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Did you know there are products just sitting on your kitchen shelves and waiting to be used for more than sweetening your tea or making lemonade?
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Television host Katie Couric, whose new documentary, "Fed Up," blames sugar for the country's spiraling obesity problem, is challenging people to take a 10-day break from the sweet stuff.
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How long have health experts told us that saturated fat - the kind found in meat, cheese and butter - was bad for our heart's health? Forever, it seems.
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It sounds so simple: Eat a couple of low-fat yogurts every week and this could reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 28 percent, a new British study finds.
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For those of us with a sweet tooth - which appears to be most of the country - the newest research carries some bitter news: Americans eat way too much sugar, and it's killing us.
Coffee to prevent uterine cancer
It doesn't get as much attention as breast cancer, but uterine cancer - also referred to as endometrial cancer - primarily strikes women over 60, killing more than 8,000 a year.
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If you have diabetes and use glucose test strips to check your blood sugar levels, you need to check the brand name of those strips. A massive recall of up to 62 million strips made by Nova Diabetes Care has just been announced by the company and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
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Regular soda is full of sugar and calories that can make you fat, but what about no-calorie, diet soda? Shouldn't it help keep you from gaining weight?
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It's addictive and can lead to serious chronic disease, so why shouldn't sugar be regulated by the government just like those other addictive, unhealthy substances, tobacco and alcohol?
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