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Here's What Happens When You Eat Cashews Every Day

Densely nutritious and good for your heart and brain, cashews can be much more than just a snack food. Here's what happens if you add them to your daily diet

Chocolate Recall Map Shows Nine States Impacted by Health Warning

Numerous products have been recalled due to potential salmonella contamination.

We bought our Washington state home for $260,000 in 1996. It’s now worth $1.4 million. We’re moving to California. Do we get ‘over 65’ tax breaks?

“We made a series of house improvements costing $120,000.”

9 Home Remedies To Loosen a Bowel Blockage

Medically reviewed by Jay N. Yepuri, MD Medically reviewed by Jay N. Yepuri, MD Bowel blockages (also known as bowel or intestinal obstructions) occur when food cannot pass through your large or small intestines. This can cause constipation (difficulty pooping), nausea, bloating, and other symptoms. Complete bowel blockages are serious and require ...

I lost 42 pounds with Ozempic, but was shaken by the drug's psychological toll

Journalist Johann Hari lost 42 pounds with Ozempic. He writes about the risks and benefits of weight loss drugs in his book "Magic Pill."

16 Best Protein Bars, According to Registered Dietitians & Editors

Picks that are delicious and nutritious.

Can Microdosing Mushrooms Actually Improve Mental Health?

Research is still ongoing.

Defying Loose Skin After Weight Loss in Your 50s and Beyond

Discover effective strategies to combat loose skin after weight loss in your 50s and beyond. Celebrate a body that's firm, toned, and fabulous!

Why Does Alcohol Make Me Sleepy? Exploring the Science Behind Drowsiness

Alcohol may make you tired, but it does not cause good sleep

Alzheimer’s disease on mother’s side linked to ‘increased risk’ of the condition

Alzheimer’s disease on mother’s side linked to ‘increased risk’ of the condition - People with a history of Alzheimer’s on either their mother’s side, or both parents’ sides, had increased proteins linked to the disease.

The 20 foods that have the most vitamin C

We all know some of the obvious sources of this antioxidant, but some foods are surprisingly high in vitamin C, while others might surprise you just by appearing on this list at all.

12 Best Tinted Moisturizers With SPF, Tested By Dermatologists And Editors

A tried-and-tested list from editors and derms themselves.

Steep physical decline with age is not inevitable – here’s how strength training can change the trajectory

Raise your hand if you regularly find yourself walking up a flight of stairs. What about carrying heavy bags of groceries? How about picking up your child or grandchild? Most of us would raise our hands to doing at least one of those weekly, or even daily. As people age, it can become more and more difficult to perform some physical tasks, even those that are normal activities of daily living. However, prioritizing physical fitness and health as...

People on TikTok are drinking castor oil — but is it actually good for you?

Doctors are warning people against this 'health' hack.

Moderna’s combination flu & Covid vaccine is more effective than existing shots in late-stage trial

Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the data from its phase three trial of a combination flu and Covid-19 vaccine, the company's vaccine pipeline outlook, and more.

Is It Normal For Your Knees To Crack As You Age?

Doctors explain whether those popping sounds when you get up from low positions are anything to worry about.

20 ways to make your sleep better

Flip through the slideshow for 20 ways to make your sleep better, from switching up your PJs to investing in a white noise machine and more.

It's Never Too Late To 'Care' in Real Life

DEAR MISS MANNERS: A friend I rarely see, other than on social media, posted a confusing message. As she seemed to be in great distress, I clicked on the "care" button and figured I'd find out in time what was going on. The confusing messages continued for a week.

Health Benefits of Legumes

Medically reviewed by Simone Harounian, MS Medically reviewed by Simone Harounian, MS Legume is an umbrella term for plants in the Fabaceae family. Common types of legumes include peas, soybeans, and peanuts. The food has been an important source of nutrition worldwide for thousands of years. Adding legumes to your diet is not only beneficial to yo...

Doctor shares four things you should never do during sleep paralysis

Researchers propose a new way to measure aging and disease risk with the protein aggregation clock

Could measuring protein clumps in our cells be a new way to find out our risk of getting age-related diseases? Professor Dorothee Dormann and Professor Edward Lemke of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU), who are also adjunct directors at the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) in Mainz, propose the concept of a "protein aggregation clock" to measure aging and health in a new perspective article published in Nature Cell Biology.

Social media poses considerable risks of psychological harm: How to protect children and adolescents

Excessive use of social media can impair well-being and even cause disease. To help safeguard children and adolescents, an international research team coordinated by Ulm psychologist Professor Christian Montag has put together recommendations on social media use and published them in a consensus paper in the journal Addictive Behaviors.

What drinking beer really does to your body – and the healthiest options for a pint

A refreshing pint on a warm day is part of British culture. A pint after work on a Friday is, as TV pundit Tom Skinner described: “a basic human right”. You wouldn’t think it when you walk past packed pub gardens, but beer sales in the UK have declined in the past five years. They’re down one billion litres last year from 4.8 billion in 2018, accor...

Why You Sweat So Much at Night—And What to Do About It

It could be a medical issue—or you might need a new mattress or bedding.

Dietitians Share Their Top Tips for Losing Water Weight Safely and Quickly

Follow these easy tips to lose those extra pounds holding you down.

