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New Prescription: Doctor Offices that Look Like Apple Stores

By Michael Liedtke | Jan 19
After a relative suffered a heart attack a few years ago, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Adrian Aoun got an unsettling look at a health-care system that he diagnosed as an inefficient and outdated mess.

New Report Finds Benefits and Risks of Marijuana

Jan 18
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine published a new report on the health effects of marijuana, looking at more than 10,000 studies about medical and recreational use.

How One Part of Your Brain Could Predict Heart Disease

Jan 17
For the first time, a study shows how signs of stress in a specific part of the brain could predict future heart trouble.

'Weekend Warriors' Still See Health Payoff

Jan 15
A new study finds people who squeeze all their recommended exercise into weekends see major health benefits.

Testing Wearable Sensors as 'Check Engine' Light for Health

By Lauran Neergaard | Jan 15
A next step for smart watches and fitness trackers? Wearable gadgets gave a Stanford University professor an early warning that he was getting sick before he ever felt any symptoms of Lyme disease.

A Fitter, Healthier 2017: Just Do It!

By Tom Bonanti | Jan 8
This time of the calendar year every publication does it -- they post a list of New Year's resolutions that should be implemented into your life. Well, here are mine, from a fitness trainer's point of view.

Does Legal Marijuana Impact the Way Teens View Pot Risks?

Jan 8
Teenagers' attitudes about marijuana are changing at the same time that more states are making the drug legal.

'Telomere Effect': How Exercise, Diet and Sleep Affect Aging

Jan 8
A new book explains the science of aging. "The Telomere Effect: A Revolutionary Approach to Living Younger, Healthier, Longer" claims that putting research findings into everyday practice "can help reduce chronic disease and improve wellbeing."

Researchers Discover New Human Organ

Jan 7
Researchers say they have discovered an organ called "mesentery" that is part of our digestive system -- and it's been hiding in plain sight for centuries.

From Gene Editing to Devices, Medical Advances to Watch for in 2017

Jan 6
The New Year will likely bring significant medical developments that could impact our health.

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