Viral Video About Sun Damage is ‘No Gimmick,’ Expert Says

Using a special UV filter, a photographer shows people just how much cumulative sun damage adds up over time.

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When Parents Need Care, Daughters Carry the Burden

It’s no secret that daughters seem to bear the brunt of caregiving duties for elderly parents, but a new study suggests that conscientious daughters often fill the gaps left by sons.

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Parent’s Smoking Affects Children’s Health for Years

Smoking while pregnant or around an infant has long been linked to development of asthma and allergies in young children. Now, researchers have found that the risk may persist into the teen years.

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Fitness May Boost Kids’ Brainpower

Exercise and brainpower in children may not seem closely related, but a small new study hints that fitness may supercharge kids’ minds.

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Heart-Related Deaths Drop Dramatically in U.S.

Deaths and hospitalizations for heart disease and stroke have dropped dramatically in the United States over the past decade, according to a large study of Medicare patients.

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Get Inspired By This Ace Little League Pitcher—a 13-Year-Old Girl

Mo’ne Davis, 13, is giving new meaning to “you throw like a girl.”

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Good Neighbors May Be Good for Your Heart

Having good neighbors may reduce your heart attack risk, new research suggests.

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6 Surprising Reasons Eating Right Pays Off

You know a better diet will make you fitter and healthier. What you may not realize is that replacing fries with a salad can help your finances, too.

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5 Ways to Keep Your Pet From Being Bored When You’re at Work

You would think that someone like me, with a full-time job, and two kids, plus bills to pay and dinners to make, would have bigger things to worry about than whether my cat is bored. And yet, I find myself often thinking about Luna (a tabby) and wondering if I am depriving her of a full life by leaving her alone in the apartment all day when the rest of us are at school or at work.

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5 Grilling Hacks to Try Before Summer Ends

These smart party tricks will heat up your next barbecue in no time

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5 Weird Ways Stress Can Actually Be Good for You

We hear over and over again that stress is unhealthy. And all that talk makes us, well, stressed. Here’s how a little short-term anxiety can actually benefit your brain and body.

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HPV Vaccine Protects Against Infection 8 Years Out

A new long-term study shows that the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine appears to protect against the sexually transmitted virus for at least eight years.

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Childhood Mental, Developmental Disability Rates on the Rise

Rates of developmental and mental disabilities — ranging from speech problems to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder — have jumped 21 percent among U.S. children, according to a new report.

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What Co-Workers Really Think About Women Who Request Flex Time

Women seeking a better work-life balance are less likely than men to be viewed positively by their colleagues, a new study finds.

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4 Juice and Smoothie Recipes for Fitness Fanatics

These recipes include ingredients like blueberries, watermelon, and cherries that may help fight inflammation and get you out the door for your next workout.

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Move of the Week: Sit Out

This toughie exercise from Alison Sweeney, host of The Biggest Loser, works the entire body while promoting agility and coordination.

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The Surprising Food Flavor That Can Help You Shed Pounds

You’re probably familiar with salty, sweet, bitter, and sour, but did you know there’s a fifth taste? It’s called umami, and a recent study shows that it has a unique effect on appetite.

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