and teaches you the safe way to do many daily tasks. More >

How often should you get your blood pressure checked?
A. Once a month.
B. Once a year.
C. It depends on your last blood pressure measurement.

Restaurant chains have been introducing lower-calorie items. This could help diners keep weight off. >
Ask someone how much they drink, and the answer they'll give you may not jibe with the number of bottles in the trash. >
A chemical in broccoli, sulforaphane, reduces the social symptoms of autism symptoms. But only in high doses. >
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