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Turkey is not the only culprit for drowsiness on Thanksgiving

There are many traditions that families hold dear during the holidays, including a post-Thanksgiving-meal nap. While most people assume that the tryptophan in turkey is the culprit, a registered dietitian at Baylor College ...

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Patient beliefs may explain high rate of medicine intake

(HealthDay)—Subjective norms and attitudes toward medicine consumption predict the intention and expectation to consume medicines, according to a study published online Aug. 19 in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics.

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When you're the only one on a diet

(HealthDay)—Dieting is tough enough. But when you're the only one at home cutting back on calories, you might face temptation every time you open the fridge.

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Protein powerhouses

(HealthDay)—Cutting out fatty and fried sources of protein makes sense when you're trying to cut calories and eat healthy.

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How to prepare that holiday turkey safely

(HealthDay)—The traditional turkey centerpiece on Thanksgiving tables may come out looking scrumptious, but cooks in the kitchen need to be concerned about preparing the bird safely to prevent the spread of foodborne illness.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Alaska identifies first case of H5N2 bird flu

The bird flu strain that wiped out millions of turkeys and chickens in the Midwest last year has been found in Alaska for the first time.

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