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Extreme Weight Loss Linked to Slower Metabolism, Study Finds

Cre­atas Images/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Weight loss remains a big pri­or­ity for mil­lions of Amer­i­cans but per­ma­nently drop­ping pounds has proved dif­fi­cult in spite of a huge weight-loss indus­try. A new study now shows how drop­ping large amounts of weight…

 

FDA Takes Aim at LGBT Tobacco Use in New Campaign

FDA(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Food and Drug Admin­is­tra­tion launched a $35.7 mil­lion anti-tobacco cam­paign Mon­day focused on les­bian, gay, bisex­ual and trans­gen­der (LGBT) young adults.The new cam­paign, “This Free Life,” includes four videos th…

 

Link Between Presence of First Class Cabin and Air Rage, Study Says

Dig­i­tal Vision/Thinkstock(TORONTO) — Are first class cab­ins on air­planes caus­ing “air rage?“
Air travel seems to become more gru­el­ing every year, with delayed flights and cramped seat­ing. One study finds that there might be another fac­tor for your fru…

 

Dogs Get a Lounge of Their Own at Pet-Friendly Airports

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — John F. Kennedy Inter­na­tional Air­port in New York City has gone to the dogs — literally.Inside Ter­mi­nal Four is a 70-square-foot pet bath­room, com­plete with green turf and a red fire hydrant. The room is marked with a pa…

 

 

Your Body: Are Breast Biopsies Misinterpreted Often?

Huntstock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Med­ical Con­trib­u­tor­Can all pathol­o­gists deter­mine breast biopsy spec­i­mens accu­rately? A new study has raised con­cerns, par­tic­u­larly when the slides are nei­ther clearly benign nor clearly cance…