Many Americans Trying to Cut Their Salt Intake: CDC

THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Worried about links between high daily salt intake, high blood pressure and stroke, half of American adults questioned in a recent poll say they've tried to cut back on sodium.

Promise From a New Weight-Loss Drug

WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The injectable drug Saxenda may be a helpful tool in the battle against excess weight and obesity, a new study suggests.

Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods With Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms

MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Neighborhoods with easy access to healthy foods and safe places to exercise may help residents reduce their risk for type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.

Order in Which Food Is Eaten May Affect Type 2 Diabetics' Blood Sugar

TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The order in which obese people with type 2 diabetes eat their food can affect their blood sugar levels, a small study suggests.

Even Slightly Elevated Blood Pressure May Pose Problems for Young Adults

MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young adults with slightly elevated blood pressure may be at risk of heart problems later in life, according to a new study.

Extreme Exercising Can Lead to Blood Poisoning, Study Reveals

FRIDAY, June 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Extreme exercise may trigger blood poisoning in people who haven't trained properly, a new study suggests.

Any Added Sugar Is Bad Sugar, Some Experts Contend

FRIDAY, June 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High-fructose corn syrup has long been portrayed as a major villain in the American diet.

Exercise May Have Benefits Beyond Fitness in Type 2 Diabetes

WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise appears to benefit people with type 2 diabetes in a number of ways, a new study suggests.

Latest Supreme Court Ruling on Obamacare Looms

TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans who bought health insurance under Obamacare will soon learn the fate of billions of dollars in federal tax credits that keep their monthly health plan premiums affordable.

Tight Food Budget Can Wreak Havoc on Diabetes Management

THURSDAY, June 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with type 2 diabetes who don't always have enough money for food have worse blood sugar control than people who don't worry about where their next meal will come from, new research finds.