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'Diet Foods' to Skip

Lighten up on these substitutes

Health Tip: Conserve Energy

Do your part to save power

Health Tip: Identifying Varicose Veins

Here's what to look for

Nearly All Autopsied NFL Players Show Trauma-Linked Brain Disease

No position on the football field seemed to confer protection, study says

Noise Pollution a Problem in Black Urban Neighborhoods

Biggest differences seen between black and white areas, study finds

Walking the Dog, All the Way to Better Health

Even in bad weather, seniors get about 30 minutes of daily activity by taking care of their pet

Can't Get to the Gym? Work Out in Your Office!

Some simple exercises to boost fitness and lift you out of your chair

Even a One-Minute Run Might Help a Woman's Bones

Study suggests brief bursts of intense physical activity lowered risk for bone loss

Is Kissing Etiquette 'Hardwired?'

Study finds most people turn their head to the right before they pucker up

Obese Don't Have to Lose Weight Before Joint Replacement: Study

It's ideal to drop pounds first, but the procedure's benefits may outweigh risk if you can't

One Stroke Raises Risk for Another, Even Years Later: Study

Ongoing care is essential to prevent recurrence, experts say

Videotaping Sleepers Raises CPAP Use

Viewing the tapes helped convince patients to stick with the sleep apnea treatment, study found

The Scoop on Avoiding 'Brain Freeze'

Pain occurs when cold food touches the back of the palate, neurologist says

An 'Active' Workstation Won't Lower Your Job Performance

Study found using treadmills, bikes or ellipticals while on the job didn't impair thinking skills

Blame Diabetes: Rates of 2 Nerve Conditions on the Rise

Neurologist says one causes burning pain, the other causes problems with heart rate and blood pressure

Health Tip: Eat Less Sugar

Suggestions to lower your consumption

Health Tip: If Heartburn Doesn't Go Away

Warning signs of a more serious problem

Surgery for ACL Tear Often Successful Over Long Term

Even 10 years after procedure, many still playing sports, study finds