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By Mayo Clinic Staff If you're looking for a heart-healthy eating plan, the Mediterranean diet might be right for you. The Mediterranean diet incorporates the basics of healthy eating — plus a splash of flavorful olive oil and perhaps a glass of red wine — among other...

By Robert Jimison Whitney Thore had gained nearly 100 pounds. It stemmed from polycystic ovary syndrome, and she found it hard to accept her larger figure. Her emotional distress peaked while she was living abroad and dealing with a breakup. Frustrated and unable to find relief, she...

By Andrea Williams About 900,000 Americans die annually from the five leading causes of death, including heart disease, cancer, stroke, chronic lower respiratory disease and unintentional injuries, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). And while each of these conditions has very different effects...

By Senator Bill Frist Have you ever wondered how experiencing nature can improve your health and your life? Increasingly, healthcare and public health professionals are recognizing that the social determinants of health—including where we’re born, live, work, play, and age—collectively have a far greater impact on our...

By Bill Purcell Employers are an important lever in the effort to improve overall population health – perhaps one that has been the most undervalued in many conversations about improving the health status of our population. The fact is, most of us spend the largest part of...

By Robert Preidt Could regular, strenuous exercise be a "fountain of youth"? New research suggests it could be -- for your cells, at least. "Just because you're 40 doesn't mean you're 40 years old biologically," said Larry Tucker, a professor of exercise science at Brigham Young University...



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