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10 Things Americans Eat That Are Banned in Other Countries
Living in the most technologically advanced country in the world, many Americans believe that our food supply must have the highest standards anywhere. The fact is, many of the things we eat in the U.S. have been banned in other countries because they are viewed as...... [Full Story]
An occasional glass of wine might help keep your kidneys healthy, new [Full Story]
People who had low birth weights and those breastfed for short periods [Full Story]
Older adults with moderate kidney dysfunction may face a higher risk of [Full Story]
U.S. regulators are weighing whether to ban a device used for decades to [Full Story]
A new study reminds men with erectile dysfunction that there's help out [Full Story]
Anxiety Over False-Positive Mammograms Limited: Study
Women whose mammograms suggest possible breast cancer that is eventually ruled out experience slightly increased anxiety, but that doesn't necessarily affect their overall health, according to a new study. What's more, the increased anxiety appears to dissipate quickly. [Full Story]
Breastfeeding May Protect Kids Against Future Heart Disease
People who had low birth weights and those breastfed for short periods may be more likely to develop chronic inflammation linked to heart disease in adults, a study said Wednesday. Researchers in the United States found significant association in almost 7,000 people. [Full Story]
Blocked Neck Artery Can Lead to Memory Problems: Study
Blockage of the carotid artery in the neck appears to increase the odds for memory and thinking problems,a new study indicates. The researchers said their findings suggest more aggressive treatment might be needed for people with this condition. [Full Story]
Marathon Winner's Battle Back From Broken Hip
When Meb Keflezighi won the Boston Marathon on Monday he completed an unlikely comeback from a broken hip, an injury that is more commonly suffered by people much older. The 38-year-old's improbable victory makes him an inspiration. [Full Story]
Goodbye, Bulk: Today's Strength Training Is for Slimming Down
Strength training, traditionally favored by body builders seeking to bulk up, has become the go-to regimen for athletes, weekend warriors, and other cardio devotees determined to slim down. [Full Story]
Family Goes Year Without Sugar
Could you give up sugar and food products containing the sweet stuff for an entire year? One Vermont family did just that, blogged about the experience, and and is now talking about the benefits of a sugar-free life in a new book. [Full Story]
Cleveland Clinic Starts Offering Herbal Medicine
The Cleveland Clinic, one of then nation's most prominent hospitals, has opened an herbal-medicine clinic and is dispensing herbs along with conventional medicines. [Full Story]
Optimistic Spouse Can Boost Health: Study
Marriage vows often include the promise to stick together for better or for worse, and research now suggests that when it comes to your health, having an optimistic spouse is better. Researchers analyzed data gathered from 1,970 couples. [Full Story]
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