Living Well

Health isn't always about medicine. Here at US Health Today, we support healthy living as both preventative and curative measures. From alternative medicine approaches to details on what your body needs at your stage in life, our Living Well news focuses on what you can do to live better and happier. Diet and exercise form a core for a healthy lifestyle, but there are many options out there with false sources and false claims. We back our research with studies and fact to ensure that our readers receive only the highest-quality tips and tricks.

High Doses of Vitamin D Fail to Cut Cancer Risk, Study...

Taking triple the daily recommendation didn't lower risk in older women, but larger trials are underwayHigh doses of vitamin D supplements may not lower...

Exercise: The Cellular ‘Fountain of Youth’

Intense interval training seems to boost older cells, even reversing some of aging's effects, study findsHigh-intensity exercise may help older adults reverse certain aspects...

Allergic to Peanuts? Tree Nuts Might Still Be Safe

Careful testing can determine whether you need to avoid cashews, walnuts or others, study findsHaving an allergy to one type of nut may not...

Breast-Feeding May Not Lead to Smarter Preschoolers

But study suggests that children who were nursed may be less hyperactive at age 3Breast-feeding may not make kids sharper or better behaved than...

Is MRI the ‘Mammography’ of Prostate Cancer Screening?

Scanning might reduce unneeded biopsies and overtreatment, study suggestsMRI screening might greatly reduce overdiagnosis and overtreatment of prostate cancer in older men, a preliminary...

Many Dialysis Patients Get Unnecessary Colonoscopies

Study finds that a limited life span offsets the benefits of the screening testOlder Americans on kidney dialysis have high rates of colonoscopy screening...

Many Talks on End-of-Life Wishes End in Confusion, Study Shows

Just 3 out of 10 accurately understood what their loved one wantedYou've filled out a living will, and designated a surrogate to make medical...

Fewer Patients Die During Hospital Inspection Weeks: Study

Slight differences in death rates were possibly due to increased vigilance by staff, researcher suggestsHospital patients may be less likely to die if...

Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK

Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gainPediatricians have long suggested that fruit juice may ...

7 Ways To Get Out Of Debt Fast

Struggling with debt? Try these proven tips to get out of debt and back to living the life you want! As of early 2017, the...
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