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More Cancer Types Linked to Obesity
A new study has linked obesity to eight more types of cancer.
The Longer You Weight
The longer women are overweight or obese as adults, the more likely they may be to get cancer, a new study found.
Not All Protein Created Equal
Eating more plant protein and less animal protein may lower your risk of dying, a new study found.
A Fishy Way to Heart Attack Healing
Fish oil might be able to help the heart recover after a heart attack, a new study found.
Red Wine Compound May Help with Alzheimer's
Resveratrol, a compound found in red wine, red grapes, raspberries and dark chocolate, could slow cognitive decline in patients with Alzheimer’s disease, a new study found.
Once Daily Weight Loss Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a once-a-day weight loss formulation.
Commercials and Childrens Diet Choices
Children who are exposed to advertisements for unhealthy foods and beverages may be more likely to make poor diet choices, according to a new study.
Subsidized Foods and Your Health
Eating more foods made from federally subsidized food products like corn, soybeans, wheat and rice may be tied to higher body mass index (BMI) and other health risks.
The Link Between Obesity and MS
Obesity in early adulthood may be linked to an increased risk of multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study found.
Omega-3s and Your Heart
Omega-3s may reduce your risk of fatal heart disease, a large study found.