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Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling

NEW YORK (AP) — In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.

Ebola virus in Africa outbreak is a new strain

The Ebola virus that has killed scores of people in Guinea this year is a new strain — evidence that the disease did not spread there from outbreaks in some

Ivanka Trump credits low-carb diet and yoga workouts for 30-pound weight loss

Ivanka Trump attributes her 30-pound weight loss just six months after the birth of her … Trump now centers her meals around protein, especially salmon and … and that regular

Study finds signs of brain changes in pot smokers

NEW YORK (AP) — A small study of casual marijuana smokers has turned up evidence of changes in the brain, a possible sign of trouble ahead, researchers say.

The Surprising Truth About Gluten-Free Food and Weight Loss

Gluten-free diets are the latest craze for those looking to lose weight, but … Grocery and health food stores are full of gluten-free cakes, cookies and …

Parks '15 starts “fitness buddies” program to promote exercise among students

The program is aimed at students who want to try new kinds of exercise but may feel intimidated or may not know how to do so. Students can sign up …

When it comes to exercise, start small and work your way up

Today, at 53, Reno is one of the most recognised celebrities in the fitness world — and not only because she recently posed for the cover of Oxygen …

Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling

FILE - In this Friday, March 1, 2013 file photo, Chan Lai Ly, right, has his mouth examined by Honghue Duong, a physician's assistant, as part of a regular check-up related to his diabetes at International Community Health Services in Seattle. Over the last two decades, the rates of heart attacks and strokes among diabetics fell by more than 60 percent, a new federal study shows. The research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was reported in the Thursday, April 17, 2014 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine. The drop is mainly attributed to better screening, medicines and care. The improvements came even as the number of U.S. adults with diabetes more than tripled in those 20 years. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)NEW YORK (AP) — In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.

Bodies By Design: Reasons why exercise is worth your time

Exercise is one of the most effective ways to fight aging. When you age your body loses muscle and bone, while the loss of both are drastically …

Coast Guard, local law enforcement hold active-shooter exercise in Philadelphia | Coast Guard News

PHILADELPHIA — Coast Guard and Philadelphia police and fire department personnel held an active-shooter response exercise at Coast Guard …

Plant Farley conducts hostile action exercise; no cause for concern

The NRC requires nuclear power plants to conduct a hostile action-based emergency exercise at least once every eight years. The primary objective …