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  Nine out of 10 Americans are eating too much salt and about half are trying to cut back due to concerns about hypertension, heart disease and stroke, according to data from a nationwide phone survey released this week by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC survey showed

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Antibodies now identified for 3 of 4 strains; second team looks at epidemic-prone viruses Singapore researchers are one step closer to whipping up a “drug cocktail” that can attack all four strains of the dengue virus, and they have also discovered why some dengue strains are more likely to lead

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  WASHINGTON — World health officials say Cuba has become the first country in the world to receive validation that it has eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis. The achievement was hailed as a breakthrough for Cuba’s women and children and one that could serve as a public health

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The discovery of a new protein involved in sperm-to-egg fusion proves to be a groundbreaking find in the quest to create male contraception. Researchers under Dr. John Herr of the University of Virginia Health System are breaking down what happens on the molecular level during conception, publishing the findings of

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  The most recent five-year update of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans will be made official this fall, but a new report signals change may be afoot. If all goes well with the review process currently underway, the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) will recommend lifting its previous restrictions

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