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Here’s some good fitness news you might have missed: a recent study showed that for people who are overweight or obese, exercise improves their health more than weight loss does.
Your blood test results can tell you a lot about your health. The results will alert you to potential problems, or may spur you to consider some healthy lifestyle changes.
The path to better health is not just about diet, exercise, blood pressure and cholesterol. During the coronavirus pandemic, doctors increasingly see stress, anxiety, sleep deprivation and social isolation taking a toll on personal health.
With the Omicron variant of the coronavirus spreading fast, a UH infectious disease specialist answers key questions about the variant and what may lie ahead.
Yes, we are into the New Year, but let’s trade the word "resolutions" for another word starting with an “R” – a much more upbeat and soothing word.
When we think about longevity, we certainly don’t mean we want many years of living with illness and infirmity. We want to live as long as possible as mobile, independent people with full health.
We know at which age a person’s likelihood of disease goes dramatically up. That's why preventive screenings are suggested beginning at a certain age, depending on your gender and the illness – medical evidence shows precisely when that is.
At some point, someone has probably warned you of the dangers of venturing outside with wet hair in the winter. While this advice has been around for decades, is there any truth behind it?