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Diets can do more than help you lose weight – they...

Adrienne Rose Bitar, Cornell University Fad diets have long been brushed off as selfish, superficial quests to lose weight. But if you study the actual content...

Spending too much time on your phone? Behavioral science has an...

Ashley Whillans, Harvard Business School We’re squandering increasing amounts of time distracted by our phones. And that’s taking a serious toll on our mental and...

Meet the foodies who are changing the way Americans eat

Joshua T. Beck, University of Oregon and Brandon Reich, University of Oregon As residents of idyllic Eugene, Oregon, with its culture of local food, we...

Yoga isn’t timeless: it’s changing to meet contemporary needs

Jeremy David Engels, Pennsylvania State University On June 21, on International Yoga Day, people will take out their yoga mats and practice sun salutations or...

3 vital ways to measure how much a university education is...

Mark S. Schlissel, University of Michigan; Michael H. Schill, University of Oregon, and Michael V. Drake, The Ohio State University Editor’s note: Today we begin...

A history of loneliness

Amelia S. Worsley, Amherst College Is loneliness our modern malaise? Former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy says the most common pathology he saw during his years...

How Trump’s immigration enforcement could affect families and communities

William D. Lopez, University of Michigan When immigration officers forcibly remove individuals from their homes, it impacts the psychological, emotional and economic well-being of their...

2015, the year the was: health and medicine

Jessie Schanzle, The Conversation As we eye a brand new year, it’s good to look back and see what stories 2015 brought us. Here is...

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Top five things you can do to keep your heart healthy

By Ivy Shiue, Heriot Watt University Cardiovascular disease (CVD), the catch-all term for diseases affecting the heart and blood vessels – including heart attack and...