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How food fads and diet trends fare for heart health

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Every year Americans adopt new diet trends, from the juicing craze to gluten-free diets, and each new fad promises health benefits such as weight loss and

Doctors issue new warning about marijuana

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — One in five Americans may now have legal access to marijuana but a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics says that doesn’t mean they

Your Body: Effects of childbirth on a mother’s body

Creatas/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical ContributorThere’s no doubt that childbirth is one of the most miraculous abilities of the human body. But when you leave the