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A meta-analysis of 27 trials. The association has been repeatedly demonstrated in longitudinal studies in different populations, with a striking gradient of risk apparent with increasing levels of BMI, adult weight gain, waist circumference or waist-to-hip ratio. Skip to main content. In high-income countries and increasingly in low income countries these energy-dense foods are not only highly processed low NSP but also micronutrient-poor, further diminishing their nutritional value. Guttormsen AB et al.

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Food and Drug Administration says teenage use of e-cigarettes has reached "epidemic" levels in the U. Cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe's capital escalates; 21 dead Zimbabwe's police ban "public gatherings" in Harare in effort to curb cholera outbreak that has killed 21 people. How one mother changed an organ transplant policy to save her daughter's life Five years ago, Sarah Murnaghan's case gained national attention.

Supplier error got Nevada its execution drugs Nevada's prisons chief says more than drug companies refused to supply drugs for use in an execution. For teens, trans boys are more likely to attempt suicide than others: Study They reported at least one suicide attempt in the last year, the study found.

Milk does a body good: Study Consuming dairy products also lowered rates of cardiovascular disease. Semi-automatic rifles more deadly New research shows active shooters with semi-automatic rifles wound and kill twice as many people as those using non-automatic weapons.

Unwitting patients, copycat comments play hidden role in federal rule-making This story is from Kaiser Health News. A proposal to sharply cut a drug discount program that many hospitals rely on drew some 1, comments when the Many California marijuana products failing safety tests Tests for potency and purity have been required since July. Can you give up added sugars for a whole month?

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Asian-American women want to end the stigma around mental health treatment A new generation willing to talk about it and fight for it in a new way.

Scientists say they've developed blood test that can detect internal body clock The blood test could be a breakthrough in circadian rhythm research. Talking with your toddler could boost IQ scores and language skills later: Study Talking with toddlers is increasingly being recognized as vital. In Minnesota's worst measles outbreak, a battle of beliefs over vaccines May 4.

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