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The Surprising Tweak That Makes Workouts More Effective

You know that not getting regular exercise can be bad for your health. But here’s a surprising twist: Apparently, just thinking that you’re not exercising as much as you should may be harmful, too. In a new study in the journal Health Psychology, people who thought they were less active than their peers had a…

Artificial Sweeteners Don’t Help You Lose Weight: This Week in Health

Sometimes foods don’t live up to their nutritional hype. This week’s health news revealed that artificial sweeteners may not be helpful weight loss aids, and meal kits may not actually be getting more people to cook. Here’s what else caught our attention this week. (Sign up for the TIME Health newsletter for more.) Artificial sweeteners…

It’s Official: Happiness Really Can Improve Health

Scientists have thought for years that happiness may have a real effect on physical health, but a comprehensive new review makes the case stronger than ever. The review, published in Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, examines the effects of “subjective well-being”—a measure of how people evaluate their own lives—on various aspects of physical health. The…

Doctors Say a Third of Dementia Cases Could be Prevented

Some effective ways of preventing dementia don’t involve high-tech or expensive strategies

How Cows Are Helping the Fight Against HIV

In an unexpected turn of events, cows are helping scientists better understand how to prevent HIV infections

Drug-Resistant HIV Is On the Rise

In a new report, the World Health Organization (WHO) warns that resistance to the drugs used to treat HIV is on the rise. According to the latest WHO HIV Drug Resistance report, six out of 11 countries surveyed reported that more than 10% of people who are starting antiretroviral therapy in their country have a…

Keep Your Heart Healthy Now and Your Brain Will Benefit Later

People who take good care of their hearts in their twenties have better brain health by the time they reach middle age, according to a new study. In the report, published in the journal Neurology, the researchers looked at the American Heart Association’s Life’s Simple 7, which is a list of key health factors that…

Why Meal Kits Haven’t Delivered a Cooking Revolution—Yet

The meal-kit business may be heading for a food fight. On one side: retail giant (and Whole Foods acquirer), which recently started selling boxes of pre-measured ingredients and easy-to-follow cooking instructions to some customers. On the other: smaller companies that were already doing this, including HelloFresh, Plated, and Blue Apron, which went public on…

You Asked: What Is the Healthiest Way to Cook Vegetables?

It really depends on the vegetable and how you plan to cook it.

John McCain Had a Craniotomy to Remove a Blood Clot. Here’s What That Means

Senator John McCain is recovering from minimally invasive surgery performed Friday “to remove a blood clot from above his left eye,” according to a statement from his office. His absence from the Senate has caused Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to delay a vote on Republicans’ proposed health care bill. During the procedure, called a craniotomy,…

Artificial Sweeteners Are Linked to Weight Gain—Not Weight Loss

A new analysis also links them to obesity, diabetes and heart disease

How Late Nights at the Office Can Harm Your Heart

It’s no secret that working long hours can take a toll on employees’ moods, stress levels, and even their waistlines. Now, a new study suggests a hidden heart danger, as well: People who put in more than 55 hours a week on the job may have an increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation—an irregular heart…

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