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Americans still consuming too much saturated, trans fat

Dietary guidelines from the American Heart Association indicate that Americans need fewer trans and saturated fats, and more omega-3 fatty acids in their diets.

United States ranked last in access to health care

Results of a 2013 survey indicate that three out of 10 Americans believe money is a barrier to receiving care.

Dietary supplements containing banned substances still on shelves

Supplements used to enhance sports performance, weight loss, and sexual performance that contain FDA-banned substances are still being sold in stores.

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Americans still consuming too much saturated, trans fat

Americans still consuming too much saturated, trans fat

Dietary guidelines from the American Heart Association indicate that Americans need fewer trans and saturated fats, and more omega-3 fatty acids in their diets.

United States ranked last in access to health care

United States ranked last in access to health care

Results of a 2013 survey indicate that three out of 10 Americans believe money is a barrier to receiving care.

Raw cow's milk may protect against respiratory infection in infants

Raw cow's milk may protect against respiratory infection in infants

When compared with processed milk, raw milk consumption was inversely associated with occurrence of rhinitis, respiratory tract infections, otitis, and fever.

Dietary supplements containing banned substances still on shelves

Dietary supplements containing banned substances still on shelves

Supplements used to enhance sports performance, weight loss, and sexual performance that contain FDA-banned substances are still being sold in stores.

United States starting human trials of new Ebola vaccine

United States starting human trials of new Ebola vaccine

Initial safety and efficacy results of VSV-ZEBOV, a second Ebola vaccine candidate, are expected by the end of 2014.

Soda may be a catalyst for aging

Soda may be a catalyst for aging

Shorter telomeres were associated with increased soda consumption, which is an indication of cellular aging.

Twice-yearly PCP visits yield improved hypertension control

Twice-yearly PCP visits yield improved hypertension control

Health insurance and being treated for high cholesterol improved chances of keeping hypertension under control.

Do providers focus too much on symptoms?

Do providers focus too much on symptoms?

Disease-focused model of care may be inadequate for symptom-prompted outpatient visits.

What to know about pediatric Ebola

What to know about pediatric Ebola

Pediatric health professionals should be able to identify potential Ebola cases in children through identification of symptoms and a history of potential virus exposure.

Medication errors occur every 8 minutes in kids

Medication errors occur every 8 minutes in kids

Though 94% of those mistakes didn't require medical treatment, 25 led to deaths and about 1,900 critical care admissions.

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