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HEALTH AND WELLNESS

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Food stamp use linked to raised early death risk in study

Americans who use or are eligible for food stamps have a higher risk of premature death than people who aren't eligible for them, a new study finds.

Millions with metabolic syndrome not getting the vitamin E they need

A study from Oregon State University shows that people with metabolic syndrome may not be getting sufficient amounts of vitamin E, an antioxidant vital for cell protection, gene expression and immune function.

Peta Murgatroyd shares photo of ‘real life’ post-baby body

New mom Peta Murgatroyd is giving fans a glimpse of her "real life" post-baby body.

Acupuncture may help babies with colic, researchers say

For beleaguered parents desperate to soothe a colicky baby, Swedish researchers have a novel suggestion -- acupuncture.

‘Superbug’ widespread in hospitals, must be monitored, study says

A type of potentially deadly drug-resistant bacteria is more widespread in U.S. hospitals than previously thought and needs to be more closely monitored, a new study suggests.

Many soccer injuries avoidable when proper attention paid, doctors say

As children's soccer has become more popular in the United States, soccer-related injuries have also become more common, the American Academy of Pediatrics says.

Frostbite poses greater health danger than many suspect

Did you know frostbite can occur within minutes? Keeping fingers and toes warm and dry when you work or play outside is a must in icy weather, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says.

USDA report shows 10 percent of food stamps go to buying...

Aside from meat, Americans on food stamps spend the largest portion of their grocery budget buying sugary soft drinks, according to a new report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Eating hot chili peppers linked to decreased mortality: Study

Researchers at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont have found that consuming hot red chili peppers may reduce total mortality.

Two-thirds of packaged foods, drinks in Canada have added sugars, study...

Two-thirds of packaged foods and beverages in Canada contain at least one added sugar, a new study shows.