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Fish Oil Supplements and Heart-Failure Patients Get Along Swimmingly
A new study suggests fish oil (omega-3 fatty acid) supplements may help heart failure patients.
An Arm and a Leg and a Heart
According to a new study, an artery in the arm is no more efficient or related to better outcomes than a leg vein for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) patients.
The ABCs About PSAs
Researchers at Duke Cancer Institute believe they have pinpointed why PSA (prostate-specific antigen) levels reflect cancer progression.
Plans for a Healthier America
Healthy People 2020 is a science-based agenda to improve the health of all Americans over the next 10 years. One crucial element of that agenda is Education for Health.
Dell Goes for the Gold
Dell Computers has received a Gold Standard certification from the CEO Roundtable on Cancer commending the computer manufacturing giant as committed to employees' cancer prevention.
Chocolate Chip Recall
Barry Callebaut USA LLC is voluntarily recalling their semi-sweet chocolate chips sold in Kroger Stores due to undeclared milk protein that could cause dangerous allergic reactions.
FDA Sets Limits for Acetaminophen Dosage
Due to the prevalence of liver damage and overdoses related to acetaminophen, the FDA is asking all manufacturers of prescription products containing the drug to limit the amount used.
Protecting You from Your Food
The recent passing of the Food Safety Bill in combination with a new bacteria-detecting technology is likely to make American consumers safer.
Baby DIY
A new study by researchers from the United Kingdom reveals that a practice called baby-led weaning can result in nutritional complications for a small number of babies.
Weighing the Risks
Existing research points to increased risk of heart attack, stroke or death when taking painkillers used to treat inflammation, such as Celebrex and Advil.