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Gummy bears are the key to maximizing your workouts (seriously)

Gym rats and total newbies alike know that your hungry muscles need a hearty helping of protein immediately after working out to build back what’s …

Nutrition

Memorize This Workout Routine Before Your Next Vacation

No matter how many workout clothes you pack for a vacation or work trip, it can be difficult to keep up with your health goals while on the go and …

Workouts

5 Metabolism Myths You Should Stop Believing

To those of us not well-versed in the world of fitness and nutrition, metabolism is this strange enigma: It can go up; it can go down; it can be …

Nutrition

Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and the US Army training exams, sit-ups are developing a bad reputation.<p>Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce …

Workouts

Flight attendants are more likely to get cancer than most, according to a new Harvard study

Almost every commercial flight begins with a member of the cabin crew delivering a spiel to passengers about inflight safety. And yet, for the attendants themselves, the job is particularly dangerous when considering the cancer risks.<p>A new study published in the journal Environmental Health …

Cancer

New $100 Genetic Test Identifies Men Who Have Vastly Increased Chance Of Developing Prostate Cancer

A new DNA “spit test” for prostate cancer can identify men who have an increased risk of developing the disease.<p>The research published today in <i>Nature Genetics</i>, funded by an international team including the world’s two biggest cancer research agencies, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and Cancer …

7 Cancer-Causing Foods You Need to Stop Eating Now

Are you wondering if that burger you had for lunch increases your cancer risk? While the answer isn’t clear-cut, what you eat on a regular basis can …

Every cancer patient should be prescribed exercise medicine

Every four minutes someone in Australia is diagnosed with cancer. Only one in ten of those diagnosed will exercise enough during and after their …

Cancer

Stephen King's Most Messed-Up Book Is Getting a New Movie Adaptation... Starring John Lithgow

The legendary actor boards Pet Sematary.<p>We're in the golden age of Stephen King adaptations. Hulu's promising anthology series <i>Castle Rock</i> is right around the corner, <i>It: Chapter Two</i> is building a hell of a cast, and now the horror author's most famously fucked-up work is getting a big-budget remake, …

5 steps to lowering your cancer risk, according to a dietitian

By Christy Brissette<p>Everyone knows someone who has been through cancer. My father was diagnosed with colon cancer when I was 14 years old and died when I was 17. It was and still is a devastating loss. Ever since, I’ve been passionate about researching the nutrition and cancer connection.<p>Data from …

How to prevent cancer

Cancer doesn't have to be an inevitable destiny. Scientists know exactly what triggers the disease. And everyone can do something against the biggest …

HPV is causing an oral cancer epidemic in men by outwitting natural defenses

Five years ago, when actor Michael Douglas candidly revealed that his throat cancer was linked to having oral sex, two things happened.<p>He made headlines that mortified his family. And he helped publicize the fact that a pervasive, sexually transmitted virus called HPV was unleashing an epidemic of …

This is what your recommended daily intake of fat, sugar, and salt actually looks like

Most of us know by now that some popular breakfast staples, such as cereals, have a surprisingly high sugar content, and that we should avoid eating overly processed foods.<p>Yet just last week Cancer Research said that millennials are set to be the fattest generation on record. According to current …

Nutrition

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Muscle

21 Ways to Get More Protein Without Eating Meat

There are lots of wholesome ways to increase your protein intake without resorting to meat.<p>fThese days, protein seems to be the superstar nutrient – …

Penises can actually shrink by up to an inch - the main reasons why and how to prevent it

Sorry boys, we have some bad news.<p>Penises can actually shrink by up to one inch, and there are a few different reasons why.<p>You can't do much about …

Researchers Develop New Noninvasive Blood Test to Screen for Early-Stage Cancer

Scientists have made progress on developing an experimental blood test that could detect many types of cancer in their early stages, and possibly …

Cancer

What’s the Difference Between Carcinomas and Sarcomas?

Carcinomas and sarcomas are two of the main types of cancer.<p>Carcinomas are cancers that develop in epithelial cells, which cover the internal organs …

Woman with huge cancerous mole on her face is undergoing skin-stretching treatment

A young woman born with a giant cancerous mole on her face is undergoing life-saving treatment which involves her skin being stretched over egg-like …

Cancer Patients Get Little Guidance From Doctors On Using Medical Marijuana

<b>Please</b> <b>sign up here</b> <b>to get occasional updates from WBUR's ongoing series, "This Moment in Cancer."</b><p>Even three queasy pregnancies didn't prepare Kate Murphy for the nonstop nausea that often comes with chemotherapy.<p>In the early months of 2016, the Lexington, Mass., mother tried everything the doctors …

There’s a new critical reason to keep your oral health in check

While it may be easy to shrug off the responsibilities required to maintain good oral health (flossing, <i>ugh</i>), you might want to listen to your …

8 Anti-Inflammatory Proteins You Should Start Eating in 2018 For Weight Loss, According To Nutritionists

Protein is an essential part of every diet. It helps maintain and build muscle, which helps burn fat and keeps you feeling fuller for longer. Make …

Can Testosterone Replacement Trigger Prostate Cancer?

Raw Photos Of Women In Labor Aim To Show That Birth Isn't 'Gross'

"I want my images to challenge norms; reinvent the norm."<p>Angela Gallo is a doula and birth photographer who is on a mission.<p>Gallo is a mother of two living in Australia who is seeking to change society's perceptions of the birthing process. She not only assists women in labor, but also photographs …

New cancer treatments have perplexing side effects

By Laurie McGinley<p>, Reporter<p>When Diane Legg began seeing black specks in her right eye, she went to an ophthalmologist near her home in Amesbury, Mass. He said she had a torn retina and needed laser surgery.<p>Legg's oncologist was skeptical. He was worried that Legg had eye inflammation, called …

The 5 Most Wondrous Medical Breakthroughs This Year

Medicine sped into new territory this year, breaking ground in gene editing and figuring out new ways to treat timeless problems, and more.<p>The news …

A sleep expert explains what happens to your body and brain if you don't get sleep

Sleep expert Matthew Walker breaks down the many effects of sleep deprivation on your brain and body. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Matthew Walker:</b> My name is Matthew Walker, I am a professor of neuroscience and psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and I am the author of …

Sleep