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Would You Be Willing to Skip Eating If It Meant Living Longer?

We all want to live longer, but one way to do it may not sit well with you — it involves eating less. A lot less. In fact, on some days, you’ll eat almost nothing at all.

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Lying May Be Hazardous to Your Health

The average American lies about 11 times a week, but next time you’re tempted to tell a fib, remember this: lying won’t just make you untrustworthy, new research finds it’s also bad for your health.

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If You Can’t Sleep, You May Want to Blame Your Cell Phone

While the technological advancements of the Smartphone might be helping you keep your busy life somewhat organized, new research suggests that it might actually be putting it in disarray by causing you to lose sleep.

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More Reason to Worry — Anxiety Can Lead to Early Death

Thoughts about an early death can make a person anxious or depressed. Now, a new study has found that anxiety and depression are among the psychological disorders that seem to contribute to early deaths. Talk about a vicious cycle.

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Can Exercise Eliminate Depression?

We all know working out is good for our bodies — but did you know it’s good for our emotions, too?

New research shows exercise may very well be an effective treatment for depression, especially among those with heart problems.

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Do Military Veterans Have More Health Problems Than Civilians?

A new report from the CDC finds that men who’ve served in the military carry a heavier health burden than civilians — in fact, veterans are significantly more likely to have two or more chronic conditions like diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure.

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How Much Sleep Should You Get to Keep Your Memory Sharp?

We all know getting too little sleep isn’t good for us, but did you know getting too much shuteye can make your memory worse, too?

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FDA Approves Truvada to Help Prevent HIV Infections in Healthy Individuals

On Monday, the FDA approved a groundbreaking drug called Truvada, the first medication shown to prevent HIV in people who have sex with those infected with the virus that causes AIDS.

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