Kombucha—it’s the uber-trendy beverage that’s taking over specialty stores and supermarkets due to its purported health benefits, unique flavors, and bright effervescence. Kombucha may seem like a member of the soda family, but at its core, all kombucha is...
Anyone who works in an office (or at all, really) knows that dreaded 3 p.m. afternoon slump. When the late afternoon stupor hits, it’s easy to fill up another cup of coffee… but is that the best way to go? Researchers...
Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among American men (after skin cancer), and the American Cancer Society estimates that over 174,000 were diagnosed with it this year alone. Despite the prevalence of the disease, getting a prostate...
Cutting down on the burgers can lead to better heart health, a new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association indicates. Johns Hopkins University researchers monitored 10,000 adults for nearly 30 years—from 1987 to 2016—and found...
EVERY GENERATION has its fashionable eating programs. Think of fad diets like Atkins, Master Cleanse—even cabbage soup. Extreme diets have believers, but they are mostly dismissed by the medical establishment, which generally prefers sensible eating and exercise. But a trio...
Blue zones, a term coined by best-selling author and researcher Dan Buettner, refer to regions with the longest-living people. Buettner set out to find corners of the globe with the highest numbers of centenarians, and after years of research,...
If the vaping epidemic has you scared off the portable devices, good. As of mid-October, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has logged over 1,400 cases of lung injury and 33 deaths, all linked to the e-liquids in...
What should you do first: lifting or cardio? Many trainers recommend kicking things off in the weight room, since muscles are fresher and able to lift more, helping you progress. But a study in the Journal of Exercise Science...
When is work stress good? When it’s upping your game, a study in the International Journal of Stress Management suggests. The American Psychological Association says that common sources of work stress include low salaries, excessive workloads, and a lack of...
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