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The Sustainability Diet

A commission convened by the journal The Lancet says we can have smaller waists and a prettier planet by altering the way we eat.

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Chocolate Cures Coughs (Not)

There’s a new cough syrup in Europe that contains cocoa, and an article about its effectiveness in a British paper apparently led to a rash of headlines in the US proclaiming that eating chocolate can cure a cough.

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How Many Steps?

You surely have heard that you should get 10,000 steps a day. According to The Guardian, that number originated not in science but in a Japanese ad campaign from the 1960s.

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Dutch Reach

Cycling is a healthy way to get around, except when it makes you die, which it does sometimes. According to The New York Times, fatal bike crashes are on the rise, and one cause is “doorings” — collisions between a cyclist and an open driver’s-side car door.

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Big-Time Breakfast

The contention that breakfast is the most important meal of the day might not just be Big Cereal propaganda.

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Lasik Risks

Restoring clear vision without the need for glasses sounds like a miracle cure, and that’s why so many people have gone in for Lasik. But the procedure occasionally causes as much damage as it cures — or more.

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Get Strong Fast

Got 13 minutes? That’s all it takes (times thrice weekly) to create a meaningful strength workout, according to a recent study in the journal Medicine in Science in Sports & Exercise.

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HPV Protection Expands

The HPV vaccine originally made news because it was designed to be given to children, in the expectation that they would someday be sexually active.

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