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Conversely, the so-called Southern diet, which focuses on meats, fried and processed foods and lots of sweet tea, was tied to a 72% increased risk of heart failure.
When it comes to processed foods, the concern is usually directed toward ingredients like added sugar, sodium and trans fats. But there's also a host of additives that, according to the U.S.
The weight difference among users and nonusers was modest -- about 2 pounds for someone 5 feet, 7 inches tall who weighed about 200 pounds at the start of the study.
If you have ADHD, you may sense your partner is sometimes frustrated by your behavior, but you might not know exactly what's bothering her -- or what to do about it. Everyone's different, but there are some common things like disorganization, forgetfulness, or blurting out your thoughts, that can trigger friction.
Worldwide, injuries from accidents, falls and burns (22%), heart attacks (17%), lung infections (11%) and strokes (7%) were the leading emergencies in 2015.
Almost half of baby boomers in a WebMD reader survey said they haven't been tested for hepatitis C. And as many aren't aware that a cure exists.
It's an imperfect vaccine but it still has the potential to save tens of thousands of lives," one expert said.
Over time, one expert said, exposure to high amounts of such contaminants can prompt the onset of progressive lung illnesses such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis and asthma.
A comparison of full-time salaries in primary care shows that male doctors' earnings grew to 25% more than their female counterparts' earnings this year ($258,000 vs. $207,000).
About 495,000 Bullseye's Playground wooden toy vehicles have been recalled by Target because the wheels can come off and pose a choking hazard to children, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said Tuesday.
In contrast, the more time a girl spent gaming at age 10, the more social interaction difficulties she experienced by age 12.
Earlier this year, another study -- pulling from the same data source -- found that middle-aged adults with abdominal obesity tended to have less gray matter volume than their normal-weight counterparts.
The different treatment of expectant women and men -- known as the "motherhood penalty" and the "fatherhood premium" -- has been documented in previous studies, but the researchers said this is the first one to show that women who feel unwelcome the workplace may decide to opt out.
In the U.S., total sitting time from 2007 to 2016 rose by about an hour a day, to 8.
Metformin doesn't seem to be particularly helpful for shedding pounds in the first place, though.
More Americans than ever are opting out of a morning meal.
These new findings indicate that despair is pervasive throughout Generation X, affecting people regardless of their race, background or family income.
Just a few months into the year, the United States is set to break an annual record for the number of measles cases.
Who is to blame for the average person's jaded palate when it comes to foods that supposedly are or are not healthy?
Like many things food-related, it depends on whom you ask.
Among the 1 in 5 who didn't drink any water daily, sugared-drink calories totaled 200, on average, compared with 100 calories a day among water drinkers.