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5 Ways to Deal With a Public Panic Attack

HealthCentral columnist Eddie McNamara shares his best advice for getting through it so you can cope, too.

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Panic in the Streets

Panic in the Streets

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Panic in the Streets

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A review of 19 studies reported a decreased risk of Crohn’s disease in people who ate more fruits and veggies and got more fiber. Here are some tasty smoothie recipes to help you meet your nutrition goals and reduce your Crohn's risk.

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Prevention

Here’s Why You Should Get Your Main Nutrients From Food, Not Supplements

Put down the vitamin bottle for a second and listen up: A new study found that it’s the nutrients from food you eat that benefit you most.

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These Eating Habits Could Endanger Your Heart

When (and if) you eat certain meals throughout the day could have serious implications for your cardiovascular health, according to new research.

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