In most people, any liver damage that might occur from drinking alcohol is reversible. However, in 25 to 30 percent of alcoholics what begins as accumulation of fat in the liver progresses to inflammation, fibrosis and ultimately irreversible cirrhosis, for which the only treatment is a liver transplant. A new study indicates that specific gene mutations might predispose some people to irreversible liver cirrhosis.
A nation-wide analysis of U.S. grocery purchases reveals that highly processed foods make up more than 60 percent of the calories in food we buy, and these items tend to have more fat, sugar and salt than less-processed foods.
COPD Takes Big Toll on Employment, Mobility in U.S. [Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: COPD Takes Big Toll on Employment, Mobility in U.S.
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Created: 3/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
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Title: More Dangerous Ebola Strain Unlikely, Study Shows
Category: Health News
Created: 3/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
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Do Men Have More Ego Problems than Women? [Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:39:34 +0000]
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When you spot a marked sense of entitlement or a drive for superior status in a potential relationship partner, it's a good time to be cautious.

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If you're really going to defend yourself against victimization, it's important to know the kind of person you're dealing with, how they might try to manipulate and control you, and why.

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Designed to cover half the surface area of a pack, new proposed labels are meant to vividly remind smokers of tobacco’s dangers.
Caregivers of veterans report greater difficulties than do those of other disabled adults.
Title: phentermine and topiramate extended-release (Qsymia)
Category: Medications
Created: 2/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
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