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Your guide to the FDA's new Nutrition Facts label

It's no secret that America's pants are ripping at the seams. A recent CDC study found the rate of obesity in the United States is still continuing its upward trajectory. To put the numbers into perspective, health officials expressed concern in 1997 when 19.4 percent...

source: By Natalie Thomas
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It's no secret that America's pants are ripping at the seams. A recent CDC study found the rate of obesity...

source: By Natalie Thomas

Getting spacecraft ready for launch may have more to do with medical research than you think. For a new study on microbes that may be associated with a history of breast cancer, researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, employed the same sequencing...

source: Medical Xpress

Slightly more than 10 percent of all patients who undergo successful surgery for prostate cancer have an elevated risk of tumor recurrence afterwards — especially as metastases. Under the microscope, it is possible to...

source: Medical University of Vienna via ScienceDaily

In yet another sign that lesbian, gay and bisexual people face additional health risks, a new study finds they're more likely to drink heavily and smoke. Gay men and bisexuals of both genders are also more likely to report moderate-to-severe "psychological distress," and...

source: HealthDay News via U.S. News & World Report

Being bullied or spending an excessive amount of time on the internet could increase the risk of teen suicides, according to a new study released by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Though the overall suicide rate among teens...

source: ABC News

The number of pediatric concussions may be substantially greater...

source: By Lynn Hetzler


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