Tips to Keep From Overeating at Party Time

Dieting can be hard on your social life. You might think it’s easier to avoid social events like cocktail parties and even family gatherings because…

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Why Obese People Find It So Tough to Slim Down

Obesity is no picnic for those who struggle with it, but new research sheds some light on why so few ever find their way to…

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How to Keep a Diet Diary

(HealthDay News) — To some people, keeping a food diary might seem old hat or just another busy-work task on your diet to-do list. But…

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Exercise Options That Double as Stress-Busters

Exercise is a known stress buster, and different disciplines relax and tone you in a variety of ways. So, you can pick and choose from…

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Does Salt Water Help Your Cut? And Other Health Myths of Summer

It’s often said salt water is good for cuts. Or that sunscreen isn’t needed on cloudy days. But both are incorrect, says Isabel Valdez, a…

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Sleepless Nights Haunt 1 in 4 Americans

Good sleep is hard to come by for the 25 percent of Americans who experience a period of severe insomnia each year, new research suggests.…

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Go Vegan to Jumpstart Weight Loss

Vegan diets are hard for many people to stick with long-term, but studies show that this way of eating can translate to weight loss. Vegan…

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Stabilize Those Stability Ball Workouts

For fun and fitness, it’s hard to beat the value of a stability ball. You can do exercises to strengthen muscles, improve balance and increase…

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Coffee May Do Your Liver Good

More good news for coffee lovers: Having three or more cups of “joe” each day may help ward off serious liver ailments, new research suggests.…

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Is Your Workplace Making You Fat?

The dilemma is all too familiar: It’s Monday morning, you walk into your office and see that someone has left a big box of donuts…

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Bookworms More Prone to Be Nearsighted, Study Finds

You’re probably familiar with the stereotypes about people who wear glasses — these folks are studious and spend a lot of time indoors with their…

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Vacation Bliss Doesn’t Linger for Tired, Stressed-Out Workers

Taking time off reduces many workers’ stress and re-energizes them, but those benefits disappear once they’re on the job again, researchers say. Moreover, many people…

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