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Weight Loss Improves Knee Arthritis Symptoms, Study SaysDoctors often recommend that overweight patients with arthritis of the knee lose weight to improve their pain and function, but how much weight loss makes a difference?
WHO Classifies 'Gaming Disorder' As Mental Health ConditionThe WHO announced 'gaming disorder' as a new mental health condition to be included in the latest edition of its International Classification of Diseases on Monday.
Flavored E-Cigarettes Can Damage Blood Vessels, BU Report SaysResearchers at the Boston University School of Medicine say e-cigarettes may pose significant health risks.
Do Religious People Live Longer? New Study Says YesResearchers found that people with a religious affiliation lived almost four years longer than those without.
Feeling Hangry? Study Says It's A Real ThingHave you ever found yourself getting angry after not eating food for a long time? It turns out that being "hangry" is a legitimate condition.
Frozen Orange Juice May Be Healthier Than Fresh SqueezedResearchers in Spain say frozen orange juice is healthier for you than squeezed.
Elevated Blood Pressure Could Increase Your Risk Of DementiaEven if your blood pressure is just a little bit elevated, you may be at higher risk of dementia later in life.
Over 200 Common Drugs May Cause Depression, Report WarnsHealth professionals are issuing a disturbing warning about common medications after finding that hundreds of drugs are putting people at risk of developing depression.
Massachusetts Sues OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma Over Opioid CrisisAG Maura Healey says the Connecticut-based company's "illegal business model" has left a "path of devastation and destruction."
Is Your Workplace Making You Fat?A new federal government survey found that about one-quarter of Americans "acquire" nearly 1,300 calories at work every week.