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The Fight to Keep Tobacco Sacred

Native Americans have the highest smoking rates in the country. Some tribal members are attempting to reverse that trend in a surprising way

March 29, 2018 — Dina Fine Maron

Body Fat: How to Use It and Lose It

A closer look at body fat: Where does it come from, why do we need it, what are the best ways to burn it off, and where the heck does it go?

March 17, 2018 — Get-Fit Guy Brock Armstrong

When to Worry About a Mole

Learn who is at higher risk for melanoma and what features are more concerning for this aggressive type of skin cancer

March 10, 2018 — House Call Doctor Sanaz Majd

What Is Seitan?

Get the 411 on seitan and its surprising secret ingredient. Is this meat substitute one to try or one to skip?

January 31, 2018 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Pain and Weather Fail to Connect

A big data analysis involving more than 1.5 million patients could find no relationship between weather and complaints to doctors about joint or back pain.  

December 23, 2017 — Karen Hopkin

The Skinny on Fat

Biochemist Sylvia Tara talks about her book The Secret Life of Fat: The Science behind the Body's Least-Understood Organ and What It Means for You.

December 11, 2017 — Steve Mirsky

How Salty Foods Affect Hunger and Weight Loss

Do salty foods make you hungrier? Or do they help you burn more calories? A new study finds that salt has unexpected effects on hunger and weight loss. Learn how this affects you

December 9, 2017 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Help Us Reforest the Mississippi River Valley