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Obesity and Kidney Disease: What Some Don't Know
In the case of patients with obesity and their risk of kidney disease, what they don't know might hurt them — and many don't know, a new study found.
What Do Prepackaged Foods Mean for Weight loss?
Portioned and prepackaged entrees may promote greater weight and fat loss, according to a new study.
Grilling Safety Tips
As you prepare for Summer, it's important to know the dangers associated with cleaning the grill with wire-bristle brushes, according to a new study.
The Key to Cancer-Free
There's no sure way to prevent cancer, but practicing a healthy lifestyle can help a lot, a new study found.
Nutrition Labels Are Getting a New Look
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is updating nutrition facts labels for most packaged foods.
Artificially Sweetened Drinks During Pregnancy
Artificial sweeteners have become increasingly common. A new study looked at the link between artificial sweetener intake during pregnancy and baby's body mass index (BMI).
How to Cut Obesity Risk
Countless studies have evaluated specific interventions to manage weight. But a new study may have found an intervention that will effectively prevent weight gain.
Child Obesity in the US: Still Growing
Over the last 30 years, obesity prevalence has increased in all age groups, a new study found. That new study looked at the trends after recent efforts to decrease obesity.
When Supplements, Antidepressants Team Up
Certain nutritional supplements may help antidepressants do their job better in patients with depression, a new study found.
A Healthy Diet for Heart Patients
In patients with coronary artery disease, the Mediterranean diet may reduce heart attack and stroke risk, a new study found.