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Too much social media might be too much for the mental well-being of teenagers, new research suggests.
Having "friendly" bacteria in your digestive system is important for good health. They help the body extract nutrients from food, and boost the immune system in the fight against inflammation and many diseases associated with it.
Do you pump your arms while walking?
If you trim out only 300 calories a day -- the equivalent of six Oreo cookies -- that could be all it takes to cut diabetes and heart disease risk, new research suggests.
Could the newer flame retardants now being used in many household products be making cats sick?
Shopping for a gift for a friend or loved one? Instead of wracking your brain over which sweater to buy, keep in mind that gifts for good health are always the right size.
An emergency call for blood donations has been issued by the American Red Cross because there was a sharp drop in donations during the July Fourth holiday, but demand did not decline.
Clever websites and smartphone apps have made creating a household budget easier, though it's still an unappealing chore for some. But what if using a tool that makes you smarter about money could also make you happier? That would make budgeting a lot more attractive.
Your beloved pets need to be part of any plan you craft for emergencies, such as hurricanes or floods.
High blood pressure is a serious risk factor for heart disease, stroke and other life-threatening medical conditions. While many people need medication and dietary changes to control their blood pressure, exercise is a key component of nearly every management plan.