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How Diet May Affect Your Colorectal Cancer Risk
The foods you eat may have an impact on your risk for colorectal cancer, according to a new report.
How a Sedentary Lifestyle Affects Your Health
For frail, inactive adults, sedentary behaviors like sitting may raise their risk of dying, according to a new study.
Vitamin B and Lung Cancer: A Possible Link
Your high-dose B vitamin supplement may be raising your risk of lung cancer, a new study found.
Weight Gain in Adulthood May Pose Serious Risks
Gaining weight from your early 20s to your mid-50s may put your health at risk, according to a new study.
The Risks of Artificial Sweeteners
Artificial sweeteners may raise your risk of a host of health problems, according to a new study.
Healthy Diet: Small Changes, Big Results
Making small diet improvements over time may lower your risk of dying, according to a new study.
The Benefits of Your Morning Coffee
Here's another reason to look forward to your morning cup of coffee: It might make you live longer.
Vitamin D: Too Much of a Good Thing
The number of people taking vitamin D supplements above the recommended levels has increased, according to a new study. But taking too much vitamin D could be unhealthy.
Healthy Fats and Your Cholesterol
Ditching the cheese and fatty meats for healthy fats like those that come from vegetable oils may have a positive effect on your cholesterol levels, according to a new scientific statement.
The World Has a Weight Problem
Obesity may damage the health of more than 2 billion people around the world, a new study found.