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Eating more yogurt could lower risk of type 2 diabetes

If you packed a yogurt for your breakfast or lunch then good news. A new study by the National Institutes of Health finds that eating more yogurt can lower your risk of Type 2 diabetes.

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 10:29am EST

Tags: Type 2 diabetes, yogurt, BMC Medicine

Condition of nurse with Ebola upgraded to good

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 07:43am EDT

Tags: Ebola

NIH to admit patient exposed to Ebola

A press release says there's minimal risk to patients, staff and visitors.

Saturday - 09/27/2014, 03:19pm EDT

Tags: Ebola

Mobile device use causing nearsightedness in children

Doctors think increased use of mobile devices by children is causing a growing number of cases of nearsightedness.

Friday - 02/28/2014, 02:25pm EST

Tags: myopia, national eye institute, thomas yau, Paula Wolfson

There's one vitamin you really need in winter

The days are shorter, the temperatures are colder and we can all run low on our Vitamin D.

Monday - 01/27/2014, 07:09am EST

Tags: Vitamine D, Paula Wolfson, GW University Hospital, Clair LeBrun, vitamin D, vitamin deficiency

Plan would create pedestrian crossing under Md. 355

With $68 million in federal grants the Montgomery County Department of Transportation hopes the plan will improve pedestrian access among the National Institutes of Health, Metro and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

Saturday - 06/22/2013, 03:06pm EDT

Tags: BRAC, Montgomery County Department of Transportation, Ari Ashe, pedestrian traffic, maryland route 355, Metro, sprawl & crawl, Bethesda

Breast cancer experts: It's time to study environmental impact

A committee of breast cancer researchers recently published a list of recommendations for ways to expand funding and breast cancer studies on possible causes of the disease. Scientists, government officials and advocates are now trying to find ways to implement them.

Saturday - 02/16/2013, 09:51pm EST

Tags: breast cancer, George Washington University, research funding, Paula Wolfson

Keeping your hands away keeps the flu at bay

Avoiding the common cold or flu this winter season may be easier than previously thought.

Saturday - 12/01/2012, 01:35pm EST

Tags: flu season, cold, touch

Go for the pumpkin pie, it's healthy for you

When faced with the option of chocolate cake or pumpkin pie this holiday season, go with the pie. Find out why.

Tuesday - 11/13/2012, 08:37am EST

Tags: Thanksgiving, pumpkins, Megan Cloherty, pumpkin or chocolate pie

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