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Calling a girl, "too fat" may actually increase her chances of being obese later in life, the Los Angeles Times reports. The finding is based on a study in JAMA Pediatrics that asked 10 year old girls to report if they were labeled "too fat" by their "father, mother, brother, sister, best girlfriend, boy...
A new article published by Reuters reports that "One in three adults in the U.S. is taking both prescription medications and dietary supplements, creating a risk for dangerous interactions, according to a new study" published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Researchers found that...
"The American Heart Association released new guidelines to help doctors to diagnose congenital heart disease earlier in the pregnancy, and treat infants more effectively," according to an article in The Washington Post. For women who are at risk of having a child with congenital heart disease, the...