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Artificial Sweeteners May Increase Risk of Diabetes

Even though artificial sweeteners don’t raise your blood sugar, they may put you at greater risk for diabetes. A new study from Israel has found that artificial sweeteners change the composition of gut…

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Eliminate Varicose Veins, Reduce Thrombosis Risk

NEW YORK—For some with varicose veins, 45 minutes and a few needle pricks can reduce the risk of preventable death. Patients with larger varicose veins are at an increased risk of deep vein…

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Are Cell Phones Dangerous?

Cell phones have transformed from a luxury into a necessity for the people of today’s generation. Children are starting to use cell phones at increasingly younger ages and more adults are upgrading their…

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Are Vaccinations Necessary?

Vaccination is ranked as one of the 10 greatest public health achievements of the last century and is the number 1 contribution to decreased global morbidity and mortality, according to Yvonne A. Maldonado,…

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10 Health Benefits of Having Straight Teeth

NEW YORK—Perfectly formed, gleaming teeth in neat and even rows: On television, everyone has them, and in real life, everyone admires them. Cosmetic reasons for getting teeth aligned are pretty self-evident, but did…

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How 8 Industries Have Swayed Science at the Expense of Public Health

It can take a lot of money to carry out a careful study. The influence of corporate funding has been known to leave a black eye on the good faith of the scientific…

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How to Balance Melanoma Risk With Need for Vitamin D

Dr. Ann Corson: I treat patients with chronic conditions such as chronic fatigue, Lyme disease, mold-induced illness. I check them all for both 25-hydroxy vitamin D (most doctors check this only) and 1-25 dihydroxy…

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Healing Depression Across Cultures

  The memoir “Shadows in the Sun,” by Gayathri Ramprasad, a native of India, looks at depression through a cross-cultural lens and the inspiring story of her 30-year battle with depression. Martha Rosenberg: Your…

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New Superfood? Japanese Pickled Turnip Could Prevent Flu

Japanese researchers have found the bacteria in a weird-looking Japanese traditional pickled turnip, suguki, could prevent infection by flu and relieve symptoms, according to the Society for Applied Microbiology (SFAM) journal, Letters in…

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Winter Tea Tonics to Stay Healthy During Flu Season

These tea and herb combinations will warm and strengthen you during the cold months ahead. Roasted Barley and Black Tea. Roasted barley is very popular in many Asian cultures. In Japan, it is known…

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