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Health WHO: 5 percent of calories should be from sugar WHO: 5 percent of calories should be from sugar
The World Health Organization says your daily sugar intake should be just 5 percent of your total calories - half of what the agency previously recommended, according to new draft guidelines published Wednesday.
Health Studies show big promise for HIV prevention drug Studies show big promise for HIV prevention drug
Exciting research suggests that a shot every one to three months may someday give an alternative to the daily pills that some people take now to cut their risk of getting HIV.
Health New designer drug linked to overdose deaths in teens New designer drug linked to overdose deaths in teens(Video)
Teenagers in Washington State are being told a new designer drug will give them the high of a lifetime. Twenty overdose deaths across the country are linked to a synthetic drug called NBOMe, and its popularity is just starting.
Health Lessons on salt for dietitians ... by a snack maker? Lessons on salt for dietitians ... by a snack maker?
Snack and soda makers that often are blamed for fueling the nation's obesity rates also play a role in educating the dietitians who advise Americans on healthy eating.
Health FDA weighs risks of 3-person embryo fertilization FDA weighs risks of 3-person embryo fertilization
Federal health regulators will consider this week whether to green light a provocative new fertilization technique that could eventually create babies from the DNA of three people, with the goal of preventing mothers from passing on debilitating genetic diseases to their children.
Health FDA looks to reboot nonprescription drug system FDA looks to reboot nonprescription drug system
The Food and Drug Administration is seeking to revamp its system for regulating hundreds of over-the-counter drugs, saying the decades-old process is not flexible enough to keep pace with modern medical developments.
Health Older Americans are early winners under health law Older Americans are early winners under health law
For many older Americans who lost jobs during the recession, the quest for health care has been one obstacle after another. These luckless people, most in their 50s and 60s, have emerged this month as early winners under the nation's new health insurance system.