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Carb Cycling: An Exercise in Weight Loss

Carb cycling can help you lose weight, boost energy and improve overall health. But what is it, why does it work and how can you get started?

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The Real Hazards of Chewing Tobacco and Snuff

Chewing tobacco has many health risks including cancer (and not just oral cancer.) Learn more about the hazards of chewing tobacco and how to quit the habit. 

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Benign Breast Lumps

If you find a lump in your breast, don't delay -- see your doctor as soon as possible. Anything you notice that's different from your normal breast tissue should be investigated. The good news is that more than 80 percent of breast lumps turn out to be benign tumors or cysts.

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Can Intermittent Fasting Help Reverse Type 2 Diabetes?

Intermittent fasting can help you lose weight, boost energy and improve overall health. A new study suggests that planned intermittent fasting can also help reverse type 2 diabetes, and cut out the need for insulin while controlling blood glucose.

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Later Breakfast, Earlier Dinner Might Help You Shed Body Fat

What is intermittent fasting?  Could the timing of your breakfast and dinner help you eat less and lose body fat?  A small, preliminary study suggests it's possible.
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Taking a Stand at Work

Many studies have pointed to the serious health threats of long periods of uninterrupted sitting at home or at work.

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Exercising on an Empty Stomach: Good Idea or Not?

 

It's an age-old question, whether it's better to exercise before or after eating.

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Stress and Weight Gain

Ding Dongs and Doritos have never solved anyone's problems, but that doesn't keep us from seeking solace in food. When work gets hectic, when plans fall apart, when relationships founder, we often try to calm our minds by filling our stomachs.

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Genital Herpes (HSV-2)

Genital herpes is caused by a virus called herpes simplex virus type 2, or HSV-2. Once infected, the virus stays in the body, but there are many things you can do to relieve symptoms and prevent outbreaks.

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What Makes Up the American Gut?

Want a healthy gut? New research suggests you should eat plenty of fruits and veggies, avoid antibiotics and take care of your mental health.

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