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Stoners beware: exercising might lead to a positive drug test

Exercise is essential to a healthy lifestyle, but new research led by the University of Sydney shows that for cannabis users, it could also...

Move it and lose it: Every ‘brisk’ minute counts

To win the war against weight gain, it turns out that every skirmish matters – as long as the physical activity puts your heart...

Women spend longer in labor now than 50 years ago

Women take longer to give birth today than did women 50 years ago, according to an analysis of nearly 140,000 deliveries conducted by researchers...

Write your way thin?

Is losing weight as simple as doing a 15-minute writing exercise? In a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association...

Quality of mother-toddler relationship linked to teen obesity

The quality of the emotional relationship between a mother and her young child could affect the potential for that child to be obese during...

Stigma weighs heavily on obese people, contributing to greater health problems

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The discrimination that obese people feel, whether it is poor service at a restaurant or being treated differently in the workplace, may have a direct impact on their physical health, according to new research from Purdu...

Stigma weighs heavily on obese people, contributing to greater health problems

WASHINGTON, DC, March 1, 2011 -- The discrimination that obese people feel, whether it is poor service at a restaurant or being treated differently in the workplace, may have a direct impact on their physical health, according to new research from ...

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs linked to increased risk of erectile dysfunction

Men who take non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs three times a day for more than three months are 2.4 times more likely to have erectile dysfunction compared to men who do not take those drugs regularly, according to a Kaiser Permanente study publ...

How education can save your life

It is known that education decreases the incidence of cardiovascular disease. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Public Health demonstrates that education is also correlated with lower blood pressure and a decrease in...

1 person of 1,900 met AHA’s definition of ideal heart health,...

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 18 -- Only one out of more than 1,900 people evaluated met the American Heart Association (AHA) definition of ideal cardiovascular health, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medi...

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