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  • What You Need to Know About SIDS

    What You Need to Know About SIDS
    Mysterious deaths of babies during sleep have been recorded since antiquity. But the term sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, wasn't coined until the 1960s when it was declared a medical disorder. What is SIDS? Often called "crib death," SIDS is...
  • A 'Shock Diet' is a recipe for failure

    A 'Shock Diet' is a recipe for failure
    Like many celebrities who live in the white-hot public spotlight, Jessica Simpson appears to have issues about her body. She's said before she's fine with it, but then she goes and sends out this tweet: "Shocked my system with a vegan diet, special Pu-erh...
  • Diet Proposals Often Refuted, Ignored

    Diet Proposals Often Refuted, Ignored
    Every five years the American public gets a newly tweaked directive on what we're supposed to be eating. And every five years the American public largely ignores it. For example, the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend we eat 2 1/2 cups of...
  • Few medicines work as well as exercise

    Few medicines work as well as exercise
    We all know we're supposed to exercise, to move our muscles and be strong. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control estimates about three-fourths of older adults are sedentary, despite informative articles insisting activity helps prevent many related...
  • Track Your Training Intensity

    Track Your Training Intensity
    Many exercise physiologists believe that the intensity of an activity is more important than how long you exercise or how many times you repeat an exercise. But gauging exercise intensity can be difficult—what's low intensity to one person can seem...
  • Diet Myths That Keep Us Fat

    Diet Myths That Keep Us Fat
    Dr. Nancy Snyderman's new book, "Diet Myths That Keep Us Fat" (Crown, $25), is dedicated to everyone who is still battling that last 5 to 50 pounds. That's just about everybody, isn't it? The book sets out to sort through all the myths we've heard...
  • How much is fat and how much is muscle?

    How much is fat and how much is muscle?
    The vast majority of fitness-seekers, even those who are quite knowledgeable, have no idea how to properly gauge their body composition — how much of their body weight is fat and how much is muscle — which is so important to truly measuring...
  • The six-pack pursuit gets ripped

    The six-pack pursuit gets ripped
    Poor Gerard Butler. Ever since his rippling Spartan abdomen graced the silver screen in "300," the gossip sites have been merciless. If he gains a few pounds and then has the audacity to go shirtless on a beach, the paparazzi snap a photo and make out...
  • Chemicals in plastics can increase testosterone in men

    Chemicals in plastics can increase testosterone in men
    A chemical found in plastics has been shown to increase testosterone levels in men, British researchers reported. They found that men who had high levels of the chemical bisphenol A also had higher testosterone levels compared to men with lower levels...
  • Is cheating in your genes?

    Is cheating in your genes?
    Why do some men and women cheat on their partners while others resist the temptation? To find the answer, a growing body of research is focusing on the science of commitment. Scientists are studying everything from the biological factors that seem to...
  • Vital Nutrition for Men

    Vital Nutrition for Men
    Men are notoriously oblivious to their own health care. They often resort to cliche when trying to defend their ignorance; they can't be seen as weak; they can handle whatever is thrown at them. Despite the facade, men have a lot at stake when it comes to...