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There’s Little Proof That Flossing Actually Works

The evidence for flossing is "weak, very unreliable," of "very low" quality, and carries "a moderate to large potential for bias"

The Secret of How Hypnosis Really Works

The unique effects of hypnosis on the brain suggest that it can be a powerful way to relieve pain—and might even be an alternative to opioids, one expert believes

Fish Oil Has Benefits After a Heart Attack: Study

A new study provides clues about how omega-3 fatty acids can slow or even prevent damage from a heart attack

CDC Warns Pregnant Women Not to Travel to Northern Miami Over Zika Fears

This is one of the first times health officials have advised Americans not to travel within the continental U.S. due to a health risk

New Clues to Depression Spotted in the Genome

Investigators identify the bad lines of genetic code that may lead to the disease

This Kind of Animal Protein Helps You Live Longer

We know that fats from plants are better for your health than animal fats, but researchers now say the same may be true for proteins

Vaccine Rates Are On the Rise in the U.S.

After years of saying 'no,' more and more parents are saying 'yes'

How to Keep Your Desk Job From Killing You

There are many health risks associated with long-term sitting

Sitting Is Killing You

  By Alice Park | Sept. 2, 2014 Illustration by Robin Davey for TIME   [time-anchor title=”The War On Sitting”] You’ve already heard that sitting is the new smoking. Now, scientists reveal exactly how it hurts the body—and novel ways to undo the damage (without clocking hours at the gym). You might want to stand…

Very Disappointing Results In a Promising Alzheimer’s Study

A study of a new drug for Alzheimer’s disease shows discouraging results. But experts are ready to give up yet

9 Foods That Make You Hungrier

Always hungry? You may be eating the wrong foods

Florida is Investigating Two More Cases of Zika Not Related to Travel

"Evidence is mounting to suggest local transmission via mosquitoes is going on in South Florida"

How Exercise Keeps Your DNA Young

A new study reveals how exercise may be another way to combat aging

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