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A scientific statement from the American Heart Association says physical activity does not counteract the health risks linked to sedentary behavior.
Contrary to previous studies, new research shows that immunizing children with the flu nasal spray provides similar protection to the standard flu shot.
Offspring of parents who have a long lifespan are less likely to develop diseases such as heart disease and cancer in older age, a new study finds.
Learn all about BUN levels, how they are measured, and when a BUN test might be used. This article also looks at ways to keep BUN levels healthy.
A study suggests that acetaminophen use, generally considered safe during pregnancy, may lead to a higher rate of behavioral issues in children.
Gout is both painful and common, yet the mechanisms behind it are not known. A new analysis of old data shows that easy dietary changes may keep it at bay.
Swapping an 8-ounce sugary drink for water reduces calorie intake, obesity prevalence, and benefits overall health, say Virginia Tech researchers.
Learn all about nine different superfoods for people with diabetes. This article looks at walnuts, Ezekiel bread, and chia seeds among others.