My 10-Year-Old Daughter Was Losing Weight. Nothing Prepared Me for Her Diagnosis

Looking back, there were likely other symptoms that I missed.

10% of travelers have had their medicines confiscated. Here's how you can avoid it.

A new survey shows 10% of travelers have had medicine confiscated and more than 50% said that increased their anxiety during a trip.

Zinc is important but you should get it from these foods, not pills

Zinc is a nutrient that plays a key role in over 100 actions in our body. Get it through food, not supplements.

Experts Share the 8 Best Brain Foods to Boost Focus, Prevent Memory Loss and More

Eat smarter - literally - with these brain-boosting foods. Plus: a delicious salad recipe for a brain boosting lunch!

The nine health benefits of regular strength training

Want to lose belly fat, sharpen your memory and stay supple into old age? Grab some dumbbells – strength training is the best workout to age-proof your body and brain, according to the latest science. It’s not about having a six-pack or looking lean and toned (though that’s a bonus) – building more muscle is seriously good for your health. “Strengt...

Woman Loses 50 Pounds By Following Five Simple Rules

"I must say that after a month, everything was restored, and I became much happier than before," Albina Angan, 20, told Newsweek.

Whole body deodorant vs. regular deodorant: What’s the difference?

Dermatologists and NBC Select editors share their favorite whole body deodorants for full body odor control. Browse the best deodorants from Lume, Duradry, Dove and more.

Epstein-Barr virus: How does a common infection trick the immune system into attacking the brain in people with MS?

Almost 3 million people worldwide have multiple sclerosis (MS)—an autoimmune disease caused by the immune system mistakenly attacking the brain and central nervous system.

Is Coffee Good or Bad? New Study Finds the Answer in Your Genes

Scientists have been trying to figure out whether coffee is good or bad for our health for ages, and a new study has shown that the impact of drinking coffee depends on one's genes. The study also showed that a person's coffee-drinking habits depend on their genetic makeup as well, has learned. The study was conducted by an international ...

The state with the best health care in America—and the state with the worst, based on data

MoneyGeek analyzed a host of statistics, from health outcomes — such as preventable deaths and rates of certain diseases or risk factors — to health access and cost — such as how many people are uninsured and have affordable health insurance options available — to find the best and worst states for health care in the U.S.

Lower your risk of falling as you get older with these simple steps

One in four older adults in the U.S. will fall each year, putting them at risk of injury, broken bones and even death. Falls are a growing public health concern as the country's population sees record numbers of people turn 65 — now and in the future. But common as falls may be, they are not inevitable. "The more work we do, the more we realize that that healthy aging doesn’t have to include falling,” said Cara McDermott, who researches falls at...

UnitedHealth issues breach notification on Change Healthcare hack

By Amina Niasse NEW YORK (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group issued a public notice about the February ransomware hack on its Change Healthcare unit on Thursday as part of its requirements to notify the estimated one-third of the country whose private data may have been exposed in the attack. UnitedHealth said it expects to begin mailing letters to potentially affected individuals in late July but

11 high-fiber fruits that can boost your gut and heart health

Fiber is an essential part of a healthy diet. Which fruits have the most fiber? Dietitians share high-fiber fruits to add to your diet for gut and brain health.

Low Sodium Snack Foods: 15 Healthy Choices for Your Diet

Open up a world of flavorful, low-sodium snack options that will transform your snacking experience - discover the perfect balance of health and taste! The post Low Sodium Snack Foods: 15 Healthy Choices for Your Diet appeared first on Sarah Scoop EATS.

Pokemon Sleep: How To Level Up Fast

Check out this comprehensive guide on how to level up fast in Pokemon Sleep.

Can toad toxins treat conditions like depression and anxiety?

A new study suggests the toxin can treat these conditions without causing hallucinations

Lupus Complications Reduced With Common Diabetes Drug

Metformin benefits seen extending way beyond its glucose-lowering properties

Researchers have found a ‘clear genetic trigger for obesity’ that applies to some people

Experts have long known there is a genetic component to obesity, and a new study identified one particular gene that may be behind it.

What Happens If You Eat Eggs Every Day? Nutritionists Share the Benefits

Whether you scramble them up with some bacon and toast, hard boil and chop 'em up for a salad or enjoy one fried on top of a burger, eggs are a kitchen staple. Of course, they're a great source of protein (one of the cheapest on the market, too!), but what happens if you eat […]

Tardigrades Could Extend the Shelf-Life of Humanity, Study Suggests

Nature's ultimate survivor could unlock a sort-of biological time travel.

U.S. Surgeon General Calls for Warning Label for Social Media

Richard Quest discusses the surgeon general’s warning with Dr. Daniel Bober.

A new study shows that 1 year of this kind of exercise yields results 4 years later

Exercise is good, but resistance training with heavy weight is great! That’s especially true if you are looking to maintain strength in older age, a new study shows.

I walked 10,000 steps every day for a week instead of going to the gym – here are 3 things I learned

Will walking 10k steps a day get you fit? I tried it to find out.

The health condition many women are getting diagnosed with after having COVID

Guava Health explains the symptoms and effects of postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.

Improve joint strength and mobility in five minutes with these six simple moves

No equipment needed, just something soft to lie on