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How to Protect Yourself From Record-Breaking Cold

Arctic blast bringing freezing weather to much of the United States


Stay Fit

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How to Stay Healthy With Insights From the Lab

Exposure to lighting, exercising and doing right by your body clock

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The NEAT Way to Help Improve Your Health

In a nutshell? Sit less to keep the weight off … and add more years to your life, too

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Strength Training’s Health Benefits Go Beyond Muscles

Working out can boost your brain health and help you control diabetes

Healthy Eating

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Can Drinking Soda or Sugary Drinks Really Kill You?

The bottom line on all those scary health studies you’ve heard about lately

A flexitarian diet with more fruits and vegetables may improve your overall health

How to Eat Less Meat and More Veggies

Research shows health benefits of a flexitarian diet. Here's how to get started

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Tips for Healthy and Delicious Cooking for Two

Ellie Krieger's butternut squash soup recipe and advice for eating well

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Live Well

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Feeling Younger Could Help You Live Longer

How old you feel may be more important than your actual age

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6 Ways to Be Good to Your Knees

Things you can do to keep these critical joints healthy and pain free

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