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Want to prevent deadly diseases? Eat more fiber, study says

A large, new analysis helps confirm that eating lots of grains, vegetables and fruit lowers your risk of dying early from cancer or heart...
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Hepatitis A outbreak spreads to northeast Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (WDEF) - The Alabama Department of Public Health says it is investigating a hepatitis A outbreak that has spread into a second north...

Patients-turned-friends receive historic triple transplants

You wouldn't blame Daru Smith and Sarah McPharlin for keeping their distance from each other while at the University of Chicago Medical Center. They...

Romaine lettuce-linked E. coli outbreak over, CDC says

Updated on: January 10, 2019 / 8:26 AM / CBS/AP FDA limiting food inspections amid shutdown U.S. health officials are declaring an end to a food...

How inflammation in the body could be causing depression

Inflammation in your body could be a factor causing depression, according to a book just published in the U.S. called "The Inflamed Mind: A...

How inflammation in the body could be causing depression

Inflammation in your body could be a factor causing depression, according to a book just published in the U.S. called "The Inflamed Mind: A...

U.S. cancer death rate hits milestone – but it's not all good news

New York — The U.S. cancer death rate has hit a milestone: It's been falling for at least 25 years, according to a new...
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Mom to Mom: How to Get a Full Body Workout

Fitness expert Valerie Smorol has a full body workout that you can do right from home using resistance bands. that are easy to do whether pregnant or not.
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Hospitals now publish rates online

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — A new federal law will now make it easier for you to compare procedure costs among hospitals. As of January 1,...

Do sugar-free sweeteners really help you lose weight?

If you think a switch from sugar to a calorie-free sweetener might help you get healthier and shed pounds, think again. After years of...

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