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Uncle Sam wants you to sit less and move more. Here’s how you can meet the new exercise guidelines

Whoever you are, whatever you do, you can almost certainly do better by moving more and sitting less. That’s the idea behind new national guidelines for physical activity from the federal Department of Health and Human Services.

Don't count on vitamin D or fish oil supplements to reduce your risk of cancer or heart disease

A widely anticipated study has concluded that neither vitamin D nor fish oil supplements prevent cancer or serious heart-related problems in healthy older people.

With better drugs for high cholesterol, doctors become more ambitious with their treatment goals

The nation's heart doctors have said that when it comes to treating high cholesterol, aiming for lower targets will save lives — and will require more extensive use of a new generation of drugs called PCSK9 inhibitors.

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