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Energy Drinks May Give the Heart an Unhealthy Jolt April 26, 2017

Popular beverages also affect blood pressure for hours, small trial shows

Obesity Quadruples Kids' Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study April 25, 2017

About 415 million people worldwide have the disease, which is costly to treat but can be prevented

Is a Low-Salt Diet Always Healthy? April 25, 2017

Study claims current guidelines are too restrictive when there's sufficient potassium intake

Are You Raising an 'Emotional Eater'? April 25, 2017

Calming kids with food can start a vicious, fattening cycle, study says

Health Tip: Eat for the Right Reasons April 25, 2017

Here's how

Waist Size, Not Weight, May be Key to Life Span April 24, 2017

Even those who aren't overweight are at risk of death if they've got a paunch, researchers report

Common Food Nutrient Tied to Risky Blood Clotting April 24, 2017

Gut bacteria reacts to compound in eggs and meat to produce chemical that ups heart disease risk, study says

Exercise Benefits Aging Hearts, Even Those of the Obese April 24, 2017

Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond, study finds

Counting Your Way to Weight Loss April 24, 2017

Standard calorie caps aren't for everyone

The Top 5 Conditions That Shorten Americans' Lives -- And Are Preventable April 24, 2017

Obesity steals the most years of all, researchers say

Timing of Lunch, Recess May Determine What Kids Eat April 24, 2017

Study found children who ate first consumed more vegetables, while those who played first wasted less food

Love Chocolate? Potato Chips? Your Genes Might Be to Blame April 24, 2017

Study findings may someday lead to more individualized diet advice, researcher says

Health Tip: Pregnant Women Need Omega-3 Fats April 21, 2017

Fish low in mercury are safest

Get to Know the Mediterranean Diet April 17, 2017

This eating regimen offers a healthy yet tasty option for weight loss

Health Tip: Concerned About Your Child's Weight? April 17, 2017

How to discuss with your doctor

'Better Health' Argument Won't Always Work to Pass Soda Taxes April 14, 2017

Philadelphia example shows that revenue generation can be more convincing to lawmakers

Water Outperforms Sports Drinks for Young Athletes April 14, 2017

Kids rarely need the extra sugar and salt, doctor says

A Healthier Weight May Mean Fewer Migraines April 12, 2017

Study found risk increased in both obese and underweight people

Trans Fat Bans May Have Cut Heart Attack, Stroke Rate April 12, 2017

Pending FDA regulations should remove nearly all of this unhealthy substance from your diet, experts say

A Healthy Middle-Aged Heart May Protect Your Brain Later April 11, 2017

Dementia expert says take up heart-healthy habits sooner rather than later

More Younger Americans Are Suffering Strokes: Study April 10, 2017

Researchers cite rise in blood pressure and diabetes, but one specialist questions the findings

Obesity May Make Rheumatoid Arthritis Tough to Spot, Track April 10, 2017

Inflammation from excess weight could lead doctors to think disease is worse in women than it is, study finds

Race May Play Role in Obese Teens' Blood Pressure April 10, 2017

Extra pounds appear more problematic for whites and Hispanics, study finds

Health Tip: Eat Healthy After Radiation Therapy April 07, 2017

It's important to eat, even if you aren't hungry

Health Tip: Freezing Food April 07, 2017

Here's how to do it safely

'Yo-Yo' Dieting Does No Favors for Your Heart April 05, 2017

Dramatic shifts in weight stress the body and other health problems are often involved, researchers explain

Fitness, Not Fat, Is Key to Post-Stroke Recovery April 05, 2017

People who exercised regularly before their attack had lower odds for disability after, study found

Health Tip: Add Flavor to Fruit and Veggies April 05, 2017

Helpful cooking suggestions

Study Links Celiac Disease, Anorexia April 04, 2017

Chances of being diagnosed with eating disorder were higher in those with gluten intolerance

Race Plays Role in Heart, Diabetes Risk, Even at Normal Weight April 03, 2017

For example, study found higher risk in Hispanics and people of South Asian descent who weren't overweight

As Weight Goes Up, So Does Death Risk April 03, 2017

Heart disease, cancer, other illnesses start to take a toll, study says

Obesity in Early Pregnancy May Raise Child's Risk of Epilepsy April 03, 2017

The heavier the mom, the greater the odds of the seizure disorder, study suggests

Health Tip: Buying Eggs April 03, 2017

Suggestions for a safer purchase

U.S. Thyroid Cancer Cases Continue to Rise March 31, 2017

New study suggests a true increase, rather than just overdiagnosis

Is Your TV Making You Fat? March 31, 2017

People who eat home-cooked meals and don't watch TV while eating less likely to be obese, study finds

Health Tip: Bake a Healthier Treat March 31, 2017

Make these smart swaps

Weight, Gender Appear to Play Part in Kidney Transplant Success March 30, 2017

Study found the closer the match between donor and recipient, the better the outcome

The Saltiest Foods May Surprise You March 30, 2017

U.S. report names major and unexpected sources of sodium in the American diet

Health Tip: Care for Your Braces March 30, 2017

Avoid these foods

Health Tip: Store Cooking Oils Correctly March 30, 2017

Here's what to do

Health Tip: Help Your Child with Body Image March 29, 2017

Avoid negative language

Less Salt, Fewer Nighttime Bathroom Trips? March 27, 2017

Study participants also reported better quality of life, possibly from less interrupted sleep

Obesity May Not Compromise Knee Surgery Success March 24, 2017

Results similar after procedure to repair meniscus in normal, overweight and obese people

Want Cheap and Healthy Meals? Cook at Home March 24, 2017

Study finds homemade fare is typically better for you than restaurant food

Health Tip: Kick Your Sugary Drink Habit March 24, 2017

And spare your smile

Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK March 23, 2017

Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gain

Health Tip: Good Habits Prompt Healthier Eating March 23, 2017

Here's what you should do

Foods Labeled 'Healthy' May Hide Unhealthy Secrets March 22, 2017

Low-fat foods may be filled with sugar, study finds

No Evidence Fish Oil in Pregnancy Makes for Brainier Kids March 21, 2017

No intellectual benefits seen at age 7, researchers say

Obesity in Youth Tied to Higher Odds for Liver Cancer in Men March 21, 2017

Fatty deposits in the organ, along with diabetes, can raise the risk, researchers and specialists say

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