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Postmenopausal women who consume even moderate amounts of alcohol may face an increased risk of breast cancer

Postmenopausal women who consume even moderate amounts of alcohol may face an increased risk of breast cancer

Carbonated soft drinks can cause heartburn

Carbonated soft drinks can cause heartburn

New study suggests you might benefit from adding more low-fat dairy to your diet

New study suggests you might benefit from adding more low-fat dairy to your diet

New study suggests Pioglitazone HCl may significantly improve key predictors of cardiovascular risk

New study suggests Pioglitazone HCl may significantly improve key predictors of cardiovascular risk

Controlling a person’s weight after they have given up smoking could help maximise the benefits for their lungs

Controlling a person’s weight after they have given up smoking could help maximise the benefits for their lungs

Burden of cardiovascular disease will shift to the developing world

Burden of cardiovascular disease will shift to the developing world

Obesity no longer the domain of the poor

Obesity no longer the domain of the poor

Significant racial differences in the association between education level and weight change for middle-aged women

Significant racial differences in the association between education level and weight change for middle-aged women

War veterans are more likely to be heavy drinkers, heavy smokers and obese

War veterans are more likely to be heavy drinkers, heavy smokers and obese

Discrimination leads to coronary artery calcification in African-American women

Discrimination leads to coronary artery calcification in African-American women

Severely obese children have lipoprotein profiles that signal early risk of cardiovascular disease and the metabolic syndrome

Severely obese children have lipoprotein profiles that signal early risk of cardiovascular disease and the metabolic syndrome

Obese people - add yet another worry to the list

Obese people - add yet another worry to the list

Obesity in middle age increases risk of dementia in later life

Obesity in middle age increases risk of dementia in later life

Abnormal liver tests in a Mediterranean population

Abnormal liver tests in a Mediterranean population

Despite knowledge, very few follow a healthy lifestyle

Despite knowledge, very few follow a healthy lifestyle

Fatness, despite fitness, is linked with cardiovascular risk factors

Fatness, despite fitness, is linked with cardiovascular risk factors

Obesity and insulin resistance fuels cardiovascular risk factors in teens

Obesity and insulin resistance fuels cardiovascular risk factors in teens

Enlarged waist + elevated triglycerides = heart, stroke risks for women

Enlarged waist + elevated triglycerides = heart, stroke risks for women

Being chubby means you may be healthier!

Being chubby means you may be healthier!

Overweight not as bad as once thought

Overweight not as bad as once thought