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December 6, 2013

 

Hiking trail signs with exercise instructions.

Another Reason To Exercise

Physical activity is a biological norm. When we don't exercise, we actually cause harm to our bodies.

November 29, 2013

 

A TV screen and a lightbulb hover over a pair of bloodshot, sleep-deprived eyes.

The Costs of Sleep Deprivation

ATTENTION Night Owls! Losing sleep takes a serious toll on your health and safety.

October 5, 2012

 

kids snacking while sitting around

Why Does My Body Want To Snack?

French researchers recently found that a certain type of snacking is harder on your waistline.

September 20, 2012

 

chocolate treats in a box

The Health Benefits Of Chocolate

Recent studies have found that chocolate very well may have significant health benefits.

July 4, 2012

 

legs running on the beach at sunset

Leg Cramps Like Clockwork

If you get bad leg cramps, it could be a sign of serious heart disease.

June 29, 2012

 

woman running on the street

Can Staying Physically Active Help You Perform Better At Work?

According to a study, being physically active can protect against job burnout, helping you perform better at work.

June 25, 2012

 

three glasses of orange juice

Drinking Calories, Eating Calories

Does it matter whether your calories come from solid food or liquid? A calorie is a calorie right?

March 26, 2012

 

a man checks his pulse while using a blood pressure monitor

The Sound Of Pressure

Have you ever been squeezed by a sphygmomanometer?

February 3, 2012

 

younger and older runners on a trail

The Mathematics Of Middle-Age Spread

How much more does an older runner have to run in order burn as many calories as a teenager?

December 14, 2011

 

sea_salt

To Salt Or Not To Salt

The soup could use a little more salt, but a voice in your head wonders if salt is bad for your health.

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