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  • 'Sumo wrestler' to distance runner

    When Yusuke Kirimoto visited his relatives in Japan, they would jokingly say, "the sumo wrestler is back." Their comments prompted him to change his lifestyle -- and lose 102 pounds.

  • One dance class changed her life

    Angela Baldwin can pinpoint the day she changed the course of her life.

  • Weight loss: What they never tell you

    Shannon Britton lost 268 pounds after having gastric bypass surgery. What she's learned since then will surprise you.

  • Adam's story: 63 pills a day

    The modest clinic on Milpas Street in laid-back Santa Barbara, California, was well known to patients seeking powerful pain medication.

  • Mental health help: Where to turn

    Americans often don't know where to turn when dealing with a loved one with serious mental illness, but experts emphsize there are resources available.

  • Migraines linked to Parkinson's

    People who suffer from migraines with aura during middle age have double the risk of developing Parkinson's disease or other movement disorders later in life than those who do not, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology.

  • Could we erase signs of autism?

    The majority of seven caregivers had success when using early behavioral modification techniques with their children who showed early signs of autism. Five of the seven showed no developmental problems after being a part of the study.

  • Low-carb or low-fat? Doesn't matter

    Anyone who's ever attempted to lose weight knows the frustration of trying (and failing at) different diets. A recent study suggests any low-carbohydrate or low-fat diet can produce significant weight loss results.

  • Live to 100: Laugh more

    Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us how laughing more can help us live to 100.

  • Eat chocolate. Yes, chocolate.

    Dr. Sanjay Gupta tell us how eating certain types of chocolate can help us live to 100.

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  • What to Say When a Friend Gets Divorced

    When a couple decides to end their marriage before "death do us part," the decision can cause a ripple effect among friends and family. You may be tempted to step in to prevent what you consider to be a mistake or maybe you want to exclaim “it’s about time!” Then there are worries about how your friend is holding up or how she’ll manage in the future. But the truth is your soon-to-be-single friend doesn't need to hear any of that.

  • 5 Fuss-Free Steps to Your Best Skin Ever

    Forget any beauty fears that might be lurking at the back of your mind: skin that earns compliments is something that every woman at every age can achieve.

  • Is It Really Okay to Wear White To Another Bride's Wedding?

    I grew up in the South, and there are a few things I learned growing up that are just good, old-fashioned manners. Keep your elbows off the table during meal times, don’t stare, and don’t wear white to a wedding if you’re not the bride. I’ve considered myself a well-mannered sort, and I’ve always stuck pretty close to the rules most of the time. Well, except for this one wedding where the color of my dress came into question.

  • Eat More Fish, Save Your Hearing?

    Eating more fish may reduce a woman's risk for hearing loss, according to a large new study.

  • Positions Are Key When Sex Causes Back Pain

    Guided by movements of couples engaged in sexual intercourse, a new report suggests that alternatives to the traditional missionary-style position can help men who have lower back pain.

  • Could You Be Allergic to Farm Antibiotics?

    Allergic reactions to food are a concern for millions of Americans, and now a study suggests there's a potential new player on the immunology front: Some people may be allergic to the antibiotics used to keep pests away from fruits and vegetables.

  • Have Bad Breath? 6 Simple Tricks to Get Rid of It...for Good

    We’re comfortable asking our dentists about everything from TMJ to teeth whitening…but inquiring about bad breath? Not always the most pleasant conversation. In the name of research, we asked top dental experts to share their tips for diagnosing, preventing and treating halitosis—so you don’t have to.

  • It's Official: Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss

    For people who want to lose weight and boost their heart health, cutting down on carbohydrates may work better than trimming dietary fat, a new study suggests.

  • How to Train Your Brain to Choose Fruit Salad Over French Fries

    You may be able to convince your brain that healthy foods taste better than unhealthy ones, new research suggests.

  • Weekend at the Parents? How to Get It On in a Full House

    Let's face it, sex at your parent’s house (or worse, the in-law’s!) can be tricky. Between the awkward bunking, all that family around, and the total lack of privacy, it often seems hardly worth the effort. But hey, it's still your vacation! Here's how you can sneak in some lovin'.

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  • Gynecologists Resist FDA Over Popular Surgical Tool

    Doctors nationwide are still using morcellators months after the FDA warned they can spread undetected cancer, demonstrating the limits of the regulator's reach into clinical practice.

  • India Expands Campaign to Cut Drug Prices

    India is expanding a campaign to reduce drug prices by capping the amount pharmaceutical companies can charge for more medicines and warning of jail time for executives at firms that don't meet output targets.

  • Official: 7.3 Million Who Picked Health Plans Paid Premiums

    The Obama administration said Thursday that 7.3 million people who have picked health plans through the new insurance exchanges paid premiums, suggesting around 700,000 people later dropped out.

  • U.S. to Tackle Antibiotic Resistance

    The White House unveiled new measures to try to preserve the effectiveness of drugs used to fight human infections as strains of bacteria become increasingly resistant to the existing arsenal of antibiotics.

  • GAO: VA Underestimated Demand for Family Caregiver Program

    The Government Accountability Office found the Department of Veterans Affairs Family Caregiver Program suffered from long wait times and inefficient operations

  • Deadly Outbreak in Venezuela Deemed 'Terrorism'

    President Nicolás Maduro said he ordered the prosecution of doctors who had alerted the public to the recent deaths of nine people in a public hospital from an unidentified but possibly infectious disease.

  • Health Law's Election Impact Dims

    Though Republicans continue to hammer away at the Affordable Care Act, the health-insurance law is losing some of its punch in the 2014 campaign. Polls show that voters don't see the law as a top concern.

  • More Study Urged on Testosterone Drugs

    A Food and Drug Administration panel recommended that makers of testosterone-replacement drugs study possible increased risks of heart attack and stroke from the hot-selling products.

  • Ebola Is New Challenge for U.S. Military

    President Barack Obama's plan to contain the Ebola outbreak in Africa presents the U.S. military with a logistical challenge with few precedents, one that it will be under pressure to execute quickly.

  • Ice Bucket Challenge: When Success Creates Problems of Its Own

    Sometimes, more money can mean more problems. That is what the ALS Association is trying to avoid as the fall season brings an end to the Ice Bucket Challenge, a summer social-media sensation that fueled a record $113.3 million in donations as of Monday.