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Some surprising news has developed for overweight or obese people with Type 2 diabetes.

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11alive on August 10th, 2012

A new government study finds overall cholesterol levels in children and teens have decreased over the last two decades.

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11alive on August 10th, 2012

According to findings released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more Americans are walking regularly to get in shape, but we need to pick up the pace.

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Georgia students can expect to see more fruits and vegetables in their school lunches under new federal guidelines aimed at adding more nutrition to their diets.

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11alive on July 21st, 2012

The number of whooping cough cases in the United States may hit a record high this year, federal health officials reported Thursday.

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The idea of a special diet that relieves arthritis symptoms has been around since the 1930s. But does a diet like this really work?

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Mom was right; turn off the television, get off the computer and do something.

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According to research performed by a group of European and American scientists and professors, a 10 percent decrease of carbohydrate intake or an increase in the amount of protein eaten statistically raised the frequency of cardiovascular disease.

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A new American Heart Association study concluded that drinking two 8 ounce cups of coffee a day can lower a person's risk of heart disease by 11 percent.

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Would you go to a drugstore to get tested for AIDS?

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