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10 myths about sleep that may be harmful to your health

Stop yawning. It's time to put these unsound sleep myths to bed. Read more

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53 Health Professionals Charged With Illegal Opioid Distribution

Hickenlooper Expanded Medicaid, Created State-Run Marketplace To Insure Nearly All Coloradans

We wondered how Colorado’s uninsured rate changed during John Hickenlooper’s time in the governor’s mansion and how it compares with the rest of the country. Read more

Geofence: The Invisible Way Companies Use Data To Track You Everywhere

The ear of the governor: More than 100 people flock to CVTC for a Tony Evers' listening session


EAU CLAIRE — When Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers invited people from throughout the area to attend a sta… Read more


This calculator will guess how many healthy years of life you have left

We’re living longer than ever. But how many of those years will we be healthy? Read more

6 mistakes every keto beginner makes (and how to avoid them)

Giving this trendy eating style a try could deliver big benefits. That is, if you know what you're doing.  Read more

Here's how your smart watch can detect heart problems

Your smart watch could save your life Read more


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The most sleep-deprived cities in America

The most sleep-deprived cities are largely found on the East Coast and in the Midwest. Read more

More danger, more pay? America’s 15 deadliest jobs

Do deadlier jobs pay more?  Read more

Low carb? Low fat? What the latest dieting studies tell us

Before embarking on a weight loss plan for 2019, here's a look at some of what was learned last year. Read more

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Sorry, expectant moms: 'Eating for two' isn't really a thing

A second piece of pie? After all, I am pregnant... While "eating for two" may sound like a pregnancy bonus, particularly during the holiday season, research studies have shown that the practice of dramatically increasing calorie count isn't necessary for the proper nutrition of mom or baby. Read more

Sugar alcohols; benefits of drinking water with meals and snacks

By Nicole Wavra, M.P.H., R.D.& Kristen N. Smith, Ph.D., R.D.N. Q: What are sugar alcohols and how are they used? A: Sugar alcohols occur naturally in some fruits and vegetables and are also a man-made ingredient commonly used as a substitute for sugar in foods. Read more

Jiu-jitsu move may be lifesaver for trauma victims

Courtesy of University of Washington Medical School. A martial-arts maneuver can reduce blood loss in someone who has sustained a significant wound, suggests a small, proof-of-concept study. Through his jiu-jitsu class, Nathan White, M.D., an associate professor of emergency medicine at the... Read more