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  • National Chocolate Day: 32 of our best chocolate recipes to celebrate

    National Chocolate Day: 32 of our best chocolate recipes to celebrate
    National Chocolate Day: Greatest food holiday ever? I know what you're thinking. Hmmm. What about Thanksgiving? That's a pretty good food holiday. True. Except the part where you have to share all that food with... gulp... family. RECIPES: 32 of our...
  • Healthcare providers applaud FDA move to ban trans fats

    Healthcare providers applaud FDA move to ban trans fats
    Healthcare providers voiced heavy support Thursday for a U.S. Food and Drug Administration plan to declare trans fats an unsafe food additive. "This is long overdue," said Kristin Kirkpatrick, a dietitian and wellness expert at the Cleveland Clinic in...
  • Cardiologists recommend wider use of statin drugs

    Cardiologists recommend wider use of statin drugs
    Dramatically escalating the fight against heart attacks and strokes, the nation's cardiologists have rewritten the guidebook on how Americans should be treated with statins and unveiled a plan that could double the number of patients taking the...
  • Weight-loss surgery yields lasting improvement in health, studies say

    Weight-loss surgery yields lasting improvement in health, studies say
    Fifteen years after they have weight-loss surgery, almost a third of patients who had Type 2 diabetes at the time they were operated on remain free of the metabolic disorder, a new study says. And six years following such surgery, patients had shaved...
  • Risk calculator for determining statin use needs fixing, doctors say

    Risk calculator for determining statin use needs fixing, doctors say
    Less than a week after the American Heart Assn. and the nation's cardiologists issued guidelines that would greatly expand the number of Americans taking a statin medication, the guidelines have been faulted for overestimating patients' risk of heart...
  • Cardiologists cast doubt on new statin recommendations

    Cardiologists cast doubt on new statin recommendations
    Some of the nation's most influential cardiologists are challenging new recommendations that would greatly expand the number of Americans taking a statin medication to reduce their chances of a heart attack or stroke. The guidelines issued last week...
  • Avandia review by FDA examines whether dangers were overdrawn

    Avandia review by FDA examines whether dangers were overdrawn
    Three years after the Food and Drug Administration was taken to task for overlooking safety problems with the diabetes drug Avandia, a panel of FDA advisors met Wednesday to open a two-day review of the research that guided the agency's actions. The...
  • FDA panel recommends continued Avandia sales, with restrictions

    FDA panel recommends continued Avandia sales, with restrictions
    An advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday voted to keep the diabetes drug Avandia on the market with a slate of restrictions on its use, and suggested that although evidence of the drug's safety problems may have been overblown,...
  • Philadelphia Eagles' Jeremy Maclin could be out for the season

    Philadelphia Eagles' Jeremy Maclin could be out for the season
    Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during practice Saturday and could miss the season. Maclin went down at the end of a non-contact drill and appeared to be in pain while he was on the...
  • Tom Brady on target, New England beats Tampa Bay Buccaneers

     Tom Brady on target, New England beats Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    Tom Brady put to rest worries about his knee. His nearly perfect arm was never a concern. Two days after spraining his left knee, the New England star completed his first 11 passes before missing his last one and threw his first touchdown pass to new...
  • Cavaliers meet with free-agent center Andrew Bynum

    Cavaliers meet with free-agent center Andrew Bynum
    Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert wondered what other moves General Manager Chris Grant had in mind to improve Cleveland this summer. He knows now. The Cavaliers hosted free-agent center Andrew Bynum on Monday, a person familiar with the visit...