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54 min ago 7 Simple Swaps to Make for Lasting Weight Loss
A registered dietitian shares her top tips for losing those last five pounds.
4 hours ago How Yoga Keeps Your Brain Healthy
A little downward dog action buffers stress, enhances cognition and keeps your noggin young.
4 hours ago When Relatives Steal Dying Patients' Opioids
Hospices struggle with a painful reality: relatives stealing opioid medication issued for end-of-life pain control.
Today This Is Your Brain on Yoga
A little downward dog action buffers stress, enhances cognition and keeps your noggin young.
19 hours ago Health Experts Outline Ways to Provide Better Care for Lesbians
Middle-aged lesbians are more likely to seek health care if they are in an accepting health care environment, a new opinion paper argues.
19 hours ago How Medical School Training Can Help Curb the Opioid Crisis
Princeton researchers found that doctors from low-ranked med school wrote three times as many painkillers as graduates from Ivy League or other top schools.
19 hours ago Teen Drug Overdoses Doubled From 1999 to 2015, CDC Reveals
The death rate for overdosing teens in 2015 was twice as high as the rate in 1999, but not as high as it was in 2007.
19 hours ago Is Turmeric Good for You? Yes, but It's Complicated.
According to studies, it seems that turmeric has a number of potent benefits. The problem? How to tap into them.
19 hours ago Can One Simple Nutritional Change Make You More Productive?
Science says it may come down to managing blood sugar.
19 hours ago Blood Test May Find Cancer Before Symptoms Start
Liquid Biopsy Blood Test May Find Cancer Before Symptoms Start
19 hours ago Creative Ways to Use the Food Scraps In Your Garbage
The leaves, stems and rinds you're tossing can actually be delicious (and nutritious) additions to your meal.
19 hours ago States Work To Keep Opioid Epidemic From Splitting Up Families
States Embrace Initiatives To Keep Opioid Epidemic From Splitting Up Families
19 hours ago Meningitis B Killed Their Daughters. Now These Moms Have a Message
Doctors say bacterial meningitis is a horrific disease that most often strikes babies and young adults. If left untreated it can be fatal in a matter of hours.
19 hours ago Why Being a Cat Lady Is Healthy
Research says kitties are good for you.
19 hours ago How Vacationing at a Farm Sanctuary Changed My Urban Perspective
NBC News Journalist Robin Kawakami left the bustle of New York City to spend the weekend with 700 animals in upstate New York.
19 hours ago Taraji P. Henson: 'These Things Happen to Put a Mirror Up to Humanity'
'When you know better, you do better.'
19 hours ago Program Aims to Keep OB/GYNs in Rural America
A new program aims to encourage obstetricians and OB/GYNs working in rural America, so women don't have to travel for hours to give birth in maternity wards
19 hours ago A Solar Eclipse Meditation for Health and Healing
The temporary darkening of light, can invite deep, meaningful reflection in our ordinary lives.
19 hours ago The Right Way to Take a Nap
The lighting, temperature and timing that will maximize your midday snooze.
19 hours ago Hypertension: 'Silent Killer' on the Rise Among Teens, Kids
New guidelines released Monday encourage doctors to be on the lookout for signs of the condition in their young patients.
19 hours ago Johnson & Johnson Hit With $417 Million Verdict in Cancer Suit
The verdict in the lawsuit brought by the California woman, Eva Echeverria, marks the largest sum awarded in a series of talcum powder lawsuit verdicts against Johnson & Johnson.
19 hours ago What Your Instagram Photos Say About Your Mental Health
A computer program was able to spot depressed people just by scanning their Instagram photos. Do your pictures fit the profile?
19 hours ago New App Will Connect LGBTQ Patients With Inclusive Doctors
For the founders of the SpectrumScores app — who are all University of Pennsylvania medical students — the disparities in LGBTQ health care is personal.
19 hours ago This Is Your Brain On Yoga
A little downward dog action buffers stress, enhances cognition and keeps your noggin young.
19 hours ago Tom Brady, Chloe Bennet Give 'Team Krissy' Boost, Shine Spotlight on Bone Marrow Registry
Krissy Kobata is scheduled for a bone marrow transplant after 10 years of searching for a donor. Her efforts have added more than 8,000 names to the registry.
19 hours ago An Old Heart Test May Help Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death
A leading heart doctor discovered a way to use EKG test to predict who's at high risk for a sudden cardiac arrest.
Yesterday After 10-Year Search, 'Team Krissy' Works to Register More Bone Marrow Donors
Krissy Kobata is scheduled for a bone marrow transplant after 10 years of searching for a donor. Her efforts have added more than 8,000 names to the registry.
Yesterday 5 Die While Using Weight Loss Balloons, FDA Says
Five people have died soon after getting gastric balloons fitted to help them with weight loss, the FDA said.
Yesterday What I Wish You Knew About My Child-Free Marriage
Before you utter the words "there's still time," please read this.
Yesterday Fewer Americans Killed by Lightning Strikes
Lightning is claiming far fewer lives in the United States — even though there are just as many strikes as ever