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How Much Sugar is in That? 7 Foods With Added Sugar

Health officials say people should eat less sugar. But that's easier said than done.

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DC & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Study: Performance on Treadmill Test Predicts Mortality

How far can you run on a treadmill? According to a new study, your answer to that question may determine how long you have left to live.

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Study: 5 Cups Of Coffee A Day Can Lower Heart Attack Risk

Drinking five cups of coffee a day can lower the risk of heart attacks, a new study finds.

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New Treatment Could Give Migraine Sufferers More Relief

A treatment involving medicine administered through the nasal passages of migraine sufferers via a catheter is the latest breakthrough in cluster headache research, according to the results of a study being presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s Annual Scientific Meeting this week.

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Study: Suicide Rise In Middle-Age Adults Linked To Recession

A study has found that the rate of suicide among adults ages 40-64 increased from 15.5 percent per 100,000 people to 18.2 percent per 100,000 people.

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Unemployment Can Profoundly Affect Your Personality, Study Shows

Anyone who has been unemployed knows — being out of work has a profound affect on you.

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Va. Governor OKs Marijuana Oils for Treating Epilepsy

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed into law a measure that allows the use of derivatives of the marijuana plant for treating severe epilepsy.

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Study: Nasty Stomach Bug Much More Common Than Thought in U.S.

A nasty intestinal bug sickens nearly twice as many Americans each year as was previously thought, according to the largest U.S. study to look at the problem.

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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?

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