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How More Exercise Might Help Older Women

For older women, exercising more and doing so more vigorously could lead to a reduced risk of death, according to a new study.

High Blood Pressure Threshold Lowered

Because of new American Heart Association (AHA) definitions, many more American adults could be diagnosed with high blood pressure.

Antioxidants and Your Diabetes Risk

Here's another reason you may want to eat antioxidant-rich foods: They may lower your risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.

For Kids, Dietary Supplements May Pose Risks

Many kids and teens are using dietary and herbal supplements, but some health experts have questioned the safety of these over-the-counter products.

GBS: A Preventable Threat to Infants

Many women around the world carry bacteria that could threaten their health and the health of their infants, according to a new study.

How to Celebrate National Diabetes Month

It's National Diabetes Month, and you can celebrate by learning how to better manage your diabetes.

FDA Questions Soy Protein Benefits

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is calling the heart heath benefits of soy protein into question.

How to Prevent Children's Lead Exposure

As health officials in various states attempt to tackle the problem of children's lead exposure, parents' awareness is becoming more important than ever.

A Healthy Reason to Love Your Dog

Your dog may benefit your child's health, according to two new studies.

New Food Allergies: Not Just for Kids

Many new food allergies may develop during adulthood, a new study found.