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Quality of U.S. Diet Improves, Slightly
But Americans still eat too few vegetables and too much salt, survey finds
Action-Packed TV a Threat to Your Waistline?
Viewers of fast-paced films filled up on more snacks, study found
Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health: Study
Still, experts agree there's no one-size-fits-all diet
Train Your Brain to Choose Fruit Salad Over French Fries
Study found program seemed to make low-cal fare an easy choice for a small group of overweight people
Health Tip: Help Prevent Stroke
Things you can do to lower your risk
Preterm or Small Birth Tied to Long-Term Risks to Heart, Brain
But researchers say exercise, education may help overcome deficiencies
Drug Gives 'New Hope' Against Heart Failure, Expert Says
Experimental medication beat standard treatment at reducing hospitalizations, cardiovascular deaths
Health Tip: Exercise While Watching Television
Get off the couch to change the channel
Faced With Prostate Cancer, It Helps to Know the Enemy
Men with little knowledge of the disease have trouble deciding on treatment, study finds
Spaceflight Might Weaken Astronauts' Immune Systems
NASA studies suggest a heightened risk for illness or allergy for crew members
Health Tip: Teach Your Child to Read Food Labels
Have the child check each snack's nutrition
Biggest Ever Weekly Rise in Ebola Cases, U.N. Agency Says
About 500 new infections reported across West Africa, including first case in Senegal
European MRSA Originated in Sub-Saharan Africa, Study Finds
Trends in tourism, migration may have contributed to its spread, researchers say
Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans
All 18 rhesus monkeys infected with the virus survived after getting the experimental medication, researchers report
Study Counters Critics of Plainer Cigarette Packaging
Tobacco industry claims change would harm small businesses, but Australian experience refutes that
California Trees Harbor Fungus Deadly to People With HIV
A 13-year-old's science fair project helped the discovery along, researchers say
Ebola Outbreak Could Infect 20,000 People, U.N. Says
World Health Organization unveils $489 million plan to combat the outbreak in West Africa
Gene Research Yields Insights Into Ebola Virus
Strain tied to West Africa outbreak has mutated hundreds of times, and only spreads among humans
Less Sleep in Teen Years Tied to More Pounds at 21
16-year-olds should get more than 8 hours of shuteye a night to help avoid obesity, research says
Could Too Much Salt Harm MS Patients?
Researchers find a link but say it's too soon to recommend reducing sodium intake
Donated Livers Not Harmed by Travel Distances, Study Finds
Broader organ sharing in U.S. will result in more air travel, researchers say
Electrical Pulses to Scalp May Boost Memory: Study
But years of research remain before this therapy could treat brain disorders, experts say
Health Tip: Eating When You're Not Hungry
Things that may spur unhealthy habit
Concussion Recovery Can Reverse After Return to Activity, Study Shows
Expert and researcher say the findings highlight need for slow return to playing field
Most U.S. Babies Get Their Vaccines: CDC
But booster shots and second doses lag for 2-year-olds, report finds
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