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3 Things People Get Completely Wrong About Vitamin Supplements
You may have seen a concerning headline recently about dietary supplements. Research presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting suggested that taking supplements doesn’t curb cancer, and taking more than needed may actually drive up cancer risk. Specifically,
Dietary Supplements May Increase Your Risk of Cancer
ABC News' Dr. Richard Besser reports on the latest research that may affect your health.
Here's How Your McRib Is Made
McDonald’s Is on a Public Relations Offensive to Explain What's in Its Products
5 Do-It-Yourself Hangover Helpers
Have you heard about the Hangover Heaven Bus in Las Vegas? For $45 and up, it’ll pick you up after a night of hard drinking, give you oxygen, hook you up to an IV (with a proprietary blend of vitamins and medicines) and inject you with mega doses of vitamin B, in a bus decorated more like a
5 Foods That Can Help Boost Fertility
Let's talk about baby-making foods. No, not the aphrodisiacs that will get you and your sweetheart in the mood -- that part's on you (though it wouldn't hurt to flip through the "chocolate Viagra" chapter of my book “Eat It to Beat It”) -- but the foods linked to increased fertility in both men and
Signs You May Have an Iron Deficiency
Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency in the United States, and women are among those at greatest risk. Iron is critical for producing hemoglobin, a protein that helps red blood cells deliver oxygen throughout your body. So without it, everything suffers -- and can lead to
Supplements No Guard Against Country's Top Killers
By Austin Chiang, M.D. The millions of Americans who take daily supplements may be doing nothing to cut their risk of cancer and heart disease, according to updated guidelines released Monday by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force USPSTF. Nearly half of American adults take...
Suzanne Somers' Age-Defying Secrets: Top 21 Perimenopausal Power Foods
In Suzanne Somers’ new book, “I’m Too Young for This! The Natural Hormone Solution to Enjoy Perimenopause,” she encourages her readers to be smart about their food choices. “It’s important to know the jam-packed power of certain foods that will not only protect you from...
Washington State Health Officials Stumped by High Rate of Birth Defects
A high rate of birth defects has confounded Washington health officials, who have been unable to identify a cause. A report released Tuesday by the Washington State Department of Health said that, since 2010, the neighboring counties of Yakima, Benton and Franklin have an unusually high number
8 Ways to Prevent Alzheimer's Disease
It's never too late to make smart lifestyle changes that will protect your health in years to come. Boost brainpower and keep your mind fit for a lifetime with research-backed tips from the book, The Anti-Alzheimer's Prescription. Eat More Fruits and Veggies A population-based cohort study of 1,836