Lifestyle and home remedies
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Give your diet a healthy kick with these Mediterranean recipes.
Added sugar often means unwanted calories. See how to identify and cut back on added sugar.
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Tests and diagnosis
Find out how a cholesterol test, sometimes called a lipid panel, is done, how to prepare and what the results mean.
Find out how this battery of blood tests helps your doctor diagnose and monitor liver disease.
Treatments and drugs
What are the risks and benefits of gastric bypass and other types of weight-loss surgery?
Have you ever wondered how gastric bypass and other weight-loss surgeries work? Check out this guide.
May 13, 2014
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