Allison Aubrey

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Get Fit — Faster: This 22-Minute Workout Has You Covered

Sunday, January 13, 2019

To stay healthy, we need at least 150 minutes of exercise weekly. This routine, created with a celebrated trainer, hits this goal in 22 minutes a day — cardio, weight training and stretching included.

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Lots Of Antibiotics Are Used In Beef Production. McDonald's Vows To Change This

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The fast-food giant, one of the world's biggest beef buyers, announces plans to use its might to cut back on antibiotics in its global beef supply. Environmentalists are applauding the commitment.

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More Salt, Fewer Whole Grains: USDA Eases School Lunch Nutrition Rules

Friday, December 07, 2018

Advocates say the Trump administration's rollback of nutrition requirements could lead to school meals that are inconsistent with federal dietary guidelines.

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New Physical Activity Guidelines Urge Americans: Move More, Sit Less

Monday, November 12, 2018

After 10 years, the government has updated its physical activity advice. The new message? Every little bit of movement helps you stay healthy and is better than sitting on your couch.

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Physical Activity Guidelines To Change For The First Time In 10 Years

Monday, November 12, 2018

The federal government is set to release updated physical activity recommendations. They're based on a growing evidence that finds a range of benefits linked to an active lifestyle.

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We Just 'Fell Back' An Hour. Here Are Tips To Stay Healthy During Dark Days Ahead

Saturday, November 03, 2018

Every cell in our bodies has a well-tuned timing mechanism. So, when we "fall back" or "spring forward," it takes us time to adjust. We have tips that can help.

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Food Stamps For Soda: Time To End Billion-Dollar Subsidy For Sugary Drinks?

Monday, October 29, 2018

SNAP provides nutrition assistance for about 42 million Americans, but critics say now is the time to restructure the $70 billion annual program in a way that promotes healthier food choices.

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Want To Keep Your Brain Sharp? Take Care Of Your Eyes And Ears

Monday, October 22, 2018

Two large studies show that age-related memory loss can be slowed significantly when older people promptly address hearing and vision loss.

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CDC Investigates Cases Of Rare Neurological 'Mystery Illness' In Kids

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Acute flaccid myelitis causes weakness in arms or legs. The cause isn't clear but may be related to viruses, environmental toxins or genetic disorders. Since 2014, 386 total cases have been confirmed.

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FDA Bans Use of 7 Synthetic Food Additives After Environmental Groups Sue

Saturday, October 06, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration is banning the use of several synthetic flavoring compounds used to infuse flavors such as mint and cinnamon in foods. Environmental groups sued, citing cancer risks.

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Think You Don't Need A Flu Shot? Here Are 5 Reasons To Change Your Mind

Monday, October 01, 2018

College students are among the least likely to get vaccinated against the flu, which killed more than 80,000 people last winter. Experts say the reasons are a combination of fear and misperception.

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Do Healthy Diets Protect The Planet? As The U.N. Meets, A Focus On Sustainability

Sunday, September 23, 2018

As United Nations leaders gather in New York, top food and nutrition experts are convening for a forum to talk about how people around the globe can have both a nourished diet and a healthy planet.

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Food Safety Scares Are Up In 2018. Here's Why You Shouldn't Freak Out

Monday, September 10, 2018

From Romaine lettuce to McDonald's salads, Goldfish crackers and Taco Bell queso, we hear more about food recalls and outbreaks. But many experts say our food supply is as safe as ever.

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The Latest Scientific Advice On Drinking Alcohol: Don't.

Friday, August 24, 2018

A new study published in The Lancet finds alcohol is associated with 2.8 million deaths each year worldwide. Researchers conclude that there is no safe level of alcohol and say the risks outweigh the potential benefits.

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Vacation Days Piling Up? Here's How To Get The Most Out Of A Short Vacation

Monday, August 20, 2018

Americans forfeited about 200 million days of paid vacation leave last year. And many U.S. workers now take shorter, partial-week vacations. But even a mini-break can be good for your health.

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Diet Hit A Snag? Your Gut Bacteria May Be Partly To Blame

Monday, August 06, 2018

Scientists are learning more about how our gut microbes may influence dieting. A small new study finds successful dieters have a different mix of bacteria than less-successful dieters.

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Off Your Mental Game? You Could Be Mildly Dehydrated

Monday, July 30, 2018

Dehydration has long been known to slow physical performance. Now there's evidence that too little water can hurt cognitive performance, too, making complex thinking tasks harder.

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Heat Making You Lethargic? Research Shows It Can Slow Your Brain, Too

Monday, July 16, 2018

Hot weather can influence cognitive performance, according to new research. Young adults living in non-air-conditioned dorms during a heat wave performed worse on math and attention tests.

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To Repel Ticks, Try Spraying Your Clothes With A Pesticide That Mimics Mums

Monday, July 09, 2018

Just in time for summer hikes and outdoor play, a study finds that the ticks that often convey Lyme disease become unable to bite, and soon die, after exposure to clothing treated with permethrin.

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Coffee Drinkers Are More Likely To Live Longer. Decaf May Do The Trick, Too

Monday, July 02, 2018

The latest study to link coffee and longevity adds to a growing body of evidence that, far from a vice, the brew can be protective of good health.

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