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Healthy Fats and Your Cholesterol

Ditching the cheese and fatty meats for healthy fats like those that come from vegetable oils may have a positive effect on your cholesterol levels, according to a new scientific statement.

How the HPV Vaccine Could Help the World

A simple vaccine could prevent cancer for hundreds of thousands of women around the world each year, according to new research.

The World Has a Weight Problem

Obesity may damage the health of more than 2 billion people around the world, a new study found.

Zika in the US: What It Means for Babies

Pregnant women in the United States may face a higher risk for Zika virus than previously thought, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Pregnancy Weight Tied to Health Effects

Gaining too much or too little weight during pregnancy may affect the baby's birth weight, risk for preterm birth and the likelihood of cesarean section (C-section) delivery, a new study found.

EpiPen Alternative Approved

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat allergic reactions.

The Keys to Diabetes Management

Taking medications as prescribed can make all the difference and this is no different for those with diabetes, according to a new study.

Blood Thinners: Are You Getting the Right Dose?

Some people taking blood-thinning medications might be getting the wrong dose, according to a new study.

Packaged Foods See Sodium Decrease

Dietary sodium in packaged foods and beverages appears to have decreased in recent years, according to a new study.

Heart Disease: A Global Problem

Around a third of deaths around the world are the result of heart disease, according to a new study.