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Are saturated fats really bad for you? Maybe not

It's been a diet truism for years: Avoid saturated fat, such as in meats and full-fat dairy products. But a new study says that might not be such a sure thing.

Monday - 03/24/2014, 04:56am EDT

Pilots' mental health a concern amid jet mystery

Disappearance of Malaysia Airlines jet stirs concern about screening for pilots' mental health

Monday - 03/24/2014, 04:56am EDT

For kids of bankrupt Detroit, challenges abound

'A difficult place to be a child' _ challenges abound, yet hopes run high for Detroit's youth

Monday - 03/24/2014, 04:33am EDT

US Treasury Secretary Lew to undergo surgery

US Treasury announces Secretary Lew to undergo outpatient surgery to treat enlarged prostate

Monday - 03/24/2014, 04:08am EDT

U.Va. to hold memorial service for Richard Edlich

U.Va. to hold memorial service for Richard Edlich, founder of Burn and Wound Healing Center

Monday - 03/24/2014, 03:10am EDT

Hamlin scratched at Fontana with sinus infection

Denny Hamlin won't race at Fontana due to a sinus infection; Sam Hornish Jr. replaces him

Monday - 03/24/2014, 12:01am EDT

Oklahoma City manager DeFrancesco has cancer

Oklahoma City RedHawks manager DeFrancesco has cancer; takes leave from team for treatment

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 08:00pm EDT

Ebola detected in Guinea victims, 50 dead

Ebola detected among Guinea fever victims, government says more than 50 dead

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 06:40pm EDT

Researchers notice a big rise in probiotic use

People are getting more of the good bacteria that crowds out the bad bacteria in your gut. Probiotics can also reduce stress and aid weight loss.

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 06:11pm EDT

Minnesota company recalls several food products

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 05:30pm EDT

New U.Va. building to house all pediatric care

All of the University of Virginia Medical Center's pediatric departments will be housed in one building later this year.

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 04:00pm EDT

Report: Labor in tub OK but water births unproven

Report to OB/GYNs: Warm tub helps labor pain but questions about risks, benefit of water birth

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 12:20pm EDT

Arkansas court tosses $1.2B judgment against J&J

Arkansas Supreme Court overturns $1.2B judgment against Johnson & Johnson over drug marketing

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 11:16am EDT

Busy day to 'organized chaos' after Boston bombing

Nurses, doctor say normal, busy day turned to 'organized chaos' after Boston Marathon bombing

Sunday - 03/23/2014, 12:20am EDT

'Thunder' case suspect says he has mental illness

Thunder From Down Under suspect says he suffers from mental-health problems, needs therapy

Saturday - 03/22/2014, 10:00pm EDT

Five-second rule not just a myth

The "five-second rule" is more than an old wives' tale, according to a new study.

Saturday - 03/22/2014, 04:54pm EDT

Half of US adults 40 to 75 eligible for statins

Study: New cholesterol guidelines mean half of US adults 40 to 75 should consider statin drugs

Saturday - 03/22/2014, 02:46pm EDT

Health law concerns for cancer centers

Some top cancer centers have concerns about access, transparency with health law insurance

Saturday - 03/22/2014, 02:46pm EDT

Obamacare plans bring hefty fees for certain drugs

Some of sickest patients on the hook to pay more for specialty drugs under "Obamacare" plans

Saturday - 03/22/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Guinea: 29 dead from viral hemorrhagic fever

Guinea health ministry says 29 people dead in south from viral hemorrhagic fever; 49 infected

Saturday - 03/22/2014, 11:40am EDT
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