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Researchers studying a small group of athletes found that those used to rising early perform best at midday, while late risers do best in the evening.

1/29/2015 11:21:08 AM

Exercise can help keep the pounds off after weight loss, and weight training may be particularly beneficial, a new study shows.

1/29/2015 8:43:15 AM

By acting as patient advocates, doctors and other health care professional can do more to support broader family leave policies.

1/29/2015 4:47:17 AM

In Parkinson’s patients, an “expensive” placebo worked significantly better, producing a two-fold improvement compared with the “cheap” one.

1/28/2015 4:01:39 PM

Researchers found that the longer cholesterol remained, elevated the greater the likelihood for cardiovascular disease.

1/28/2015 3:49:16 PM

A new program at Hostos Community College will go beyond culinary classes to offer students a broad overview of food policy, social justice and business.

1/27/2015 6:47:02 PM

A new study has found that the consumption of sugary drinks is associated with lowered age of the first menstrual period.

1/27/2015 6:00:43 PM

A stroll pays off in immediate ways, a study found.

1/27/2015 12:36:51 PM

Studies suggest that a more demanding approach to exercise is not only safe for most patients but also more effective at preventing and reversing the problems of many ailments.

1/27/2015 11:53:40 AM

A new study suggests that dietary salt may have little or no effect on the risk for heart disease in older adults.

1/27/2015 11:13:09 AM