Everyday Health

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How the Air Quality Where You Live Affects Your Health

If your home is close to the freeway, you could be putting your health in jeopardy.
The Los Angeles freeway system was designed to get you

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The Type of Sugar You Eat May Trigger Fullness — or Cravings for More Food

Sugar gets a lot of bad press, and for good reason. Too much of it increases the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart attack and stroke.
Americans

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What’s the Best Diet Plan? Keck Medicine of USC Doctors Evaluate 4 Popular Trends

Thinking of trying that trendy diet your friends raved about on Instagram? Before you’re ready to declare the latest celebrity fad the best diet plan,

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5 Tips to Manage the Pressures of Life in the Urban Jungle

Los Angeles is a vibrant, diverse, dynamic city. Urban living in Los Angeles is also crowded, polluted and noisy.
“It is overstimulating,” said Camille Dieterle, OTD, OTR/L,

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6 Top Low-Impact Sports for Summer Fun

Summer offers endless opportunities to get fit — all while enjoying the great outdoors. Read on for our top picks.
Warm temps, bright sunlight and longer

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The Negative Health Effects of a Bad Relationship

A bad relationship can hurt more than your feelings.
Relationships are, in a word, complicated. Most of the time, they can be a good thing. In

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10 Proven Strategies for Easing Anxiety

Take control of racing thoughts and your spinning mind with these natural strategies for reducing anxiety.
Occasional anxiety and nagging feelings of worry are a normal

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4 Tips for Protecting Your Hearing During Concerts

You can’t get your hearing back — so it’s worth protecting. Read on for a few tips to take with you to that next music

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Does Being a Night Owl Affect Your Health?

There are two types of people in this world: Early birds and night owls.
When it comes to sleep habits, you’re either an early bird or