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New Research Shows That Skim Milk Doesn’t Prevent Obesity; Study Shows That People Who Drink Lower-Fat Milk Actually Gained Weight

Think drinking skim milk will help you lose weight?  Think again!

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Five Celebrities Who Have Battled Heart Disease

Money, power, drivers, personal assistants at your beck and call ... who doesn't occasionally fantasize about being famous? From the pages of those glossy magazines, it seems like celebrities have it all. And it turns out they really do have it all—even heart disease.

As we near the end of National Heart Health Month, it's important to remember that no one is immune to heart disease, not even those people staring back at us from the magazine covers. Here are five celebrities who have battled heart disease:

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Doctors Penalized For Not Using Electronic Health Records

Your doctor might be penalized by the U.S. Government for doing his job.

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4 Foods to Avoid if You Want a Healthy Heart, and 4 to Replace Them With

February is American Heart Month, and a number of celebrities have gotten in on the message—in particular, Allison Janney. Janney is now the spokesperson for Go Red for Women, a campaign by the American Heart Association aimed at spreading awareness that the number one killer of women (and men) is heart disease.

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Source: Official White House Pool 2012
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What Will Obamacare Cost? IRS Estimates $20,000 Minimum A Year For Average Family

(Photo by Martin H. Simon-Pool/Getty Images)With the passage of the Affordable Health Care Act - or Obamacare - everyone will be mandated to buy health insurance or pay a tax to the Internal Revenue Service.

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The 3 Biggest Mistakes People Make in the Gym

Every week, Coach Rick Scarpulla answers questions from readers and gives advice about strength training and fitness. This week, we had a question of our own, so we asked Rick "what are the biggest mi

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6 Myths About Heart Disease Debunked to Keep You Healthy

February is American Heart Month, which is a good time to take stock of your ticker to make sure you’re doing all you can to remain healthy and happy.

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Source: Gordon Lew via flickr
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New Study Sheds Light On The Ten Germiest Places In A Restaurant

If you're like most people, you dine out for at least one meal a week in a restaurant.  And, you'd like to think that the food and the environment is as safe and clean as your own home. Unfortunately, it's no surprise that they're not - and a recent study sheds light on the "most-germiest" places in a restaurant.  The worst part:  The restroom isn't in first place!

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Changes are Coming to the Nutrition Labels on the Foods You Buy

The Food and Drug Administration is making changes to the nutrition labels you see on the products you buy at the grocery store.  The alterations are aimed at helping customers make "health choices".

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Yearly Physicals Make Sense, Or Do They?

Routine checkups can pick up early signs of disease and get you on treatment that could save your life. Or can they?

According to Time.com, the latest review, published in the Cochrane Library from the The Cochrane Collaboration, shows that such vigilance does not reduce the risk of dying from from serious illnesses like cancer and heart disease, and may cause unnecessary harm instead.

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Standing Up Is an Easy Way to Improve Your Health

You exercise, eat well and don’t smoke, but if you think that’s all it takes to be healthy, think again.

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Biggest West Nile Virus Breakout Hits The U.S.

The United States has the biggest outbreak of West Nile Virus according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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