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Study Brings About Concerns For Using Niacin To Treat Cholesterol

Niacin, which is vitamin B3, has been prescribed for years to people with high cholesterol because it lowers the bad LDL (low density lipoproteins) and raises the good HDL (high density lipoproteins).


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New Study Links Eating Nuts To A Longer Life

Is it nutty to think nuts could be linked to longer life? A study in the New England Journal of Medicine says the idea might not be so cracked up.


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New Heart Attack Plan Being Put In Place For Region

Emergency care for heart attacks is getting a new focus.


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Wheezing While Sick Could Mean A Higher Risk Of Asthma In Kids

Does your child wheeze when he’s sick? If so, he could have a higher risk of asthma.


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New Research Shows Mediterranean Diet Is Good For Heart Health

The Mediterranean Diet has been around for some time, but Spanish research published Monday in the New England Journal of Medicine claims a 30 percent reduction in heart disease, primarily strokes, compared to those favoring a low-fat diet.


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Study Finds Longer-Acting Birth Control Options More Reliable

A new study on birth control finds longer-acting options are much more reliable.


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Snacks In Moderation May Sabotage Your Diet

Do you have a daily indulgence in your diet? Even in moderation, your everyday treat may sabotage your weight.


Doctors at Children's Hospital are participating in a 10-year study looking at the potential role baby formula plays in the development of Type I diabetes.

Infant Formula Could Play Role In Type I Diabetes

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Type I diabetes typically strikes in childhood and requires careful monitoring with finger sticks and insulin injections. Local researchers are hoping to be able to prevent the condition with diet. Can feeding […]