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Study: Drinking Diet Soda Actually Helps People Lose Weight

Most people choose artificially-sweetened soda over regular soda to avoid packing on extra pounds. But what if you already choose diet? Would it be...

The Entire Globe has a Weight Problem and the USA is Leading the Way

By sheer numbers, the USA handily leads the world in obesity, with 87 million of the world's 671 million obese people — 13% of...

Obesity Gene May Explain Why Some Gain Weight as They Get Older

A defective gene linked to obesity appears to affect impulse control and food choices. And this could explain why people with the gene have...

Home-Based Walking Program Will Benefit People With Poor Leg Circulation More

People with poor circulation in their legs benefit from a home-based walking program and are more likely to keep it up over the long...

Sun Exposure Is Both Good and Bad for You

Is the sun bad for you? Yes and no! We get one of the healthiest vitamins of all, vitamin D, from sun exposure (without...

Daniela Drake says Obamacare Will ‘Screw’ Black Doctors

By tying doctor pay to patient satisfaction scores, Obamacare’s “pay for performance” system is going to disproportionately hurt minority doctors. Here’s why. Imagine that you’re...

What You Need To Know About Lupus

May is National Lupus Awareness Month. Lupus is an autoimmune disease that effects lots of African Americans. Health and wellness advocate M Gadsden-Williams and...

Hummus and Dip Products Recalled Due to Listeria Contamination

Nearly 15,000 pounds of hummus and dip products are being recalled by Lansal, Inc. due to possible contamination with listeria bacteria, which can cause...

United Nation’s Food Expert Says Unhealthy Foods Need to Be Taxed

Should world health officials impose taxes on unhealthy food? The United Nation's lead food expert says "yes." Olivier De Shutter, the U.N.'s special rapporteur on...

Top Healthy Benefits of Barbecue

Warm weather means all kinds of things, including…fire up that grill! And oh, what delicious grilling options there are. Though barbecue overall has a pretty...

Cell Phones Can Cause Skin Irritations, New Study Finds

If you're finding an unusual rash or swelling, itching or blistering on some parts of your face or hands, you may be allergic to...

Young Children Who Lose Sleep More Likely to Be Obese

Young children who get too little sleep are more likely than others to be obese by age 7, according to a new study. Previous research...

Woman Tells of How God Worked a Miracle and Gave Her Husband a New...

On Feb. 2, 2006, my husband woke up with flu-like symptoms. Jon was weeks away from turning 33 years old, and because he was...

1.2 Million Cases of Cottage Cheese Recalled by Kraft

About 1.2 million cases of several brands of cottage cheese are being recalled by Kraft due to improper storage of ingredients used in the...

New Study of MRI Brain Scans Show That There Is Power In Prayer

For centuries, science has been trying to prove or disprove the power of prayer. Now a new study of MRI brain scans shows that there...

Using Internet or iPhone Apps to Manage Blood Pressure Can Be Misleading

People who turn to the Internet or iPhone apps for help in controlling their blood pressure may be led astray in some cases, two...

Doctors Use Measles Virus to Heal Woman from Cancer

A woman with an incurable cancer is now in remission, thanks, doctors say, to a highly concentrated dose of the measles virus. For 10 years,...

Cereals for Children Have 40% More Sugar Than Cereals for Adults

Children eat more than 10 pounds of sugar each year if they're eating a normal bowl of breakfast cereal every day, according to the...

Measles Outbreak Tied to Ohio Amish Missionaries

A measles outbreak tied to a group of Amish missionaries in Ohio has reached 68 cases, giving the state the dubious distinction of having...

Resveratrol In Red Wine, Chocolate Not as Helpful as Previously Thought

Although long considered a veritable silver bullet when it comes to preventing health problems, a new study calls into question the superpowers of the...