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As Kids' Obesity Rises, Brain Health Declines: Study

Kids who are overweight or obese often struggle with school work, and now new research provides clues on how excess weight may harm the developing brain.

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Keep Those New Year's 'Eat Better' Resolutions

Do you resolve each year to do your body some good? Making small changes in diet and exercise will reap big rewards.

The Scoop on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

More than 1 million Americans have myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). Learn about the symptoms of this serious disease.

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Healthy Plant-Based Diets Lower Men's Odds for Colon Cancer

A study of American men finds those who ate the highest average daily amounts of healthy plant-based foods had a 22% lower risk of colon cancer compared to those who ate the lowest amounts of these foods.

Rural Colorado Tries to Fill Health Worker Gaps With Apprenticeships

A Grand Junction program is training and retaining nurse and personal care aides in areas where the aging population is creating a need for them. But challenges remain for these workers.