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The number of parks, libraries and natural resources in the state where you reside might have a great deal to do with how happy you are.
Getting kids to try new foods can become a daily showdown. One promising approach: expose babies early on to varied tastes and textures.
Cereal TV ads aimed at young children put them at increased risk for obesity and cancer, researchers warn.
Your chances of inheriting genes linked to longevity are highest if you come from a family with many long-lived members, researchers say.
As in most things, family matters. Specifically, your family's ethnicity could make a difference, at least when it comes to cholesterol and your risk of having a heart attack or stroke.
Millennials struggling with depression aren't being helped by their use of Facebook, Instagram or Snapchat, a new study reports.
Over the past few decades, the amount of food Americans eat away from home has increased from 18 percent to 33 percent.
Caffeine in limited amounts is OK for most people, but too much of the stimulant can be dangerous to your health, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.
Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of disorders that signal a person's increased risk of diabetes, heart disease and stroke, the American Heart Association says.
Missing out on needed sleep can bring a host of health woes, including diabetes because a lack of sleep affects insulin levels.