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Infants, Meet Peanuts
Introducing peanuts into your infant's diet may be a good idea after all, according to a new study.
Nature Made Products Recalled
Pharmavite LLC has issued a recall for specific lots of Nature Made® products due to possible contamination.
Obesity Trends: Men Vs. Women
Recent data show the prevalence of obesity increasing in women but not in men, according to a new report.
E. coli Outbreak Possibly Tied to Flour
The FDA, CDC and local health officials have begun investigating a multistate outbreak of Escherichia coli O121 (STEC O121) infections.
Check Your Pantry for These Recalled Food Items
Several food products, including Clif bars and Kashi Granola Bars, are being recalled due to a potential health risk.
Infection Risk After Heart Surgery
Severe obesity may increase the risk of infection after coronary artery bypass surgery, according to a new study.
Salt, Kidney Disease and Heart Problems
For patients with kidney disease, too much salt could raise heart disease risk, a new study found.
Obesity and Kidney Disease: What Some Don't Know
In the case of patients with obesity and their risk of kidney disease, what they don't know might hurt them — and many don't know, a new study found.
What Do Prepackaged Foods Mean for Weight loss?
Portioned and prepackaged entrees may promote greater weight and fat loss, according to a new study.
Grilling Safety Tips
As you prepare for Summer, it's important to know the dangers associated with cleaning the grill with wire-bristle brushes, according to a new study.