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What's Actually In Chicken Nuggets

Reuters | Posted 10.04.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Stand-up comedians have long joked that some things, like the actual components of chicken nuggets, are better left myster...

7 Steps to Reverse Acid Reflux

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

44 percent of Americans have heartburn at least once a month. 25 to 35 percent have reflux. It causes tremendous problems, and nobody is asking why. Is there some other factor that's driving this epidemic?

Healthy Aging for a Sustainable Workforce

Peter Goldbach, MD | Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Peter Goldbach, MD

Meaningful, personalized, whole person engagement ensures that the investment in health and wellness will be maximized for both the companies and people who need it to work. If employers and employees buy in to this, both will be happy, healthy and productive for years to come.

The Gamble: Drinking While Pregnant

Kalyn Weber | Posted 11.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Kalyn Weber

When did it become "trendy" again to say, "It's totally fine to have a glass of wine every once in awhile when I am pregnant, right?"

Are You Going to Be a Specialist? Or Just a GP?

Penny Wilson | Posted 11.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Penny Wilson

I'm not "just" a GP. I'm a broadly-skilled, sub-specialized, expert GP, providing a damn fine health service to my patients and my community. And I absolutely love it.

Medicare Supplemental Policies: Do You Need One?

David Belk | Posted 11.16.2013 | Healthy Living
David Belk

Medicare coverage goes far beyond what almost anyone would ever need, so buying a Medicare supplemental policy amounts to little more than giving an insurance company your money so that they can keep it.

Being Less Dense About Breast Cancer Screening

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.13.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

A false sense of security from a "normal" mammogram in a woman with dense breast tissue is just the kind of trouble we want to avoid. And while mammograms save lives, they have limitations- and the best screening programs account for them.

This Horrifying Ad Campaign Caused 100,000 People To Quit Smoking

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 09.10.2013 | Healthy Living

A three-month ad campaign called "Tips From Former Smokers" that ran last year caused about 100,000 people to permanently quit smoking, according to e...

Faster, Fitter and Better? It's as Easy as 10-20-30

Jill S. Brown | Posted 10.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

High-intensity interval training has been all the rage for total body fitness the last several years. If you've been intrigued by the results people have achieved from home workout videos like Insanity, CrossFit or BodyRockTV, you're seeing the indisputable results of interval training.

State Senate Passes Restrictive Bill

AP | EMERY P. DALESIO | Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina's Republican-led Legislature has approved new abortion rules that backers say will make the procedure safer, but that ...

Laura Schocker

Did Michael Jackson Go 60 Days Without Sleep?

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Schocker | Posted 06.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Michael Jackson's profound difficulty sleeping has taken center stage in the controversy surrounding his death, with expert testimony at his wrongful ...

10-Year-Old Undergoes Successful Lung Transplant After Serious Legal Battle

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE and MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA — A 10-year-old girl whose efforts to qualify for an organ donation spurred public debate over how organs are allocated underwent a...

U.S. Surgeon General Stepping Down

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin says she plans to step down next month after four years as "America's doctor." In an email to...

Colorado Governor Signs Bill Regulating Naturopathic Doctors

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 08.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

Americans deserve the right to choose the kind of doctor they want to see, and many would like the opportunity to work with a naturopathic doctor side by side with other state of the art medical care providers.

A Most Dangerous Race

Dr. Lynn C. Klotz | Posted 07.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lynn C. Klotz

The United States should take the lead in starting discussions toward an international agreement requiring the strictest oversight and highest biosafety level for research on other potentially highly contagious and lethal pathogens.