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Stay up to date on the latest health research, fitness trends, and other breaking news relevant to your busy, active life. Check back daily for new and interesting findings reported by the SHAPE editors.

One in four women experience domestic violence during their lifetime, according to the Allstate Foundation—that's more than...

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As any new mom can attest, pumping breast milk can really suck—and not in the right way. Science to the rescue! MIT recently announced it will be holding a "...

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Nearly half of American adults have either pre-diabetes or diabetes, according to a new report from the American Diabetic Association (ADA)—almost one in every two people over the age of...

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Love puppies and hate cancer? Then you're in luck, as you may soon be able to turn to Doggie Howlser, M.D., as one way to detect cancer early on, when it's most treatable. The ...

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These days, we're told our precious phones will give us anxiety—and that we are addicted to them. But, a recently-released app claims to make our phones a source of goodness in the world...

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Don’t throw away those cheap shades from the kiosk—they are just as good at protecting your eyes from UVA and UVB rays as their high-end counterparts, according to a...

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Condom or pull-n-pray? For years, women have had to handle most of the birth control. (Except that last method. Don't do that.) If a man wanted to make sure he wasn't going to be a daddy...

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After all of the crazy outfits debuted in New York at fashion week (which, let’s face it—99 percent of the population would never wear or be able to afford!) we’ve finally found...

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Pounding in your head? Be quiet: Meditation and mindfulness could ease your migraines, says new research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

In the small study, 19 people were...

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With the weather in flux, all of this flirting with fall is making me blush, and apparently I’m not the only one! New York Fashion Week is wrapping up, and some of the Spring/Summer 2015...

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