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How your selfie could affect your life insurance
A company has developed facial analytics technology to help estimate life expectancy by analyzing your face from a photo you upload online. That could help insurers reduce your wait for life insurance coverage and boost their sales
Fitness trackers put to the test inside a metabolic chamber
ABC News' Mara Schiavocampo shares more from her experience inside a metabolic chamber.
Stress hormone measured in hair linked to persistent obesity, study finds
People with long term stress may be more likely to be obese, according to a recent study by scientists at the University College London, and the telltale signs can be found in strands of hair. The paper published today in the journal Obesity found that people who have a higher level of the stress
10% Happier: Meditation in 'Modern Warriorship'
ABC News' Dan Harris sits down with Virginia Military Institute cadets to discuss the importance of meditation in the military.
MTA Announces Sleep Apnea Testing for Conductors and Engineers Systemwide
After multiple train accidents in recent years were linked to sleep apnea, the New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority ( MTA ) has announced it will be the first public transportation agency to test conductors and engineers on all its train and bus lines for sleep apnea. Commuter and
Inside Clinton and Trump's Health History Disclosures
Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have released new information about the state of their health after facing growing pressure to be open about their physical well-being. Each candidate has released two letters from their respective doctors since the start of the campaign. Here's a look at the
Donald Trump Says Campaigning is 'Form of Exercise' on Dr. Oz
Donald Trump talked about his medical history and told Dr. Oz that campaigning "in its own way, it's a pretty healthy act." Trump said that gesticulating and speaking in front of large crowds turns very physical, and "a lot of times these rooms are very hot like saunas." "I think when you're
Deaths of Dawkins, Malone raise health concerns for NBA, retirees
NBA commissioner Adam Silver loved seeing Darryl Dawkins in his official role as an NBA Legend. Steeped in his Chocolate Thunder persona, the indestructible dunking force that earned cult status in the late '70s and early '80s, Dawkins toured the country in recent years to entertain league
Why Some People Want to Re-Define the 'Plus-Size' Model Label
Amy Schumer recently took issue with the inclusion of her name in Glamour Magazine's "Chic at Any Size" issue.
Obese People Outnumber Underweight People for First Time in Human History, Study Says
Obesity has been a growing problem in the U.S. for decades and increasingly its effect is being felt globally. A new study published by the Lancet Medical Journal finds that for the first time in human history, there are more obese people than underweight people in the world. The data -- which was