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Weight

What's the Best Diet for 2019?

U.S. News & World Report ranked more than 40 diet and eating plans for its annual assessment. Learn which one took the top spot.

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Nutrition

Could a Healthy Diet Save the World?

A diet high in fruits and vegetables and low in animal fat will not only help you lose weight, but it may also promote sustainable food production.

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Family Health

Can You Feed Your Family on $25 Per Day?

Even with careful meal planning, serving healthy meals to a family of four costs about $25 a day, which for many low-income U.S. families is not affordable.

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Risk Factors

Why It’s Time to Stop Vaping Now

The news is only getting worse for e-cigarettes, which the CDC has linked to more than 450 possible cases of lung disease. We’ve got the latest plus advice on how to stay safe.

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Mammogram

FDA Modernizes Breast Cancer Screening Regulations

For the first time in more than 25 years, the FDA has proposed changes to mammography regulations to improve breast cancer screening for millions of Americans.

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Nutrition

Walnuts Could Help Suppress Breast Cancer Cell Growth

Adding walnuts to your diet could help lessen the growth and spread of breast cancer, according to a study conducted at Marshall University in West Virginia.

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Risk Factors

The Breast Cancer Risk Women May Not Know About

While it’s well established that alcohol can up your chances of getting breast cancer, many people are still in the dark. Get the facts here.

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Risk Factors

'Open Sesame?' What You Need to Know About This Common Allergy

Being allergic to sesame may be more common than we thought—and you might not even be aware when you’re consuming it thanks to food labeling laws.

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Tests

New Hope for Throat Cancer

There’s currently no screening test that can help identify HPV-related throat cancer early. But new research suggests we’re one step closer.

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Lifestyle

Binge Drinking and the DNA 'Hangover'

Binge drinking could become a vicious cycle, due to long-term genetic changes that increase the craving for alcohol.