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Yoga could replace antidepressants

If you are diagnosed with depression, just take a deep breath and join yoga classes to experience significant reduction in symptoms without the side effects associated with antidepressants, new research suggests. “This study supports the use [...]

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Two Dead From Raw Milk Cheese Contaminated With Listeria

Two people have died and four more hospitalized in an outbreak of Listeria linked to cheese made using raw milk, federal investigators said Thursday. They’ve traced to cases to Ouleout cheese, a soft cheese made by [...]

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The GOP Wants More Health Care Choices. Is That Really a Good Idea?

Republicans pressing for repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act are stressing one broad theme over and over: Freedom of choice. The House GOP bill, called the “American Health Care Act” and now moving through [...]

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New Obesity Gene Identified for Some People of African Descent

Researchers have found a genetic variation unique to some people of African descent that can add about six pounds of extra weight. About 1 percent of people of African heritage carry the genetic variation, the team [...]

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Brain damage in former football players fuels ‘heading’ fears

Scientists have found signs of brain damage that could cause dementia in a handful of former football players, fuelling worries about the danger of frequent knocks from heading the ball or colliding with others on the [...]

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Bob Harper Says He Feels ‘Like a Robot from Westworld’ as He Recovers from His Heart Attack

Bob Harper is sharing his recovery progress after suffering from a heart attack two weeks ago. The Biggest Loser host, 51, shared a mirror selfie on Instagram on Tuesday that shows the monitors he must wear [...]

How wellness trends may shape health industry in 2017

How wellness trends may shape health industry in 2017

Well-being is becoming nothing short of a global movement, as consumers seek to ensure healthy lives for as long as possible—particularly as average life-spans continue to rise. The Global Wellness Institute estimates that the worldwide wellness [...]