Live Close to a Gym? You're Probably a Bit Trimmer

FRIDAY, Dec. 15, 2017 — When it comes to staying fit, research suggests it really is about location, location, location.
In a new British study, middle-aged adults and seniors who had homes close to gyms and other exercise facilities tended to be…
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Tailgating Slows Everybody Down

FRIDAY, Dec. 15, 2017 — Impatient drivers tend to creep up behind slowpokes, but tailgating isn’t a timesaver.
In fact, it’s more likely to slow traffic down, researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) report.
They blame tailgaters…
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Too Much Takeout Food Threatens Kids' Health

FRIDAY, Dec. 15, 2017 — You can’t beat the convenience of ordering out, but a steady diet of takeout food could raise your child’s risk of heart disease and diabetes later in life.
That’s the word from British researchers who looked at the eating…
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5 Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

FRIDAY, Dec. 15, 2017 — It’s fun to celebrate the holidays, but week after week of festivities can add up to weight gain if you aren’t careful. Pre-planning is key if you don’t want to start next year with an even bigger weight loss goal.

This is…
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Excess Weight May Raise Rosacea Risk

FRIDAY, Dec. 15, 2017 — The skin disorder rosacea should be added to the list of chronic diseases linked to obesity, researchers report.
Their large new study found that the risk for rosacea increases among women as weight rises.
The researchers…
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Today Is the Deadline for Obamacare 2018

FRIDAY, Dec. 15, 2017 — Today marks the end of the shortened sign-up period for most Americans to buy health insurance through the federal Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) marketplace.
Dec. 15 is the last enrollment day for people living in 39…
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Health Highlights: Dec. 15, 2017

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Cancer Risk From Fibroid-Removal Tool Still Too High, FDA Says
A new review of recent studies confirms its previous estimates of the risk of…
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