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Count Carbs, Not Calories, Say Researchers
A new look at what kinds of foods might help people keep their weight in check as they age found that not all calories are created equal and some foods are not as bad for the middle-aged waistline as many believe.... [Full Story]
Another study has found the amount of salt most healthy Americans consume [Full Story]
Sitting too Much Linked to Breast Cancer
Spending too much time sitting down at work and during off hours may hike [Full Story]
Up to 60 percent of shrimp sold in the US may contain harmful bacteria [Full Story]
More US Newborns Enduring Drug Withdrawal
The number of U.S. infants admitted to neonatal intensive care units to [Full Story]
Health officials say the likely source of the botulism outbreak that killed [Full Story]
Scientists have identified a new breast cancer gene - a finding that could [Full Story]
New Breast Cancer Gene Identified
Scientists have identified a new breast cancer gene - a finding that could lead to new ways to diagnose and treat the condition that strikes tens of thousands of American women each year. [Full Story]
6 Foods That Lower Cholesterol
Certain foods can help bring down high cholesterol levels naturally, without the potentially dangerous side effects of statin medications. [Full Story]
The Big Lie About Clinical Depression
The widely held belief that depression is due to low levels of serotonin in the brain - and that effective treatments raise these levels - is a myth, argues a leading psychiatrist. [Full Story]
Dr. Oz Says Critics Want to Silence Him on GMO Food Labeling
Dr. Mehmet Oz says last week's attack by 10 doctors who accused him of promoting quack treatments on his TV show was spurred by his vocal support for labeling genetically modified foods - a stance he says some if not all of those accusers oppose. [Full Story]
60 Percent of Shrimp Tainted With Bacteria
Up to 60 percent of shrimp sold in the US may contain harmful bacteria - including the superbug MRSA and E. coli - a according to a new report. [Full Story]
US Lowers Fluoride Levels in Drinking Water
The government is lowering the recommended level of fluoride in drinking water for the first time in more than 50 years. Health officials say some people are getting too much fluoride now because it is also added to toothpaste, mouthwash and other products. [Full Story]
High Morale Linked to Long Life
Whether it is cause or effect is unclear, but high morale seems to go along with a longer life, according to a new Scandinavian study. Among people 85 years and older, those who felt optimistic about life and had something to look forward to lived five years longer. [Full Story]

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