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Your second brain: How your gut affects your mental health

Scientists are finding that our gut microbiome affects our brain and mental health more than we knew.
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UCookbook: Healthier, fudgier 3-ingredient brownies

A recipe for brownies that taste good, and are good for you too.
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Ask the nutritionist: “I skip meals sometimes because my schedule is so busy. Is...

A nutritionist discusses what happens to your body when you skip meals.
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Why you probably need more sleep—and how to get it

Sleep deprivation can affect more than just your tiredness; it can have a major impact on your immune system, weight, stress level, and focus.
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FitnessU: Pyramid training

Our fitness trainer demonstrates how to perform various moves to create a customized pyramid workout.
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Fuel your morning with these easy and healthy breakfast ideas

Rate this article and enter to winLeftover birthday cake, Apple Jacks®, or the last strawberry that isn’t growing hair—you may feel like this is all you have time for in the morning. With a...
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Fake or fact: How to know if your online diagnosis is legit

Rate this article and enter to winScouring the internet to help you get to the bottom of your stomachache or that sudden rash is commonplace these days. Seven out of ten people say they...
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Apps and podcasts we love: Liver Health-Hepatitis C

Evelyn L., second-year graduate student, University of California, Los Angeles “Magic 8 Ball, am I at risk for Hepatitis B or C? Okay, so that might not be the best way to deal with my...
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Ask the doc: “How important is it to get checkups if I don’t feel...

—Heath L.*, Northwest University, Washington I highly recommend getting annual checkups up to age 21 (and then see how often it’s recommended by your doctor). Not only do you get a chance to learn...
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8 proven ways to be happier that you can try today

Rate this article and enter to winMoney, fame, love, sports, chocolate—what works? For centuries, we’ve been trying to figure out what makes us happy. Psychologists, economists, theologians, and others have come at this from...