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On behalf of the millions of Americans living with diabetes, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) says it wants to dispel some common myths about the disease.
More than 4 in 10 women with asthma developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and heavy smoking and obesity were among the significant risk factors, a new study found.
Losing weight about 6 months after giving birth lowers a woman's risk of being overweight in the future.
People who have frequent recurrences of a common skin cancer may be at increased risk of a range of other cancers, a new study suggests.
Eating fewer calories is essential when you want to lose weight, but there's growing evidence that the quality of those calories matters, too. Eating high-quality foods not only boosts weight loss, but also reduces your risk for chronic diseases.
The urinary system is the body's way to rid itself of wastes and extra water.
Whole grains are an important part of a balanced diet and can help reduce your risk of developing some chronic diseases.
"Put your listening ears on!" frustrated parents often say. But some kids aren't deliberately tuning out Mom and Dad -- they really can't hear them.
Storing food in the right place in the kitchen can not only make your food last and taste better, but can also help protect you from foodborne illness.
If you have developed swallowing problems as you age, a new study may explain why.