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Not just manly, there could be health benefits to growing a beard

Experts say that beards offer health benefits that you would have never imagined.

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 11:51am EDT

Tags: beards,

Dedicated soccer fans could be at risk for heart attacks

If the intensity of the big game is too much, you may need a time-out.

Monday - 06/30/2014, 05:29am EDT

Tags: World Cup, Paula Wolfson, Dr. Warren Levy,

Study links early death with too much TV

Startling new health findings could make TV fans think twice before curling up on the sofa to watch their favorite shows. Researchers say adults who watch TV for three hours or more each day may double their risk of early death compared to those who watch an hour or less a day.

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 08:19am EDT

Tags: Dick Uliano, TV, study

Research: Foods with added vitamins, nutrients can be harmful

Foods with added vitamins and minerals may seem like a healthy option to supplement a diet, but it turns out that the added nutrients can be harmful to consumers -- especially young children, senior citizens and pregnant women.

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 08:10am EDT

Tags: Environmental Working Group, vitamins, nutrients, Sarah Beth Hensley, cereals

Type of drowning kills hours after submersion

What many parents may not realize is there is a form of drowning that's deceptive and kills over time.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 06:06am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, drowning, water, swimming, children, parenting

Foods that help strengthen your bones

There are plenty of tasty, easily-accessible foods that are packed with both calcium and vitamin D to keep bones strong.

Tuesday - 06/03/2014, 06:12am EDT

Tags: Kait Fortunato, Rachel Nania, bones, bone health, food

Nicole Kidman's face sparks conversation about Botox

When Nicole Kidman showed up at the Cannes Film Festival to promote a new movie, it was her face that got all the attention.

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 12:51pm EDT

Tags: nicole kidman, botox, aging

D.C. area ranks as most fit, healthy metro area in the country

The D.C. area claimed the title of the nation's most fit and healthy metropolitan area, according to new research released Wednesday.

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 10:40am EDT

Tags: 2014 Annual Fit City Index, fitness, ACSM American Fitness Index

Which sunscreens work best?

Consumer Reports tested 20 sunscreens and found just two products -- BullFrog WaterAmor Sport InstaCool SPF 50+ and Coppertone Sensitive Skin SPF 50 -- that provided the SPF, or sun protection factor, promised on the label.

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 08:46am EDT

Tags: Consumer Reports, sunscreen, Sarah Beth Hensley, sun block, best sunscreens

D.C. named one of the 10 most polluted cities in U.S.

D.C. is credited with being one of the greenest cities, one of the healthiest cities and one of the wealthiest cities. But it's also one of the most polluted cities.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 06:51am EDT

Tags: ozone, American Lung Association, State of the Air

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