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Health
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One dance class changed her life

Angela Baldwin can pinpoint the day she changed the course of her life.

Mon, 08 Sep 2014 09:52:20 EDT
Weight loss: What they never tell you

Shannon Britton lost 268 pounds after having gastric bypass surgery. What she's learned since then will surprise you.

Mon, 08 Sep 2014 09:54:09 EDT
No longer lonely: He lost 225 lbs

Tevante Clark enrolled in a nutrition program to try to lose weight naturally. He figured if that failed, he would get gastric bypass surgery.

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:45:43 EDT
Adam's story: 63 pills a day

The modest clinic on Milpas Street in laid-back Santa Barbara, California, was well known to patients seeking powerful pain medication.

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:58:28 EDT
Mental health help: Where to turn

Americans often don't know where to turn when dealing with a loved one with serious mental illness, but experts emphsize there are resources available.

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:55:40 EDT
Lack of sleep may shrink your brain

Can sleep deprivation affect the size of your brain? It's possible, a recent study published in an online issue of Neurology suggests.

Thu, 04 Sep 2014 15:17:54 EDT
Could we erase signs of autism?

The majority of seven caregivers had success when using early behavioral modification techniques with their children who showed early signs of autism. Five of the seven showed no developmental problems after being a part of the study.

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:28:11 EDT
Low-carb or low-fat? Doesn't matter

Anyone who's ever attempted to lose weight knows the frustration of trying (and failing at) different diets. A recent study suggests any low-carbohydrate or low-fat diet can produce significant weight loss results.

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:55:03 EDT
Eat chocolate. Yes, chocolate.

Dr. Sanjay Gupta tell us how eating certain types of chocolate can help us live to 100.

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:13:28 EDT
Smartphones affect your sleep

Dr. Sanjay Gupta tell us how disconnecting before we go to bed can help us live to 100.

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:39:28 EDT
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