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Weight-Loss Surgeries Could Reverse Diabetes

Two new studies are shedding light on just how certain weight-loss surgeries can help patients lose weight and even potentially reverse diabetes. 

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Today’s Headlines: Diet Drinks, Being Underweight and Spring Allergies

Diet drinks raise heart concern in postmenopausal women: “Diet drinks may increase the risk of heart attacks, stroke and other heart problems in postmenopausal women, according to an informal study…

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Today’s Headlines: Electronic Cigarettes, Infections and Back Pain

Electronic cigarettes won’t help smokers quit, study claims: “Using an electronic cigarette won’t make you any more likely to quit smoking actual cigarettes, according to a new study. In a…

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Today’s Headlines: Bariatric Surgery, Stress and the Human Nose

Uterine cancer risks decrease by 81% with bariatric surgery: The weight loss that follows bariatric surgery lowers uterine cancer risk by up to 81% as long as a normal weight…

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Try Madonna’s Chair Workout

Have you ever wanted a body like Madonna’s? Train like the superstar with this fast fat-burning workout from her trainer Nicole Winhoffer! All you need is five minutes and a…

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In Case You Missed It: March 17 Through March 21

If you missed a segment or forgot to jot down a tip this week, we’ve got you covered. Check out these helpful hints and takeaways and click to read more…

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Alzheimer’s More Common Than Breast Cancer in Older Women

Older women are nearly twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease as they are to get breast cancer, according to a new report from the Alzheimer’s Association. Approximately one in…

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Today’s Headlines: Health Conspiracies, Sleep Deprivation and Dark Chocolate

Health conspiracy theories are widely believed: “Nearly half of American adults believe the federal government, corporations or both are involved in at least one conspiracy to cover up health information, a…

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Study Backs Up Five-Second Rule

One second you’re taking a bite of that delicious cookie, and the next thing you know, it’s on the floor. What do you do? If you’re a believer in the…

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Today’s Headlines: Obese Preschoolers, HPV Tests and Colon Cancer

A plunge in U.S. preschool obesity? Not so fast, experts say: News that obesity rates dropped 43% in American preschoolers is raising eyebrows. “When the study was published in late…

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