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HIV battle must focus on hard-hit streets

In U.S. cities, it’s not just what you do, but also your address that can determine whether you will get HIV and whether you...

Full Day’s Calories, Fat and Sodium in an Average Restaurant Meal

Consumers tend to think of sit-down restaurants as offering healthier options than fast-food venues but there is little evidence to support that idea. In...

Nutrition guidelines needed for full-service restaurant chains

Food prepared away from home is typically higher in calories and lower in nutrition than food prepared at home, but it now makes up...

Loving touch critical for premature infants

The benefit that premature infants gain from skin-to-skin contact with their mothers is measurable even 10 years after birth, reports a new study in Biological...

Ethical debate on face transplantation has evolved over time

Once viewed as an "outlandish morally objectionable" concept with science-fiction overtones, face transplantation is now accepted as a "feasible and necessary treatment" for severely...

Mindfulness-based stress reduction helps lower blood pressure

Blood pressure is effectively lowered by mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) for patients with borderline high blood pressure or "prehypertension." This finding is reported in the...

Patients who have excess skin removed stay slimmer

Body contouring surgery to remove excess skin improves long-term weight control in patients after gastric bypass surgery, reports a study in the October issue...

Breast reduction surgery found to improve physical, mental well-being

Breast reduction surgery produces measurable improvements in several important areas of health and quality of life, reports a study in the August issue of...

Want to be safe? Move to the City. No, really.

Large cities in the U.S. are significantly safer than their rural counterparts, with the risk of injury death more than 20 percent higher in...

Despite guidelines to the contrary, practitioners recommend time off for low...

Guidelines for clinical management of patients with low back pain (LBP) encourage health care practitioners to advise staying active and returning to work. Despite this, most practitioners believe work factors ...

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