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Early Diabetes Screening to Protect Vulnerable Communities
Diabetes is a big threat in a number of racial and ethnic groups. Early screening, based on a person's BMI, could catch the disease sooner.
How City Grocery Stores Put a Dent in Kids’ Expanding Waistlines
Obesity rates in kids and teens went down when supermarkets began to display fresh fruits and veggies more prominently. Tips for families.
Exercising While Pregnant
No, that's not a warning; it's a very good thing. Exercise leads to the production of a protein that cuts kids' risk of type 2 diabetes.
Nighttime Is the Right Time to Go Dark
Your body can't rest and recharge properly during sleep if your room is not dark. Insulin resistance and heart problems may be the result.
Eating for Your Best — and Longest — Life
It doesn't matter how old you are: improving your diet can add years to your life. Here's what to eat to cut your risk of killer diseases.
Binge-Watching and Blood Clots
Sitting curled up in front of the TV can set you up for blood clots. If you're caught up in a series you don't want to leave, move around.
Gum Health Fosters Good Health
People with gum disease -- whether periodontitis or gingivitis -- are more likely to suffer from a wide range of chronic diseases.
A Surprising Treatment for Alzheimer’s: Viagra
The insurance records of over 7 million people revealed that those who took sildenafil were nearly 70% less likely to develop Alzheimer's.
Kidney Disease Rises in Step with Global Temperatures
Extreme heat seems to be behind a significant rise in chronic kidney disease. Here's what it means for you and how to protect yourself.
Weight Loss Sparks Deep Metabolic Changes
Dieting changes hunger hormone levels. This can lead to a loss of belly fat and improved insulin sensitivity — a huge boost to health.
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