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Your New Weight-Loss Resolution: Drive Less

Your New Weight-Loss Resolution: Drive Less

Study suggests you'll cut pounds while saving gasoline. If weight loss is your New Year's resolution, making another vow -- to drive less in 2013 -- could help, a new study suggests. continue reading »

Gallup Poll: Latin Americans Most Positive in the World

Gallup Poll: Latin Americans Most Positive in the World

Latin Americans are the most positive people in the world, with their region being home to eight of the top 10 countries for positive emotions worldwide. Residents in Panama and Paraguay continue reading »

Health Tip: Think Before You Eat

Health Tip: Think Before You Eat

Mindless eating can cause the calories to add up quickly, and before you know it your pants are more snug than usual. The American Academy of Family Physicians offers this advice to consider before you start eating: continue reading »

Health Tip: Think Before You Eat ...Are You Really Hungry?

Health Tip: Think Before You Eat ...Are You Really Hungry?

Mindless eating can cause the calories to add up quickly, and before you know it your pants are more snug than usual. The American Academy of Family Physicians offers this advice to consider before you start eating: continue reading »

U.S. Winter Storm Death Roll Stands at 6

U.S. Winter Storm Death Roll Stands at 6

The winter storm besetting much of the United States so far has resulted in at least six deaths and has caused the cancellation of more than 1,000 flights, authorities announced Wednesday. continue reading »

DEA’s Proposed Regulations for Disposing of Controlled Substance Prescription Drugs

DEA’s Proposed Regulations for Disposing of Controlled Substance Prescription Drugs

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) published its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the Disposal of Controlled Substances in the Federal Register Dec. 21. continue reading »

‘Not Fair!’ How Sibling Fights May Lead to Later Mood Problems

‘Not Fair!’ How Sibling Fights May Lead to Later Mood Problems

Everyday teen issues can contribute to depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, researchers say. Fights between siblings can lead to anxiety, depression and lower self-esteem, a new study contends. continue reading »

Heart Health Worst in the South, Best in Northeast

Heart Health Worst in the South, Best in Northeast

In large U.S. survey, Oklahoma ranked lowest while Washington, D.C., ranked highest. Residents of several Southern states are among the most likely to have poor heart health in the United States, a new study finds. continue reading »

Veggies and Cheese as Filling as Chips For Kids, With Fewer Calories

Veggies and Cheese as Filling as Chips For Kids, With Fewer Calories

Study finds tots who ate the healthier alternatives were just as satisfied. In a new study, children who were given combined snacks of cheese and vegetables co continue reading »

Back Pain May Ease for Smokers Who Quit: Study

Back Pain May Ease for Smokers Who Quit: Study

Spinal disorder patients who didn't smoke reported much less discomfort. Quitting smoking helps reduce back pain in people being treated for spinal problems, according to a new study. continue reading »