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Red and Processed Meats Linked to Liver Woes

TUESDAY, March 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Bacon lovers, a new study has some bad news for you: Eating a lot of processed and red meats may up your odds for a serious liver condition and insulin resistance, a precursor to type 2 diabetes.

Women May Dismiss Subtle Warning Signs of Heart Disease

TUESDAY, March 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Warning signs of heart disease in women, such as fatigue, body aches and upset stomach, may be shrugged off as symptoms of stress or a hectic lifestyle.

Weight-Loss Surgery Beats Meds for Obese, Diabetic Teens: Study

WEDNESDAY, March 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) Weight-loss surgery may help severely obese teens with type 2 diabetes far more than medication and lifestyle changes alone, new research suggests.

Health Tip: Suggestions to Improve Your Cholesterol

(HealthDay News) -- You should check your cholesterol at least every five years, or more often if there's a problem, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) says.

Three-in-One Pill Shows Promise in Beating High Blood Pressure

TUESDAY, March 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A pill that combines three blood pressure-lowering drugs improves people's chances of lowering their high blood pressure, researchers report.

Great Recession of 2008 Triggered More Than Financial Woes

MONDAY, March 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The economic downturn of a decade ago did more than shrink retirement portfolios: New research shows it also took a toll on people's health.

Vitamin D3 May Benefit Heart Surgery Patients

MONDAY, March 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Many patients have low vitamin D levels before and after open heart surgery, but those levels can be restored to normal with supplementation, a new study suggests.

Barbershop Pharmacists: A Good Rx for High Blood Pressure

MONDAY, March 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A trip to the barbershop could hold the key to not only looking good, but also feeling good.

Annual Eye Exam Is Vital if You Have Diabetes

THURSDAY, March 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A yearly eye exam is a key part of diabetes treatment, experts say.

Blood Pressure Check? There May Soon Be an App for That

WEDNESDAY, March 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Someday soon, a simple touch of a finger to a smartphone case might be enough to provide instant, accurate blood pressure readings.

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