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The Keys to Diabetes Management
Taking medications as prescribed can make all the difference and this is no different for those with diabetes, according to a new study.
Active Kids Make Healthier Adults
Even a small increase in the number of kids who get regular exercise could help keep kids healthier into adulthood and save billions in medical costs, a new study found.
How to Help Prevent Heart Failure
Lifestyle choices may help prevent heart failure, including a type that's usually resistant to available therapies, a new study found.
Wearables May Not Mean More Weight Loss
Are wearable technologies for monitoring and tracking physical activity and diet worth it? Maybe not, according to a new study.
Which Weight Loss Rx Is Best?
Which weight loss medication is the best? There may actually be a clear answer, according to a new study.
BMI Vs. Waist Circumference for Heart Health
For predicting heart disease risk, waist circumference may be a better tool than body mass index (BMI), a new study found.
Lose Weight on Your Way to Work
Adults who cycle or walk to work may have lower body fat percentage and body mass index (BMI) in midlife, compared to adults who drive.
Weight Loss: Diet With a Side of Exercise
Exercise is important when you're trying to lose weight, but it may not be the only factor.
Healthy Teen, Healthier Adult
Teen habits could cast long shadows for men when it comes to high blood pressure (hypertension).
Why Heart Failure Patients Shouldn't Give Up
Even if you happened to wait until after a heart failure diagnosis to think about a healthy diet and exercise plan, it may not be too late.