How fiber and gut bacteria reverse stress damage

The bacteria that live in our gut are as numerous as the cells in our body. As medical research progresses, the influence that these billions of tiny creatures have...

How 3D technology is improving cancer detection

A breakthrough in technology is helping to improve women’s breast health and dramatically improve mammogram test results. Women getting screened with new 3D mammogram technology may find cancers...

HIV may double risk for heart attack, researchers say

People with HIV are twice as likely to develop heart disease than those without the AIDS-causing virus, British researchers report. Their review of studies from 153 countries also found that...

Food Fight: So, What Is ‘Milk’?

It depends on whom you ask. Dairy farmers say only milk from a cow can be labeled milk. Makers of nondairy beverages such as soy milk and...

Consumer Reports: Is hummus healthy?

Hummus. It’s not the most popular dip around; salsa’s got it beat by a landslide. Yet over the past several decades, hummus has been increasingly making its...

The 8 Unhealthiest Restaurant Meals in America

Restaurant meals are known for being calorie and fat bombs, but some are worse than others. Way worse. A typical restaurant entrée has roughly 1,000 calories, according to The Center for...

More U.S. women are dying in childbirth

When Cayti Kane delivered a baby boy via cesarean section last year, her team of doctors was prepared. Kane had been diagnosed with placenta accreta, a condition that...

123 more people sick in McDonald’s salad outbreak

(CNN)Federal health officials reported Thursday an additional 123 cases of cyclospora infection in an outbreak linked to McDonald's salads that began in May. The total number of laboratory-confirmed illnesses from...

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