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Nutrition

Hey, Chicken Lovers: It May Be Time to Cut Back

New research suggests that white meat may not be much healthier than beef after all.

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Risk Factors

Postpartum Depression Linked to Mom’s Recovery Pain After Childbirth

How well a new mother's pain is managed during her recovery from childbirth appears to directly influence her risk of postpartum depression.

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Lifestyle

Your Heart Loves Optimism

Is your glass half-empty or half-full? You have the power to decide, so why not fill 'er up? Your heart will thank you.

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Supplements

Vitamin D May Lower Diabetes Risk

Results of a study suggest vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, improves insulin sensitivity, lowers glucose levels, and reduces type 2 diabetes risk.

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Surgery

This Hysterectomy Procedure Could Spread Undetected Uterine Cancer, Finds Study

A recent Yale study warns that a specific minimally invasive surgery used to perform the common hysterectomy can increase the risk of death in women who had undetected uterine cancer.

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Prevention

Eat, Wait, Sleep: Sound Advice for Optimal Blood Sugar?

The recommended practice of waiting two hours after eating before going to bed doesn’t have a significant effect on blood sugar levels, say researchers.

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Risk Factors

A Surprising Link Between Multiple Chronic Illnesses

New research suggests that people who have inflammatory bowel disease or diabetes may have a higher risk of rheumatoid arthritis. Find out what we know about the connection so far, and what you can do to lower your odds of developing RA.

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Treatment

When Should Breast Cancer Patients Opt for Chemo?

A new genetic test may one day help women and their doctors make more confident decisions.

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Cardio

Exercise Like Your Brain Depends on It

There’s a new reason we should all be working out regularly. A recent study found that physical fitness also helps us problem-solve and make smarter decisions.

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Treatment

You Just Learned You Have Severe Eczema: What Now?

Researchers have written comprehensive guidelines for managing severe eczema, which can increase the risk of serious infections.