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.

Studies Spotlight Diet, Supplements for Knee Pain

Could fiber or chondroitin ease arthritis?Fiber helps lower cholesterol, stabilize blood sugar levels and keep the bowels running smoothly, but a new study...

3 Key Lifestyle Factors Can Lower Breast Cancer Odds

Stay trim, exercise and cut back on drinking, review findings suggestThings that keep you healthy overall, also appear to help lower a woman's...

City Life Tough on Teens’ Mental Health

Kids raised in urban areas 40 percent more likely to report psychotic experiences, study findsCity life seems to take a toll on the adolescent...

Cut Calories, Lengthen Life Span?

Study found middle-aged adults who reduced their intake showed slower biological agingLimiting calorie intake may slow aging, a new study suggests. Previous research has shown...

No Fruit Juice Before Age 1, Pediatricians Say

Plus, they support limits for older kids and doing away with sippy cups for toddlersSeveral new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics may...

Fewer U.S. Teens Are Boozing It Up

Study finds frequent binge drinking among adolescents has dropped in past 25 yearsAmerican teens are hitting the bottle less often than they did 25...

First-Try Antibiotics Now Fail in 1 in 4 Adult Pneumonia Cases

Patients typically helped by other means, but levels of drug resistance are concerning, researchers sayThe first prescription of an antibiotic that the average U.S....

How Not to Nod Off Behind the Wheel

Recognizing signs of sleepiness key to prevention, researcher saysAt least one in five fatal motor vehicle accidents involves drowsy driving, U.S. traffic safety experts...

Overweight Boys Face Higher Colon Cancer Risk as Adults

But study also found that losing weight as young adults lowered those oddsOverweight boys may be more likely to develop colon cancer later in...

Heavy Kids Face Triple the Odds for Depression in Adulthood

Risk was 4 times greater if they were also overweight as adults, study findsAs if it isn't tough enough being an overweight kid, a...
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