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A Big Belly Bad for Your Heart

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Those with a normal BMI (an estimate of overall body fat based on height and weight) but high levels of belly fat were about twice as likely to have a heart attack, procedures to open blocked arteries, or to die from heart problems during the follow-up than people without belly fat.

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Limit Alcohol To One Drink a Day: Study

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Adults who exceed the one-drink-a-day limit can expect to die at a younger age than those who do not.

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Personal Health: Are G.M.O. Foods Safe?

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In the decades since the first genetically modified foods reached the market, no adverse health effects among consumers have been found.

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Company Recalls More Than 200 Million Eggs Due to Salmonella Scare

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Nearly 207 million eggs produced at a farm in Hyde County, N.C., are being voluntarily recalled because of concerns of contamination with the salmonella bacteria.

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Personal Health: Weighing the Pros and Cons of Statins

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Statins are often given to healthy people to prevent a potentially devastating problem, so some patients object to taking them.

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Video: How diabetes affects your blood sugar

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Diabetes affects your body's ability to use sugar for energy. See how diabetes, blood sugar and insulin are related.
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