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Low Fat Diet Can Add Years to Your Life

Obese people who follow a low-fat weight-loss plan could tack extra years onto their life, a new review of medical evidence suggests. Such diets appear...

Is Health Advice from Social Media Good or Bad?

These days, health information is readily accessible everywhere on the web. But before you take any advice, remember to consider the source of your...

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Death by Neti Pot? Not likely, Experts Say.

Recently, a 69-year-old woman died of a brain-eating amoeba. Want to know how doctors think she got it? They believe it had to do with a neti pot used...

Use Medical Marijuana? Don’t Drive Under the Influence.

Although many states have legalized marijuana use, that doesn’t make using it safe for the road. However, a new study finds that many medical marijuana users still drive anyway. The...

Artificial Sweeteners: Not Bad After All?

Low-calorie sugar substitutes have been the source of heavy debate for years now. Many health experts point to studies that suggest the sweeteners’ negative role in cancer, diabetes, metabolic...

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Avoiding Extra Calories at Holiday Parties

Holiday parties are fun social gatherings, but they can also be diet disasters. Here's how to enjoy yourself while sparing yourself hundreds of extra calories. First, eat healthy in the hours leading up to the...
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Benefits of Probiotics: Why You Should Take One Every Day

When most people hear the word bacteria, they want to run in the other direction. However, there are types of bacteria that are good for the human body too. In order for people to...
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Need to Lower Blood Sugar? Why Diabetics Should Try Eating Cucumber

Diabetes is a huge problem for Americans. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as many as 30 million Americans are dealing with the condition. As a result, it is crucial that...
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Why Are People Eating Collagen? Is It the Next Great Supplement?

All health and wellness trends point towards collagen—not the kind that's already in your body, but the kind you buy at a health store. Like most fads, science doesn't entirely back up the use...

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