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2 formerly obese economists who lost a combined 120 pounds in 18 months say ‘meta-rules’ were a key part of their success

The authors of "The Economists' Diet" recommend minimizing choice in your diet by creating "meta-rules," such as, "During the week, I have salad for lunch."

The most popular drugs prescribed for depression work — but they’re not perfect

Written by a team of 18 specialists, the review found that all of the 21 antidepressant drugs they studied worked better at treating depression than a placebo.

How many calories normal people actually burn doing 9 Winter Olympic sports

We've rounded up nine of the most exciting winter sports at Pyeongchang to determine about how many calories you'd burn based on a metric called METs.
A Utah teacher is shown how to handle a handgun by instructor Clint Simon (R), at a concealed-weapons training class to 200 Utah teachers on December 27, 2012 in West Valley City, Utah.

President Trump wants to arm teachers to prevent mass shootings — here’s what the science says about guns in schools

After the mass shooting in Florida, President Trump suggested giving bonuses to teachers who carry weapons. Gun research suggests that wouldn't help.

How to avoid the flu when your partner or roommate gets sick: 9 simple tips

Living with someone who's sick doesn't have to mean you suffer, too. Here are some proven ways to stay healthy during flu season.
David Hogg, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, speaks at a rally calling for more gun control three days after the shooting at his school, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on February 17, 2018.

An NRA spokeswoman blamed an ‘insane monster’ for the mass shooting in Florida — here’s the truth about mental illness and gun...

People with mental health issues aren't more likely to cause violent, deadly crime. Instead, their disabilities put them at risk of becoming victims.

A study comparing low-fat and low-carb diets may have revealed the real best diet for your body and brain

Participants in both low-carb and low-fat groups were assigned to an eating plan that decades of research suggest is the best for overall health.

Talk show host Wendy Williams announces she’s been diagnosed with Graves’ disease

Wendy Williams will take three weeks off from her show to focus on her health following her Graves' Disease diagnosis.

Gun control really works — here’s the science to prove it

There are a lot of guns and a lot of shootings in the US. Here's what we know from research about how various forms of gun control affect rates of gun violence.