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Changing habits to improve health: New study indicates behavior changes work

Improving your heart health may be as simple as making small behavioral changes – a new study of behavioral health interventions suggests that they are effective at helping people alter their lifestyles and lead to physical changes that could improve overall health.

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New medical research reporting requirements may lead to fewer positive outcomes

The adoption of new transparent reporting standards may have contributed to a significant reduction in the percentage of studies reporting positive research findings among large-budget clinical trials funded by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, a study published August 5 in the journal PLOS ONE has found.