Women who gain weight after their 18th birthday are more likely to develop asthma as adults than those who do not, according to a study of more than 85,000 registered nurses conducted by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health.
WASHINGTON - New federal nutrition guidelines proposed Thursday would for the first time make a clear distinction between fats Americans should eat and fats they should avoid.
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SAN DIEGO - Vitamin C pills may speed up hardening of the arteries, researchers suggest in a new study they called a disturbing surprise.
Once it was glamorous and sexy: a Hollywood siren pulling out a cigarette and a suave man bending over to light it. But that was well before the surgeon general's report on smoking - well before we knew that smoking is deadly. Or was it?
A combination of healthy diet, moderate physical exercise, no smoking and limited alcohol consumption can lower women's risk of heart disease by as much as 83 percent and stroke by 75 percent, a study published Thursday reports. .
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Lee Ann Womack has gone from playing free shows for cowboys to selling out concerts on the city's glitzy strip.
Children whose parents work night shifts are much more likely to fail in school, a Harvard School of Public Health researcher has found.
It is basketball season and it is wrestling season, and I have a basketball player and a wrestler under my roof.
Scientists have identified a gene that may help explain why moderate drinking can ward off heart attacks.
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