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Could Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Blood Sugar?

Posted on September 17, 2014
If you’re one of the millions of Americans for whom diet sodas and artificially sweetened desserts play leading roles in the effort to shed pounds and ward off long-term diseases such as dia …

The 411 on Skin Lighteners

Posted on September 17, 2014
Want to even out your skin tone? From sun damage to acne scars, these new potions can help.

Major U.S. Food Makers Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories From Products: Report

Posted on September 17, 2014
16 companies exceeded pledge, but more work needed, experts say

Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids

Posted on September 17, 2014
Association between phthalates and lung disorder needs additional research, study authors say

Urine Test for HPV Works Well, Analysis Finds

Posted on September 17, 2014
It's a less invasive way to spot virus linked to cervical cancer; may increase screening rates, researchers say

Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, Says New Report

Posted on September 16, 2014
But aging population and increasing obesity threaten progress

Most Treatments for Blood Clots Appear Safe, Effective

Posted on September 16, 2014
Analysis of studies shows almost all strategies have similar outcomes, Canadian researchers report

U.S. Waistlines Keep Growing, With Women Leading the Way

Posted on September 16, 2014
Average is nearly 39 inches, CDC researchers find

Combo Therapy Best for COPD: Study

Posted on September 16, 2014
Researchers found two-drug regimen cut death, hospitalization rates for the respiratory disease

Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC

Posted on September 16, 2014
Increases highest among whites, and people between 55 and 64