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Monday, June 24, 2019
The sober curious movement — people who are limiting their alcohol consumption — is relatively new. Early research suggests that even taking a short break from booze is good for your health.
Sunday, June 23, 2019
Tens of thousands of Instagram followers can't be wrong: Curiosity about the sober life is trending. Scientists say cutting out alcohol can improve your sleep and blood pressure, and help your liver.
Thursday, June 20, 2019
More people are choosing to drink less, driven by growing concerns about health and wellness. But there haven't been many high-quality nonalcoholic beers available. Booming demand has forced a change.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
A new study of 80,000 people finds that those who ate the most red meat — especially processed meats such as bacon and hot dogs — had a higher risk of premature death compared with those who ate less.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says people at high risk of being infected with HIV should be offered a daily pill containing antiretroviral medications. The drug's cost remains a hurdle.
Tuesday, June 04, 2019
Retailers that accept SNAP benefits must stock a variety of staple foods, including a minimum number of fruits and vegetables, meat, dairy and grain options. Now there's a fight over what counts.
Tuesday, June 04, 2019
The comment-period ends this week on a proposed federal rule to offer convenience stores that take SNAP benefits more flexibility in the foods they sell. There are competing views on what count as "staple foods."
Friday, May 31, 2019
The marijuana and hemp extract has been touted as a way to ease anxiety and inflammation, despite limited science. Now, the FDA is holding its first public hearing on cannabidiol.
Friday, May 31, 2019
The FDA holds a hearing Friday on CBD, a popular extract of the cannabis plant. The FDA sent warning letters to companies about illegal marketing practices, and says it needs more data about safety.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Walking every day has been shown again and again to be important for staying healthy as you age. But how much do you need to walk to promote a long life?
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Confusion over whether a food is still safe to eat after its "sell by" or "use before" date accounts for about 20% of food waste in U.S. homes, the FDA says. The new wording aims to clear that up.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Researchers wanted to know if CBD can help people who are former opioid users resist relapse. Their double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial suggests CBD can help reduce stress and cravings.
Saturday, May 18, 2019
A new study finds that women who ate a low-fat diet and more fruits, vegetables and grains, lowered their risk of dying from breast cancer. But which of those factors provided the protective effect?
Friday, May 17, 2019
Two new diet studies add to the evidence that when it comes to staying healthy, counting calories may not be enough. What really matters is what you choose to eat and the quality of your diet.
Monday, May 13, 2019
Gossip has a bad rap. Sure, it can be catty and mean, but research is turning up ways it helps groups build cohesion — and can nudge some individuals to make positive changes in their lives.
Sunday, May 05, 2019
Reaching out in kindness, mindful breathing and taking time daily to note positive moments and personal strengths are all part of a program that reduces anxiety and depression. But it takes practice.
Monday, April 29, 2019
With U.S. measles cases at record highs, doctors say adults who got vaccinated prior to 1968 should consider getting revaccinated to make sure they and their neighbors are protected.
Monday, April 22, 2019
Most snoring is harmless, aside from the misery it might cause your bed mate. In some cases though, it's a sign of sleep apnea, a serious condition. Here's how to know the difference.
Sunday, April 14, 2019
A study of siblings finds those who have a stress-related disorder have a 60 percent higher risk of heart attack or other cardiovascular event, compared to their less-stressed brothers and sisters.
Monday, April 08, 2019
Many allergists have started to prescribe immunotherapy tablets to some of their patients. They're safe and convenient and, like allergy shots, they treat the root cause of your allergic misery.