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Any Exercise Helps Beat Post-Smoking Pounds

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Being active, even a little, after quitting smoking helps reduce weight gain, researchers say.

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Heat Making You Lethargic? Research Shows It Can Slow Your Brain, Too

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Research suggests that hot weather can slow our brains down.

Hot weather can influence cognitive performance, according to new research. Young adults living in non-air-conditioned dorms during a heat wave performed worse on math and attention tests.

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Multivitamins May Not Provide Heart Benefits

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An analysis found no ties between multivitamins and the risk for cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease or stroke incidence or mortality.

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Banned from Soap, Is Triclosan in Your Toothpaste?

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Young Woman Washing Hands with Bar of Soap

Triclosan, an antibacterial and antimicrobial chemical, has been used in personal care products and as a pesticide for decades. Scientists in recent years have stepped up their research into its potential health risks. The findings have been mixed.

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Personal Health: How to Meet Your Body’s Water Needs

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Inadequate hydration can cause fatigue, poor appetite, heat intolerance, dizziness, constipation, kidney stones and a dangerous drop in blood pressure.

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Recipe: Seared scallops with new potatoes and field greens

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Scallops are a good source of vitamin B-12 and potassium. Here they're added to mixed field greens and topped with lemon dressing for a quick, healthy salad.
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