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JUL 04, 2015 - Associated Press

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Right to die: Colombian man ends life with government backup

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Dr. Gustavo Quintana walks out of a modest, two-floor apartment building in southern Bogota. Inside his black doctor's bag are vials containing anesthesia and muscle relaxants, a syringe and a rubber tourniquet. The man known in Colombia as Dr. Death has just ended the life of his 234th patient: a middle-aged woman suffering from incurable stomach ...

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JUL 03, 2015 - MSNBC

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Hot dog hysteria: Inside the body of a speed eater

If you find competitive eating contests hard to stomach, imagine what it's like being the stomach of a competitive eater.

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1 HOUR AGO - New York Times

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Well: Ask Well: Guidelines for When Food Goes Bad

Food expiration dates come in various forms, and should be viewed more as guidelines than as hard rules, with common sense being the final judge.

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2 HOURS AGO - Fox News

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5 factors that affect female sex drive

In June, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panelists recommended the approval of Flibanserin, also known as the new female Viagra.

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JUL 04, 2015 - New York Times

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In Health Law, a Boon for Diet Clinics

The Affordable Care Act requires insurers to pay for nutrition and obesity screening, and some doctors see a new business opportunity.

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JUL 01, 2015 - NPR

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A Dose Of Culinary Medicine Sends Med Students To The Kitchen

Aspiring doctors at the University of Chicago are learning how to teach patients about healthy eating. Nutrition advocates say this kind of training is critical to fighting obesity and diabetes.

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20 HOURS AGO - MedPage Today

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Resveratrol Induces Fat Browning, Weight Loss in Mice (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- The polyphenol resveratrol appears to induce the browning of white fat by activating AMPK alpha 1.

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JUL 04, 2015 - UPI

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Bariatric surgery bests diet, exercise in combating diabetes

Brooks HaysPITTSBURGH, July 4 (UPI) -- According to newly published research, weight loss surgery appears to be the most successful treatment for diabetes.

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8 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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How To Live With Food Restrictions

By Sneha Dave for U.S. News Going to the movies is excruciating -- not a typical statement for a teenager to make. I can’t ever concentrate on the film, only the sights and sounds of others eating the favorite food I haven’t been able to consume in years: popcorn. Restricting or cutting out certain foods can be extremely difficult for ...

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JUL 02, 2015 - Washington Times

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1 death reported from salmonella outbreak at NC restaurant

LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) - State health officials say one person has died in connection with a salmonella outbreak at a North Carolina barbecue restaurant. The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services announced the death on its website, but provided no additional details. According to the department, 248 cases of ...

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