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Fat No Longer the Focus of New U.S. Dietary Guidelines

FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Nutrition experts are hailing a federal decision to drop recommended restrictions on total fat consumption in the forthcoming 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Over the past decade, research has shown that a diet rich in healthy fats can be better for people, …

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Could Brain Scans Help Guide Treatment for OCD?

Could Brain Scans Help Guide Treatment for OCD? Small study suggests neural activity can point to patients who’ll benefit most from psychotherapy WebMD News from HealthDay By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Psychotherapy can help some people avoid the disruptive behaviors …

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Blood, Saliva Tests May Spot Head and Neck Cancers Early

These Tests May Spot Head and Neck Cancers Early Study shows potential for noninvasive tumor detection WebMD News from HealthDay By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Scientists report they’ve found DNA from head and neck cancer tumors in patients’ blood and saliva …

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Skinny Jeans Took a Tight Toll on This Lady's Legs

Skinny Jeans Took a Tight Toll on This Lady’s Legs WebMD Health News June 23, 2015 — Squatting for a long time while wearing skinny jeans can damage muscles and nerves in the legs, according to a new case study published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. …

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Social Anxiety? Fermented Foods May Help

Social Anxiety? Fermented Foods May Help By Megan BrooksMedscape Medical News June 18, 2015 — A diet rich in fermented foods and drinks likely to contain probiotics may help curb social anxiety in young adults, new research suggests. The study points to a promising link. It doesn’t prove cause …

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Get the Scoop on Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes: Are You as Smart as a 2nd Grader? By Suzanne VerityWebMD Feature WebMD Archive All you really need to know about type 1 diabetes Eric Hamblin likely learned in kindergarten. This 8-year-old was diagnosed at 18 months of age, and he already has enough …

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