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Cancer has now surpassed heart disease as the number one killer in some populations
The trend illustrates a growing disparity in the ways people in richer and poorer countries die.
Baseball players outlive most of us, but some positions are better than others
Want to live longer? Be an MLB player.
Cutting back on beef can lengthen your lifespan, but by how much?
Swapping red meat for pretty much anything else will help your health.
The U.S. could prevent more than half of its pregnancy-related deaths
A new report shows how much America continues to struggle to keep mothers healthy.
Neuroscientists just brought pig brain cells back to life, changing our view of death
The new technology might also help researchers better treat brain injuries.
You probably need more vitamins, but pills won’t cut it
A new study confirms that you need to get nutrition from real food, not supplements.
Late-blooming exercisers may get the same benefits as lifelong gym rats
It’s never too late to get active.
We’re creeping back up to mid ‘90s-level gun death rates
Nearly 40,000 people died in 2017 from firearms.
Here’s how much exercise you should get—and why it’s okay if you fall short
New guidelines for Americans emphasize physical activity at any level.
Another giant study confirms that your coffee habit is probably good for you
Enjoy your morning cup of joe with a dash of smugness.