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Kombucha Craze: Wildly Popular Despite Unproven Health Benefits

Kombucha's health benefits haven't been fully proven, but that hasn't stopped the fermented drink from becoming wildly popular.

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DC & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Study: Diabetic Heart Attacks and Strokes Falling

In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.

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Study Finds Signs of Brain Changes in Pot Smokers

A small study of casual marijuana smokers has turned up evidence of changes in the brain, a possible sign of trouble ahead, researchers say.

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Study: Snack Might Help Avoid Fight With Spouse

A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study that used voodoo dolls is right.

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Gingrich Blasts Ideologues’ Behind Health Law

Newt Gingrich isn’t holding back in his criticism of the Cabinet secretary and others behind the troubled rollout of the health care law.

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Calif. Democrats Walk Middle Path In Health Debate

Democratic Rep. Ami Bera has been making a habit lately of bucking his own president and voting with the Republican majority in the House as it moves to amend or overturn parts of the national health care law.

President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget Sylvia Mathews Burwell, applaud HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for her service during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House, on April 11, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

New ‘Face,’ But Same Old Problems For ‘Obamacare’

President Barack Obama says he’s nominating his budget director, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, to succeed Kathleen Sebelius as Health and Human Services secretary.

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Dieters Move Past Calories, Food Makers Follow

Obsessing over calories alone has left dieters with an empty feeling.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?