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Lentils with a side of rice: the save-the-world diet?

Lentils with a side of rice: the save-the-world diet?

Here is a rundown of the daily meal plan that dozens of health and environment experts...

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Swapping 30 mins of sitting around with physical activity cut the risk of early...

Swapping 30 mins of sitting around with physical activity...

The findings stress on the importance of movement, regardless of its intensity or...

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Genes may help predict how long a person will live: Study

Genes may help predict how long a person will live: Study

People who score in the top 10 per cent of the population might expect to live up...

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Weekly Health Quiz: Weight Loss, Cholesterol and a Deadly Virus

Weekly Health Quiz: Weight Loss, Cholesterol and a Deadly...

Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.

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One in 10 Adults Have a Food Allergy. Many More Say They Have One.

One in 10 Adults Have a Food Allergy. Many More Say They...

More than 26 million American adults have a food allergy; almost as many say they...

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F.D.A. Accuses Juul and Altria of Backing Off Plan to Stop Youth Vaping

F.D.A. Accuses Juul and Altria of Backing Off Plan to Stop...

Commissioner Scott Gottlieb says the terms of the new partnership between the two...

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11-Year-Old Boy’s Death in Brooklyn May Have Been Caused by Airborne Fish Proteins

11-Year-Old Boy’s Death in Brooklyn May Have Been Caused...

The boy, Cameron Jean-Pierre, 11, had asthma and was allergic to fish and peanuts....

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Jazmine Barnes Case Shows How Trauma Can Affect Memory

Jazmine Barnes Case Shows How Trauma Can Affect Memory

Eyewitness testimony is unreliable because people try to understand a traumatic...

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Donors of Rare Blood Type Sought to Save a Miami Toddler

Donors of Rare Blood Type Sought to Save a Miami Toddler

Zainab Mughal, 2, has cancer. Her treatments depend on frequent blood transfusions,...

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Congo Says Baby Girl Is Youngest Survivor of Ebola Outbreak

Congo Says Baby Girl Is Youngest Survivor of Ebola Outbreak

Congolese are calling the infant named Benedicte, who was admitted to an Ebola treatment...

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Health Law Could Be Hard to Knock Down Despite Judge’s Ruling

Health Law Could Be Hard to Knock Down Despite Judge’s...

Legal scholars on opposite sides of previous Obamacare court decisions find the...

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What Is Talc, Where Is It Used and Why Is Asbestos a Concern?

What Is Talc, Where Is It Used and Why Is Asbestos a Concern?

Here's what you need to know about talc and the health-related claims surrounding...

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In Battle Over Johnson’s Baby Powder, Asbestos Opens a New Legal Front

In Battle Over Johnson’s Baby Powder, Asbestos Opens a...

Johnson & Johnson says its product is safe. But asbestos, a carcinogen that can...

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Crohn's, Colitis May Be Tied to Prostate Cancer

Crohn's, Colitis May Be Tied to Prostate Cancer

In a recent study, men with inflammatory bowel disease had higher PSA levels and...

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PT For Joint Pain Can Help You Avoid Opioids

PT For Joint Pain Can Help You Avoid Opioids

A study,of nearly 89,000 U.S. patients found that people given physical therapy...