CAMILLE NOE PAGÁN IS A JOURNALIST AND EDITOR.
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Want another great reason to eat healthy? The food choices you make daily might lower your odds of getting Alzheimer’s disease, some scientists say. Researchers have found that people who stuck to a diet that included foods like berries, leafy greens, and fish had a major drop in their risk for the memory-sapping disorder, which […]
“Joints for Joints.” That was the title of a lighthearted yet science-based debate at the annual scientific meeting of the American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatologists Health Professionals in 2011. The topic: whether medical marijuana—that is, the medicinal use of the cannabis plant—was a safe and effective arthritis treatment.
Straight from the Captain Obvious department: About 90 percent of women often experience the intense desire to scarf down foods like cookies, potato chips, and other diet disasters, according to new research. Here’s what you don’t know: You can kill your worst cravings without waging an all-out willpower war.
Daily snackers are less likely to be overweight than those who stick to three squares, but if you snack on sugary, high-calorie fare, you lose the weight loss benefits. Here’s how to keep your metabolism high and weight low.
If you spend most of your days at a desk, here’s some unsettling news: it’s probably pretty bad for your health. But don’t panic—there are ways (besides quitting) to avoid death by office job. These four strategies can fit into even the busiest routine.
Some cancers shouldn’t be called cancer: that’s the controversial claim in a recent report from a group of top oncology experts.
The capped crusaders get a bad rap, but mushrooms are as nutritious as other veggies, and pack a ton of flavor, too. That’s reason enough to unearth the tastiest, healthiest ways to enjoy them—stems and all.
Give holiday stress and ailments the heave ho-ho-ho. One month of easy moves will help you close out the year fitter and calmer than ever.
There’s no preparing for a cancer diagnosis. But when it comes to cancer treatment, there are things you can do to get ready for what’s ahead.
“I’m so scatterbrained—I must have ADHD.” It’s a lament that doctors like Michael Coates, MD, are hearing more and more from adult patients, many of whom assume medication is the answer to their woes. But for most of us, feeling unfocused isn’t the result of a disorder or personality trait—it’s simply a habit.
Anyone who’s ever walked away from the table only to be starving moments later (Chinese food, we’re looking at you) knows that certain edibles can leave you more famished than you were before you ate ‘em. If you want to stay satisfied longer—a key to weight control—remember this magic trio: protein, healthy fats and fiber. […]
While new cases of some cancers—including breast, lung, and prostate—are leveling off, cancer of the thyroid (an endocrine gland in the neck) is spiking; diagnoses rose a whopping 173 percent between 2002 and 2012, making thyroid cancer one of the fastest-growing types in the U.S.