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High levels of air pollution can harm heart health, but air purifiers may protect against the threat, according to a small study from China.

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When You're the Only One on a Diet
Dieting is tough enough. But when you're the only one at home cutting back on calories, you might face temptation every time you open the fridge.

Skeletons Give Clues to Americans' Rising Arthritis Rates
Rates of knee osteoarthritis have doubled in the United States since the 1940s, but it's not just because Americans are living longer and weigh more, a new study suggests.

Focusing on Patient Nourishment Can Cut Hospital Costs
Addressing malnutrition could save U.S. hospitals thousands of dollars per malnourished patient, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Childhood Obesity Can Trigger Adult Problems
About a third of people aged two to 19 are considered overweight or obese, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) says.