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Study: Obesity a Problem Among Affluent
May 02, 2005
The poor are most likely to be fat, but the more affluent are closing the gap. Obesity is growing fastest among Americans who make more than $60,000 a year, researchers reported Monday.

Male Hormones May Help Women After Hysterectomy
Apr 30, 2005
Women who feel less sexy after a hysterectomy may get a boost from a seemingly unlikely source -- testosterone, new research reports.

Study Links Middle Age Obesity to Dementia
Apr 28, 2005
The most convincing research so far suggests that being fat in your 40s might raise your risk of developing dementia later in life.

Many HIV-Positive Gay Men Unaware They're Infected
Apr 26, 2005
Many young gay and bisexual men who are HIV-positive may not know they have the virus, according to U.S. health officials.

Convenience Stores Aim to Remake Image
Apr 26, 2005
Gas stations as gourmet destinations? It's an unlikely culinary revolution, but Slim Jims are making way for sushi as convenience stores transform themselves with upscale eats and shed their image as junk food pit stops.

Experts Say Obesity Still a Health Risk
Apr 26, 2005
Now that the government says fat might not kill so many of us after all, is it OK to be just a little pudgy?

Spurs Are Biggest Loser in Playoff Openers
Apr 25, 2005
This was the first step for the Denver Nuggets — seizing the home-court advantage from the San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs looked strong early in the fourth quarter, making their first three shots and taking an 81-76 lead. After that, the Spurs missed 17 straight from the floor until Robert Horry hit a meaningless 3-pointer with 9 seconds left.

Outbreak of Angola Virus Under Control
Apr 24, 2005
Medical teams trying to stamp out the worst recorded incidence of Marburg virus in Angola are beginning to get the deadly outbreak under control as cooperation from stricken communities improves, the U.N. health agency said Saturday.

Angola at Critical Stage in Marburg Battle -WHO
Apr 23, 2005
Angola is at a critical stage in its fight against an outbreak of the deadly Marburg virus and must step up its drive to bring the disease under control, the U.N. World Health Organization (WHO) said Saturday.

Report Cautions on Liposuction Alternative
Apr 22, 2005
A therapy that promises to melt fat away with the help of a syringe has not yet been proven a safe and effective alternative to liposuction, according to a new report.



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