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More Good News for Egg Lovers

More Good News for Egg Lovers

Little cardiovascular risk seen in most people with eating up to six eggs a week.

Eating eggs occasionally probably won’t raise your risk of heart attack, stroke or heart failure. That's the latest good news for egg lovers from a Swedish study following two large groups of men and women for 13 years.

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How Much Should You Worry About Meat and Cancer?

How Much Should You Worry About Meat and Cancer?

What you need to know about recent WHO report.

Is the slice of bacon on your BLT really as dangerous as smoking a cigarette? That was the implication of some of the scary headlines about the World Health Organization's recent report stating that processed meat raises the risk of colon, stomach and other cancers.

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Exercise and Your Brain: Should You Sweat It?

Exercise and Your Brain: Should You Sweat It?

Sorting out the confusing research on physical activity and cognition.

While observational studies have shown an association between physical activity and lower rates of mental decline, findings from randomized clinical trials have been mixed. And now the largest and longest such trial has reported surprisingly disappointing results.

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Studies Challenge Bone Benefits of Extra Calcium

Studies Challenge Bone Benefits of Extra Calcium

But Tufts expert says findings are no reason to change your intake goals.

Older adults who’ve been loading up on calcium - either in their diets or in supplement form - to protect their bones recently got a shock on the nightly news: Extra calcium, according to two new headline-making reviews published in BMJ, was not associated with meaningful benefits for improving bone density or reducing fracture risk.

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Mediterranean Diet Linked to Lower Breast-Cancer Risk

Mediterranean Diet Linked to Lower Breast-Cancer Risk

Diet with added olive oil associated with greatest risk reduction.

Hardly a day goes by without headlines touting the health benefits of a Mediterranean-style diet, which has been linked to lower risk of cardiovascular disease and possible brain protection. Now, a recent study suggests this style of eating may also help protect women against breast cancer.

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