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The World Has a Weight Problem
Obesity may damage the health of more than 2 billion people around the world, a new study found.
The Keys to Diabetes Management
Taking medications as prescribed can make all the difference and this is no different for those with diabetes, according to a new study.
Packaged Foods See Sodium Decrease
Dietary sodium in packaged foods and beverages appears to have decreased in recent years, according to a new study.
Who Should Really Go Gluten-Free
Going gluten-free may not be healthy for everyone.
How Weight Loss Might Help Your Knees
Losing weight might slow down the degeneration of cartilage in your knees, according to a new study.
A Healthy Heart Can Last a Lifetime
Having a healthy heart in middle age may mean you're set to have a long, healthy life, according to a new study.
Active Kids Make Healthier Adults
Even a small increase in the number of kids who get regular exercise could help keep kids healthier into adulthood and save billions in medical costs, a new study found.
Energy Drinks and Your Heart
Energy drinks may affect your blood pressure and your heart's electrical activity, a new study found.
Debunking the 'Obesity Paradox'
A new study's findings go against the so-called "obesity paradox." It found that patients who become overweight or obese had a higher risk of dying.
What Really Helps Older Patients with Heart Disease
For older adults with heart disease, physical activity is key to staying independent and promoting heart health, according to a statement from the American Heart Association (AHA).