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Updated at 5:04 PM

Kids who have specialized in a single sport should discuss their goals with parents or coaches, according to the guidance statement published in Pediatrics. Taking at least three months off their specialized sport per year, and one to two days off per week, allows for physical and psychological recovery.

Updated Aug 26, 2016 at 2:26 PM

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday took the radical step of recommending that blood donations in all 50 states and U.S. territories be screened for the Zika virus. Such...

Updated Aug 25, 2016 at 2:38 PM

A few years ago, standing desks were all the rage. But a recent study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology found that standing is no better for your health than sitting because being still was what was negatively affecting your...

Updated Aug 24, 2016 at 4:05 PM

The quest for longer life has driven searches for the Fountain of Youth, had billionaires consider transfusions of the blood of the young, and is perhaps one of the biggest motivating factors that gets people to change their diet or to start...

Updated Aug 23, 2016 at 2:22 PM

Don’t ignore what your lips are trying to tell you because they can actually help you identify some common health problems.

Updated Aug 22, 2016 at 12:00 PM

If you've ever paused to reflect on the moody, filtered shots of a friend's Instagram feed and wondered if you should reach out, a new study may confirm your worries.

Updated Aug 19, 2016 at 3:17 PM

If you want to be fiercely healthy, surround yourself with advice from those who _really_understand food, nutrients and how it all affects your body. We've taken a look at what multiple registered dieticians (RD) eat on an average day, so you can...

Updated Aug 18, 2016 at 3:38 PM

The threat of Zika virus is reshaping operations at hospitals across the country, as medical teams rush to figure out how best to provide care for pregnant women with the disease and monitor and treat babies with related brain damage.

Updated Aug 17, 2016 at 3:06 PM

We all know, basically, how to lose weight: Eat less. Exercise more. But to get ourselves to actually do it, it helps to get some brisk, quotable advice from people who spend their careers talking about nutrition.

Updated Aug 15, 2016 at 3:59 PM

Sensors the size of a grain of sand could one day explain what's happening in your body from the inside out. The benefits of the technology for humans, while still largely hypothetical, are promising.

Updated Aug 15, 2016 at 3:49 PM

Here are some simple fun facts about the simply good, sweet food that is honey.

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