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Late Nights Pose Risks for Type 2 Diabetics
Night owls not only tend to eat more, they move less -- a very bad combination for people with diabetes or prediabetes.   > >
September 29, 2020

Lean into Pain
People with chronic arthritic pain often don't feel like exercising, but that creates a vicious cycle which only makes their pain worse. A change of mindset helps.   > >
September 28, 2020

Unapproved Drugs in “Brain Boosting” Supplements
Many supplements sold to improve memory and thinking contain unapproved -- and sometimes unidentified -- drugs prescribed for brain injuries and mental disorders.   > >
September 24, 2020

Flirting Unmasked
A flirtatious look is the kind of nonverbal cue that can work well or easily go wrong. The consequences can be magical, comical or dire.   > >
September 23, 2020

FoMO: Fear of Missing Out
If you are feeling left out of festivities you saw posted online, it's a sign you should focus less on your friends on social media and more on people nearby.   > >
September 22, 2020

Face Shields v. Face Masks
What's the best way to prevent the spread of potentially virus-laden droplets? Engineers put two types of face coverings to the test.   > >
September 21, 2020

Make that Call
You may think a text or email keeps you in touch, but a phone call works better. It's about the sound of another's voice.   > >
September 17, 2020

Screen Time Now Sets Kids Back Later
It doesn't matter whether kids look at a phone, a laptop or a tablet -- too much screen time at age 8 puts them behind in school at age 10.   > >
September 16, 2020

Help for Aging Joints
There's no cure or real treatment for osteoarthritis yet, but one antioxidant compound eased knee pain and the need for meds in OA sufferers.   > >
September 15, 2020

A COVID-19 Comprehension Test
Every day we learn more about the coronavirus responsible for the current pandemic. Most journals and news outlets make their coverage freely available. But not everyone can understand it.   > >
September 14, 2020

To Retain Muscle Mass, Be Sure to Get Your Vitamin C
We all tend to lose a bit of muscle after 50, but for those who have adequate levels of vitamin C, the loss is not so bad.   > >
September 10, 2020

Phony COVID Cures
This is not what a proven treatment for COVID-19 looks like. Everyone hopes for a cure, but there are some who are preying on that hope. Save your money.   > >
September 9, 2020

Add Nutrition to Your Yearly Checkup
Health depends in large part on diet, but few doctors ask about it. The AHA looked at ways to get a picture of patients' eating habits.   > >
September 8, 2020

Not-So-Sudden Heart Attacks
The symptoms may be murky, but many heart patients know something is wrong weeks before a heart attack.   > >
September 3, 2020

It Pays to Lose
When adults who were obese managed to lose enough weight to bring their BMIs into the overweight range, their mortality risk dropped by 54%.   > >
September 2, 2020

The Other Epidemic Heading Our Way
At least we have a vaccine for it. Flu season is approaching. It's time to think about which flu shot to take.   > >
September 1, 2020

Vaping in the Time of COVID
Kids are less vulnerable to COVID-10, right? Not if they have irritated their lungs by vaping.   > >
August 31, 2020

Getting Back to Business in a Pandemic
Models testing various ways of re-opening businesses as COVID cases subside show one approach is a clear winner.   > >
August 27, 2020

Biotin Supplements' Risk to the Heart
Men and women of a certain age turn to biotin to keep hair from thinning and skin from aging. But it can be bad for their hearts.   > >
August 26, 2020

Smartphones Could Curb DUIs
Your phone can do more than count your steps. It could also prevent accidents by warning you if those steps are alcohol-impaired, giving you time to sober up.   > >
August 25, 2020