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How to Keep a Diet Diary

TUESDAY, June 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — To some people, keeping a food diary might seem old hat or just another busy-work task on your diet to-do list. But when done correctly (and diligently), it’s…

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Warning Labels Can Scare Folks Away From Sugary Drinks

TUESDAY, June 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People are less likely to buy sugary drinks if they see warning labels that include graphic pictures of health consequences such as obesity, diabetes and tooth decay, researchers…




Strategies to Avoid Sunburn

FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you could protect yourself from cancer, you’d do it, right? Yet most Americans still aren’t taking the easiest step to prevent the most commonly diagnosed type —…


The Hot Dog You Shouldn’t Have

FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The scorching heat of summer poses dangers to people, but dogs also need protection from soaring temperatures, one veterinarian warns. Benjamin Brainard, director of clinical research at the…



Sleepless Nights Haunt 1 in 4 Americans

THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Good sleep is hard to come by for the 25 percent of Americans who experience a period of severe insomnia each year, new research suggests. There was some…


Know the Signs of Postpartum Depression

THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Having a baby is a unique joy, yet it can also bring profound sadness to some women. In fact, about 13 percent of new mothers will experience a…