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A new study says skipping breakfast could increase your risk of dying early, but health experts aren’t convinced
The findings should be taken with a pinch of salt, experts say, stressing that it's a person's overall diet which is most important.
Even just a few minutes is better than none at all, and exceeding minimum health guidelines does provide additional benefits. But if you want a basic target to hit, aim for 22 minutes per day, or 30 minutes a day five days a week — a total of 150 minutes per week. Here's why.
Smoking kills. No other habit has been so strongly tied to death. But vaping is linked with its own set of health risks, including nicotine addiction and potentially doubling one's risk of a heart attack. People who both vape and smoke are the most at risk.
You don’t need to spend hours at the gym to boost your body and brain — here’s how long your workout should take
Cardio could be the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have, but doing it regularly shouldn't take a whole day. Instead, the available evidence suggests there's an ideal window for exercises like cycling, swimming, or brisk walking — and it's under an hour.
By improving aerobic fitness, running is a great way to help improve cardiovascular health. Plus, it burns calories and can build strength. But there's also a long list of psychological benefits runners can get from their sport.
Saunas can reduce stroke risk — more evidence that there could be a 3rd pillar of physical fitness beyond diet and exercise
Hot baths and saunas are associated with reduced risk for stroke, heart attack, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and more. Ice baths have anti-inflammatory, fat-burning, and immune system improving effects. These are all health benefits of environmental conditioning.
Researchers analyzed more than a dozen studies on how marijuana affects your heart — here’s what they found
Findings from an analysis of marijuana's effect on the heart contradict the notion that marijuana smokers face a higher risk of dying from hypertension.
Sitting all day is linked to the buildup of certain proteins called troponins, which heart muscle cells release when they're damaged.
A massive 12-year study found that people who own dogs have a lower risk of death from heart diseases — especially those with hunting dogs.