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Mineral Supplement: Wild Chimps May Eat Clay for Health July 31, 2015

Biologists say the animals may be boosting minerals in diet or 'detoxing'

Regular, Moderate Coffee Drinking Tied to Better Brain Health in Seniors July 31, 2015

But those who upped daily intake actually had higher odds for a precursor to dementia, researchers say

Just 1 in 3 Seniors With Diabetes Has Disease Under Control July 30, 2015

Blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels key to managing disease, experts say

Health Tip: Enjoy Berries July 30, 2015

They're good for you

How Well Does the Newly Approved Weight-Loss 'Balloon' Work? July 29, 2015

Expert notes it will probably only be effective for short-term weight loss

Balloon Device Approved to Treat Obesity July 29, 2015

Inflated in stomach, it may create sense of fullness

FDA Approves 'Belly Balloon' Device for Weight Loss July 29, 2015

Inflated with sterile solution and kept in stomach for no more than 6 months, it makes people feel full

Weight at First Pregnancy Linked to Complications Next Time July 28, 2015

Risk remains even for women who get to a healthy size, researchers say

Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors July 28, 2015

Study finds diabetes, smoking and obesity also affect brain areas tied in memory

Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets? July 27, 2015

Risk is highest for those who use social media site to compare themselves to friends, study finds

School's Out, Fattening Behaviors Are In July 26, 2015

Kids eat more sugar, watch more TV over summer vacation, study says

FDA Wants to Strengthen Sugar Labeling July 24, 2015

Adding 'percent daily value' would help consumers avoid unneeded, harmful calories, agency says

Healthy Diet May Help Shield the Aging Brain July 23, 2015

Older adults who ate better maintained problem-solving and planning skills, study finds

Health Tip: Get More Nutrients July 23, 2015

Make a few simple adjustments to your menu

Low Birth Weight Tied to Higher Type 2 Diabetes Risk Decades Later July 22, 2015

Risk was even greater if the person also had an unhealthy adult lifestyle, study found

High Soda Intake May Boost Diabetes Risk, Even Without Obesity July 22, 2015

Daily sugary drink tied to 13 percent increased risk over a decade, study finds

The Dreaded 'Dad Bod' Is Real July 21, 2015

First-time fathers tend to add on extra pounds, researchers say

Time Spent Sitting May Not Affect Diet, Study Suggests July 17, 2015

But that's still no reason to avoid exercise, researchers and experts say

Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More? July 17, 2015

In some people, alcohol causes the brain to focus on food aromas, study finds

Many Obese Teens Don't Think They're Fat, Study Shows July 17, 2015

Weight problem has to be recognized before it can be addressed, researchers say

Health Tip: Dig Into Healthier Southern Foods July 17, 2015

Lighten salty dishes with seasonings

Most Obese People Will Never Reach Normal Weight: Study July 16, 2015

Though odds of losing 5 percent of body weight were better, three-quarters gained it back in five years

Vitamin B12 Supplements May Not Help Some Seniors July 16, 2015

They seem to work only when deficiency of the nutrient is severe, study finds

Childhood Stress May Spur Weight Gain in Women July 16, 2015

Emotion-driven eating might start early, research suggests

More Exercise = More Fat Loss for Older Women, Study Finds July 16, 2015

Doubling the amount of time spent in heart-pumping workouts each week paid off after a year

Health Tip: Say 'Yes' to Yogurt July 16, 2015

Serve it for breakfast and dessert

Breast Cancer Survivors Tend to Gain Weight: Study July 15, 2015

And that could increase risk of cancer recurrence, as well as heart disease and diabetes, researchers say

More Evidence a Healthy Diet Can Lower Risks of Heart Disease, Cancer July 14, 2015

Poor adults with good nutrition had 20 percent lower odds of disease-related death during study period

Fat Cavefish Give Clues to Obesity in People: Study July 13, 2015

Fish binge-eat in response to harsh environment, yet remain healthy

Wild Mushrooms Might Be Your Last Meal July 13, 2015

Wrong choices can lead to liver failure, death, experts warn

In Some Ways, Fast Food No Worse for Health Than Full-Service Meals: Study July 10, 2015

Salt, cholesterol consumption higher at sit-down restaurants, researchers find

Only 1 in 10 Americans Eats Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC July 09, 2015

The foods help lower risk of illnesses such as obesity, heart disease and type 2 diabetes, expert says

Many Overweight or Obese Teens Don't See the Problem July 09, 2015

Around 40 percent thought their weight was about right, British study finds

Cost a Barrier to Healthier Diets for Diabetic Kids, Study Shows July 08, 2015

Why many parents of children with type 1 diabetes struggle to provide better food choices

Health Tip: Let Kids Learn in the Kitchen July 08, 2015

Hands-on experience can encourage healthier eating

Good at Imagining Aromas? You May Be Prone to Weight Gain July 07, 2015

Ability to conjure up odors in the mind might lead to food cravings, research suggests

Keeping Fit May Halve Seniors' Heart Failure Risk July 06, 2015

Study suggests health choices still make a difference in old age

Many Americans Trying to Cut Their Salt Intake: CDC July 02, 2015

Overall, half of adults surveyed recently said they were trying to avoid sodium

Summer Danger: BBQ Grill Brush Wires Causing Big Health Woes July 02, 2015

If ingested, stray wire bristles can pierce throat, intestines, public health experts warn.

Promise From a New Weight-Loss Drug July 01, 2015

Two-thirds who took Saxenda lost 5 percent of body weight, study shows

Weight-Loss Surgery May Beat Diet, Exercise as Type 2 Diabetes Treatment July 01, 2015

After procedure, many patients no longer need medications, researchers find

Obese Teens Less Likely to Use Birth Control July 01, 2015

Heavy adolescent girls at greater risk for unintended pregnancy, study shows

Surging Food Supply Linked to Global Obesity Epidemic July 01, 2015

Boost in available calories comes largely from ultra-processed, inexpensive foods, expert says

Fish-Related Food Poisoning in Florida Under-Reported June 29, 2015

Survey finds many more fishermen sick after eating barracuda, grouper than previously thought

Can Orange Juice, Grapefruit Raise Your Melanoma Risk? June 29, 2015

Study authors think compounds in citrus may sensitize skin to sunlight, but further study needed

Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods With Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms June 29, 2015

Study suggests making these resources easily accessible, affordable might cut odds of disease

Parents Should Set Good Example to Keep Kids Slim, Pediatrics Group Says June 29, 2015

Avoid keeping sugary, high-calorie foods in the house, and encourage being active together

Losing Weight May Ease Asthma in Obese People June 26, 2015

Researchers also saw improvement in quality of life

Fat No Longer the Focus of New U.S. Dietary Guidelines June 26, 2015

Nutrition experts endorse decision to drop restrictions, focus on quality of food instead

Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Ease Incontinence: Study June 26, 2015

If pounds stayed off, bladder control improvement was seen after 3 years, researchers report

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