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Treadmill May Be Riskiest Machine, but Injuries From It Still Rare

2 months agoHealth : Well

An average of about three deaths a year are attributable to use of a treadmill. There are more than 24,000 injuries associated with them annually.

An Uber for Doctor Housecalls

2 months agoHealth : Well

A number of new apps offer medical consults with doctors via a smart phone, and some of them even make house calls.

Therapy Borne on Electrical Currents

2 months agoHealth : Well

The manufacturers of Thync say their brain-stimulating device can alter mood in minutes. Studies, and a tryout, provide mixed results.

As We Age, Keys to Remembering Where the Keys Are

2 months agoHealth : Well

Cognitive changes make it more difficult to meet life’s demands, but while there’s no going back, there are ways of fighting a decline.

Fructose May Increase Cravings for High-Calorie Foods

2 months agoHealth : Well

The type of sugar you eat may affect your cravings for high-calorie foods, researchers report.

Enchiladas, Tostadas and Tacos

2 months agoHealth : Well

A healthy approach to Mexican favorites.

Ask Well: Is Golf With a Cart Exercise?

2 months agoHealth : Well

Playing nine holes while riding in a cart does not provide much of a workout, though the game can improve your balance and physical confidence.

‘Cook Your Butt Off!’ With Rocco DiSpirito

2 months agoHealth : Well

Next Wednesday, May 6, Rocco DiSpirito, celebrity chef and author of "Cook Your Butt Off," will join The Well Book Club to answer your questions about gluten-free, low-calorie eating, staying active and avoiding those extra calories...

Easing Diabetes Risk, One Beverage at a Time

2 months agoHealth : Well

Substituting just one serving a day of water or unsweetened tea or coffee for one serving of a sugar-sweetened soft drink or dairy beverage can significantly reduce the incidence of Type 2 diabetes, a new study has found.

Doctors and Nurses, Not Learning Together

2 months agoHealth : Well

There are few group projects in medical school — which is strange when you consider that there are few solo practitioners in the real world.

New Shingles Vaccine May Offer Improved Protection

2 months agoHealth : Well

An investigational shingles vaccine may be more effective, particularly in older people.

Exploring Why Some People Get Fitter Than Others

2 months agoHealth : Well

A new study in rats adds to a growing body of data about how and why bodies respond so differently to exercise.

Air Pollution Tied to Brain Aging

2 months agoHealth : Well

Air pollution is known to increase the risk for stroke and other cerebrovascular disorders. But now researchers have found it is also linked to premature aging of the brain.

Admitted to Your Bedroom: Some Hospitals Try Treating Patients at Home

2 months agoHealth : Well

Under pressure to reduce costs and improve quality, a handful of health care systems are hospitalizing patients in their homes.

The New Logic of Calorie-Counting: Take the Quiz

2 months agoHealth : Well

Can you determine which of these foods' reported calorie counts are off?

On Food Labels, Calorie Miscounts

2 months agoHealth : Well

The most common method overstates the energy provided by proteins, nuts and high-fiber foods by as much as 25 percent, some experts say.

High-Fructose Heart Risks

2 months agoHealth : Well

Only two weeks of modest consumption of high-fructose corn syrup causes cholesterol and triglycerides levels to rise, a study found.

For Teenagers, Potassium May Matter More Than Salt

2 months agoHealth : Well

Keep your teenager healthy by serving foods high in potassium and stop worrying so much about salt, a new study shows.

Endive, Served Hot

2 months agoHealth : Well

Endive is often served cold, but this week Martha Rose Shulman heats it up.

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