Health

Strengthening muscle may be healthier than losing fat

Focusing on strengthening our muscles rather than losing fat may be a better way to protect ourselves from weight-related hazards like diabetes and cardiovascular disease, investigators say.

Health

How to exercise in the summer without heat exhaustion

With a kilometer to go, triathlete Sarah True was pulled from the 2019 Ironman European Championship in Frankfurt, Germany, due to heat exhaustion. She was in the lead by seven minutes after having swum, biked and run nearly ...

Oncology & Cancer

'Natural' and 'organic' cigarettes are just like other cigarettes

Descriptors such as "natural" and "made from organic tobacco" in the marketing of Natural American Spirit cigarettes imply reduced risk of toxic exposures. Studies show that smokers perceive these cigarettes as being less ...

Health

Adopt a diet that's good for your gut

(HealthDay)—Having "friendly" bacteria in your digestive system is important for good health. They help the body extract nutrients from food, and boost the immune system in the fight against inflammation and many diseases ...

Health

How to find your best exercise style

(HealthDay)—Are you trapped in an exercise routine that's good for your body, but isn't motivating your spirit? It's time to find your exercise style.

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