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Roundup: Mediterranean Diet Ranked No. 1; FDA...

Mediterranean Diet, Focusing on Planted-Based Foods, Wins Top ‘Overall Diet’ Honor for 2019 The so-called Mediterranean diet, which focuses on...

January 4, 2019

Antibiotic Resistance on the Rise — Here’s...

Antibiotics used as frontline treatment to fight bacterial infections have saved millions of lives, but a new report is raising...

November 14, 2018

What to Do When Seasonal Allergies Spring...

Tens of millions of Americans experience seasonal allergies, with spring being the time of year when sneezing, coughing and other...

April 18, 2018

Roundup: Second Wave of Flu?, e-Cig Regulation...

Young Children may be at Risk from Second Wave of Flu, CDC Says The flu season may have already peaked,...

March 30, 2018

Roundup: U.S. Cancer Death Rate Declining But...

A new report finds that 25 percent fewer adults died from cancer in 2014, compared to 1991. That means that...

September 22, 2017

Roundup: 1 in 5 U.S. Adults Infected...

About 1 in 5 U.S. adults under age 60 are infected with a “high-risk” strain of genital human papillomavirus (HPV)...

April 7, 2017

Antibiotics: Curbing Their Misuse and Overuse

In the 21st century, our focus has turned from celebrating these medications for their ability to cure infections to looking...

January 3, 2017

Cold vs. Flu: The Lowdown on Upper...

“Upper respiratory infections” is how many physicians refer to the type of illness that is the No. 1 reason for...

December 5, 2016

One-Third of Antibiotic Prescriptions Are ‘Unnecessary,’ CDC...

Most of these unnecessary antibiotics are prescribed for respiratory conditions caused by viruses – including common colds, and viral sinus and...

May 4, 2016

Overusing Antibiotics?

Unfortunately, a widespread and growing misuse of antibiotics is posing a potential threat that may lead to future antibiotic-resistant infections,...

June 13, 2014

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