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Your Waist Size May Be More Important Than Weight For Multiple Heart Attack RiskHeart attack survivors who carry extra weight around their belly are at greater risk of another heart attack, new research has found, another reason why measuring your waist may be more important than stepping on the scale.
Patients At Risk For Heart Problems Should Be Cautious About Using Marijuana, New Research SaysAbout 2 million American adults with cardiovascular disease say they've used marijuana, despite the drug being a potential risk for heart health
'Blue Monday' Depression Peak Isn't Real, But Seasonal Blues Are. Here's What Do To About ThemResearch hasn't proved that there is any one day more depressing than all the others, but it's actually a PR stunt that has unfortunately cemented itself into modern culture.
CDC: Flu Activity Decreasing Overall, But Still Remains HighNew numbers from the CDC show that, while flu activity is decreasing overall, it remains high around the country. 
CDC: At Least 60 Deaths From Lung Injuries Related To VapingThe Centers for Disease Control now report there have been at least 60 deaths linked to vaping across the country. 
Baltimore Ranks No. 1 For Highest STD Rate, Study SaysBaltimore has the highest sexually transmitted disease rate, according to a study based data from the Centers for Disease Contol and Prevention. The CDC report, which collected data from 2018, was just released. 
It's OK To Eat Romaine Lettuce Again As Officials Declare E. Coli Outbreak OverThe nationwide, monthslong E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce ended Wednesday, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Food and Drug Administration.
Weight Loss Drug Belviq Tied To 'Possible Increased Risk Of Cancer,' FDA SaysThe US Food and Drug Administration warns that prescription weight loss medicine Belviq might be associated with an increased risk of cancer.
Less Sex Linked To An Earlier Menopause, Study FindsHaving sex less frequently could lead to an earlier menopause, a new study suggests.
Rich People Are Staying Healthy For Almost A Decade Longer Than Poor PeopleRich people live healthy, disability-free lives an average of nine years longer than less wealthy people, according to a major study that lays bare the troubling economic inequalities behind lifespans in the US and UK.
Lipari Foods Issues Voluntary Recall Expansion Of Additional SandwichesLipari Foods has issued a voluntary recall expansion of additional Premo and Fresh Grab sandwiches due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes.
Weed Impairs Driving Skills Long After High Is Gone, Study FindsThe study, published Tuesday in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, asked chronic, heavy marijuana users to drive in a customized driving simulator.