Heat Waves & Cold Snaps Kill 2,000 Each Year in US
The mercury rises within a thermometer on a hot day.
July 30th, 2014
More than 10,500 U.S. residents died because of extreme weather conditions between 2006 and 2010, according to a new CDC report.
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Exercise Can Change How You See the World
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July 29th, 2014
Physical exercise could alter how people perceive their physical world by making their environments appear less threatening, a new study suggests.
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Americans Favor Low-Fat Diet Over Low-Carb
The total cost of obesity to U.S. companies is estimated at $13 billion a year
July 29th, 2014
Despite the popularity of low-carb diets, more Americans still say they try to avoid fat than carbs, according to a new poll.
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Flight MH17 Victims Left Lasting Contributions to AIDS Advocacy
July 29th, 2014
Six of the people killed in the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 were dedicated to HIV/AIDS research and programs, and researchers mourned their lives at recent a health conference.
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Healthy Living in Stressful Times May Reduce Aging Effects
A woman looks stressed at work, while colleagues sit in the background.
July 29th, 2014
Keeping healthy habits may be particularly important during stressful times, as a new study suggests it may protect the body against some negative effects of stress.
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Health Check: What’s Your Gut Feeling About Probiotics? (Op-Ed)
yogurt, probiotics, intestinal health
July 29th, 2014
You don’t usually have to look far to find news about the virtues of probiotics, but should you go out and seek probiotic-laden products to cultivate a healthier gut?
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Weight-Loss Supplement Linked to Liver Failure Case
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July 28th, 2014
A healthy 35-year-old woman who took a weight-loss supplement developed liver failure, and needed a liver transplant, according to a new report of her case.
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New Drug Could Treat Low Testosterone with Fewer Side Effects
An older man talks with a doctor.
July 29th, 2014
Men with low testosterone could one day be treated with a drug called enclomiphene citrate, which is similar to the drug clomid that is used in women undergoing IVF .
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3 Facts About Heart Attacks
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July 29th, 2014
Here are some common causes of and treatments for heart attacks, and other interesting facts about the condition.
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