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Could a Microbe in Your Gut Help You Lose Weight?

One bacteria is linked to lower levels of blood sugar, insulin and fat, researchers say.

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Can Too Much Sitting Make You Anxious?

It's possible, according to new research linking a sedentary lifestyle with mental well-being.


Any Added Sugar Is Bad Sugar, Some Experts Contend

They see table sugar, honey as unhealthy as high-fructose corn syrup.

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High School Football Players May Be at Doubled Risk of Migraine

Head injuries likely play a role in these headaches, second study suggests.

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The Doctor Who Does Your Colonoscopy Matters

Those with higher polyp detection rates prevent more cancers, save more lives, study says.


FDA Says No More to Artificial Trans Fats in Food

Agency gives manufacturers three years to remove them from all foods sold to Americans.

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How to Reduce Scars After Cuts and Scrapes

Petroleum jelly may be your best ally against unsightly scars.

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U.S. Kids Not Drinking Enough Water Each Day

Under-hydration can pose real health risks for children, study authors say.

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Car Crash Risk Doubles for New Users of Sleeping Pills

Sedatives may cause you to catch some zzz's while driving. Not good.

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Popular Heartburn Meds Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Attack

But don't stop taking proton pump inhibitors based on this study, expert says

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Another Tick-Borne Illness Documented in Northeast

Northerners look out! You may get more than just Lyme disease from ticks.


Special Diets, Supplements Not Always Helpful for Kids With Autism

They may cause nutrition deficiencies and other problems.

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Sharing a Bathroom With Many Others? Beware of Your Toothbrush

College students brush with more than they expected in shared dorm life.

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Stimulant Usage Among Teens Starts Before College, Study Finds

Efforts to prevent illegal use should begin in middle school.

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Office Workers, On Your Feet!

Can't seem to get enough exercise? Try standing more.