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Stress May Stretch Your Waistline
People who are stressed out for long periods of time may face a higher risk of becoming obese, according to a new study.
How to Help Prevent Heart Failure
Lifestyle choices may help prevent heart failure, including a type that's usually resistant to available therapies, a new study found.
Salt and Blood Pressure in Kidney Disease
If you have chronic kidney disease (CKD), limiting your salt intake could help lower your blood pressure, a new study found.
What Belly Fat May Mean for Your Health
If having a high waist-to-hip ratio is in your genetics, you may also have a higher risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease, according to a new study.
Meal Planning and Your Heart
When and how often you eat might have an effect on your risk for heart problems and stroke, according to a new scientific statement.
Several Supplements May Contain Hidden Ingredients
Consumers, beware! Imported products marketed as dietary supplements for weight loss or erectile dysfunction may do you more harm than good.
The Link Between Asthma and Obesity
Children with asthma may be more likely to become obese, according to a new study.
How Much Fish Is Too Much?
A fear of mercury may be driving lower fish consumption, but that could be keeping some groups from getting important nutrients and protein from fish.
The Benefits of Cutting Down on Salt
A policy that would reduce salt intake by 10 percent over 10 years could save millions of lives around the world, according to a new study.
What's Really in Your Child's Juice?
Low-calorie sweeteners like aspartame are a growing part of American children's diets, according to a new study.