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CDC: weight, waist size, BMI increased for many U.S. adults

(HealthDay)—From 1999-2000 to 2015-2016, there was an increase in mean weight, waist circumference, and body mass index (BMI) for many U.S. adults, according to the Dec. 20 issue of the National Vital Statistics Reports, ...

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'One weird trick' to cut belly fat? Follow a heart-healthy diet

Do you wish you could decrease your waistline? Reducing abdominal obesity can lower health risks—but despite claims you may have seen on the Internet, no trending diet can help you specifically eliminate belly fat, according ...

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Sleeping too much or not enough may have bad effects on health

Fewer than six and more than ten hours of sleep per day are associated with metabolic syndrome and its individual components, according to a study published in the open access journal BMC Public Health that involved 133,608 ...

Pediatrics

Fish oil may protect the youngest hearts

(HealthDay)—Omega-3 fatty acids—good fats found in fish—can boost the heart health of adults, but a new study suggests that babies might also stand to benefit from them.

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