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7 Different Coughs and What They Could Mean

A cough is your body’s way of clearing breathing passages, and it often signifies an underlying disease is present. Here are some conditions that produce coughs, the difference in their manifestations and natural approaches for their remediation.


Lower BMI Linked to Longer Life

In today’s modern world of fast and processed foods, it’s not surprising that obesity has become a public health crisis. But does your body size throughout your entire life have an impact? To find the answer to this question, researchers tracked body shape and mortality among participants in two long-running studies. This includes over...


Are You Aging Faster Than Your Friends?

Scientists know now that outward appearances reflect internal health, and they have found that the rate at which a person ages can be determined in early adulthood.


The Science Behind Why You Like Sweet or Salty

A recent study shows that certain lifestyle and psychological characteristics are the reason that some people get cravings for sweet foods while others crave salty foods.


Need Another Reason to Quit Smoking? It May Shrink Your Brain

New research has discovered that in addition to increasing the risk of a plethora of diseases, cancers, and a general reduction of one's health, smoking may also physically shrink the brain.


5 Lifestyle Changes That Can Reduce Your Heart Attack Risk in 2015

Five lifestyle practices that are profoundly protective against a heart attack.


4 Habits That Can Lower Your All-Cause Risk of Death by 80%

If you could dramatically lower your risk of dying from all causes by eighty percent, would it be worth your effort to change a few simple lifestyle habits?


Have a Family History of Colon Cancer? Better Lay Off These Foods

If you have a family history of colon cancer, there's one class of foods you'll really want to avoid.


Reducing Your Risk of Cancer Could Be as Easy as Reducing Your Intake of Meat

According to the American Cancer Society, about 43,920 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this year. Some think meat consumption may play a role.


Smoking Can Cause Blindness

Smokers quadruple their risk of macular degeneration.