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Common Food Nutrient Tied to Risky Blood Clotting

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


Counting Your Way to Weight Loss

Standard calorie caps aren't for everyone


Exercise Benefits Aging Hearts, Even Those of the Obese

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


Health Highlights: April 24, 2017
  • Campbell's Chicken Soup Recalled in Florida

  • Surgeon General Dismissed by Trump Administration

  • Jalapeno Flavored Lay's and Miss Vickie's Potato Chips Recalled

  • Roundy and Harris Tweeter Frozen Hash Browns Recalled Due to Possible Presence of Golf Balls

  • First Malaria Vaccine to be Tested in Africa Next Year: WHO


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In America's Poorest Communities, a Greater Risk of Child Abuse Deaths

Study authors hope new national data will spur further research and targeted prevention efforts


Kids Face Their Own Death Risks When a Sibling Dies

Chance of death is greatest in year after the loss of a brother or sister, researchers report


Mid-Life Exercise Could Jog Your Memory

Combination of aerobic, resistance training best for boosting brain health, study finds


Most Patients Not Shy About Revealing Sexual Orientation

This information is important and people feel it's relevant to their health, researchers report


PSA Testing Rates for Prostate Cancer Have Leveled Off

1 in 3 older men still getting the screen; doctors divided over its value


Should Prostate Cancer Screening Start Earlier for Black Men?

New study suggests the disease progresses faster for them


The Top 5 Conditions That Shorten Americans' Lives -- And Are Preventable

Obesity steals the most years of all, researchers say


Travelers Bring Malaria Back to U.S., With High Costs

Study finds it leads to more hospitalizations than other travel-related illnesses


Waist Size, Not Weight, May be Key to Life Span

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


Walk Your Way to Better Brain Health?

Impact of the foot provides a boost to blood flow, study says


Love Chocolate? Potato Chips? Your Genes Might Be to Blame

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


Timing of Lunch, Recess May Determine What Kids Eat

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


Could Breast Milk Tests Replace Mammograms?

Scientists hope to improve breast cancer screening of younger women


150-Year-Old Drug May Shorten 'Off' Time for Parkinson's Patients

Study finds apomorphine cuts the time until levodopa kicks in for those with advanced disease

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