Medical Benefits of Dental Floss UnprovenIt's one of the most universal recommendations in public health: Floss daily to prevent gum disease and cavities. Except there's little proof that flossing works.
Kicking the Habit: Adult Smoking Rate in U.S. Is Falling FastThe nation seems to be kicking its smoking habit faster than ever before.
Monkey Bars Alert: Playground Concussions Are on the RisePlayground concussions are on the rise, according to a new government study, and monkey bars and swings are most often involved.
Parents are Willing to Pay for a Good Night’s SleepMay is National Better Sleep Month, and parents of young children know all too well about needing more shut-eye.
Does More Sex Lead to More Happiness?A new study examines the association between sexual frequency and well-being in relationships.
Richest Live Longer But Gap Not as Dismal in Some U.S. CitiesYour income and where you live help determine life expectancy, according to the research.
7 Healthy Carb-Free Recipes That Are So Delicious You’ll Forget About PastaEating healthy doesn't have to be boring. Get your carb fix without all of the calories with these yummy, guilt-free no-carb pasta recipes.
How To Make (And Stick To!) A Health Plan That Will Change Your LifeChanges don't happen overnight. If you're starting a new wellness plan, follow these tips to increase your chance of long-term success.
Get Your Peanuts: 3 Ways To Enjoy The Baseball Game Without Striking Out On Your DietThe ball game doesn't have to be all brats and beer. Here's how you can enjoy baseball season without breaking your diet.
Peanuts for Babies? Studies Back Allergy-Preventing StrategyFeeding babies peanuts or other allergy-inducing foods is likely to protect them.
Zika Infections Confirmed in 9 Pregnant Women in U.S.Zika has been confirmed in nine pregnant women in the U.S., including one who gave birth to a baby with a rare birth defect.
What Foods Weight-Loss Success Stories Have in CommonWhat eating habits do successful dieters have in common?

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