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Read articles from our Evidence-Based Living blog that translate research findings into real-life applications and help separate the good scientific information from the bad.

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Debunking weight-loss myths

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"As our nation continues to struggle with an obesity epidemic and individuals work to lose weight with diet and exercises programs, a group of researchers from University of Alabama at Birmingham want to make sure we know what not to do." Read the rest over on the BCTR's Evidence-Based...

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The serious effects of physical discipline

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The BCTR's Evidence-Based Living blog reports on a new systematic review showing the wide-reaching, negative effects of physical discipline on children. BCTR director John Eckenrode is quoted in the post, saying, in part: The serious effects of physical...

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Exercise: One of the best medicines for your heart

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On the BCTR's Evidence-Based Living blog, information on a systematic review on exercise and cardiovascular health: Exercise: One of the best medicines for your...

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The evidence on yoga and the mind

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A new systematic review discussed in an Evidenced-Based Living blog post examines yoga's effect on the mind and on certain mental illnesses. The evidence on yoga and the...

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What we know about obesity and traffic accidents

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A new post on the BCTR's Evidence-Based Living blog reports on findings from a recent review in the Emergency Medicine Journal. What we know about obesity and traffic...

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The long-term effects of alcohol abuse

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A new post on the Evidence-Based Living blog explains the results of a new systematic review that looked at the effects of alcohol abuse and binge drinking on 13- to 24-year-olds. The long-term effects of alcohol abuse   The Evidence-Based Living blog assesses the scientific evidence on human...

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New evidence on fluoride

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The latest post from the BCTR's Evidence-Based Living blog examines the safety of fluoride for young children. New evidence on fluoride   The Evidence-Based Living blog assesses the scientific evidence on human problems and looks at how to use it every day. Post topics are diverse, including...

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