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America's most sinful cities

America's most sinful cities according to Wallethub Read more



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Congenital heart disease patient uses her love for adventure to stay healthy

Molly Burdick has congenital heart disease but it hasn't come between her and her passion - rock climbing Read more

She almost died of a heart attack. Now she's training for 'American Ninja Warrior'

In Red Rock Canyon, about 30 minutes outside of Las Vegas, Molly Burdick is trying to scale a boulder using nothing more than her hands, feet and some chalk. Read more

Health Insurance Costs Crushing Many People Who Don’t Get Federal Subsidies

The rising costs of premiums, deductibles and copayments have driven millions who don’t get a subsidy to drop their coverage or turn to cheaper, less comprehensive — and sometimes inadequate — insurance. Read more

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Common food additives and chemicals harmful to children

What do a can of corn, a take-out pizza, a reusable water bottle, a bright green yogurt, and an inflatable pool toy have in common? They all contain food additives or chemicals that can be dangerous for children. Over the last few decades, the number of chemicals added to foods and other products has... Read more

All about winter greens

Dark leafy greens, such as kale, chard and collards, thrive in the chill of winter when the rest of the produce section looks bleak. Dark leafy greens are particularly rich in vitamins A, C and K. Collards, mustard greens and escarole are also excellent sources of folate, important for women of childbearing... Read more

Supreme Court sides with Planned Parenthood in funding fight

The Supreme Court Monday rebuffed efforts by states to block funding to Planned Parenthood. Read more

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These are the 25 least active places in the US

Most Americans don't get the recommended amount of physical activity, but these 25 places are the worst off. Read more

5 effective (and free) online workouts you can do at home

Whether you're not into expensive trendy fitness classes or just don't feel like leaving your house to get a good workout, here's a look at… Read more

More danger, more pay? America’s 15 deadliest jobs

Do deadlier jobs pay more?  Read more

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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Best way to boost fiber intake is by eating wide variety of high-fiber foods

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I experience constipation almost weekly, and eating bran flakes every day isn't helping. Are fiber supplements safe to use regularly and long term? Is there anything else I can do? Read more

American hospitals make it too hard for patients to access medical records

Courtesy of Yale University School of Medicine. Many top hospitals in the United States are making it unduly confusing or expensive for patients to gain access to their own medical records, say researchers at Yale. Since the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, federal law... Read more

How to save on prescription drugs

Q: I have a high-deductible health insurance plan and tend to rack up hefty prescription drug costs each year. Are there any good tools or resources to help me save on prescriptions? A: Many employers and insurers are beefing up their online tools to provide personalized advice that can help you pay less... Read more