Dropping One Sugary Soda a Day Could Cut Diabetes Risk: Study

THURSDAY, April 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who love sugary sodas and flavored milk may have a heightened risk of type 2 diabetes, regardless of their body weight, a large new study finds.

Cloudy Climes May Up Risk of Pancreatic Cancer: Study

THURSDAY, April 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who live in regions with low sunlight may have a higher risk of pancreatic cancer, possibly because they don't get enough vitamin D from the sun, new research suggests.

Study Challenges Salt Guidelines for Kids

MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials warned last year that nine out of 10 American kids eat more salt than they should, raising their lifelong risk of high blood pressure and heart disease.

Health Tip: Needing Folic Acid

(HealthDay News) -- Among the health benefits of folic acid is that it can help prevent birth defects in a growing fetus. But pregnant women aren't the only people who should take it.

Health Food Stores Often Promote Adult-Only Supplements to Teens

SUNDAY, April 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Health store employees may encourage teens to buy body-shaping dietary supplements, even though the products' labels state they're for adult use only, researchers report.

Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age

THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new look at what kinds of foods might help people keep their weight in check as they age found that not all calories are created equal and some foods are not as bad for the middle-aged waistline as many believe.

Health Tip: Manage Weight-Loss Goals

(HealthDay News) -- When you set a weight loss goal, remember to revisit that goal periodically and assess how you're doing. The goal may need to change.

Salt Pills Do Little for Endurance Athletes: Study

FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking salt pills does little to boost the performance of endurance athletes, new research shows.

Many U.S. Shoppers Choose Low-Salt Fare

THURSDAY, April 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- About a third of Americans say they specifically buy foods labeled "low" or "reduced salt or sodium" when they're grocery shopping, a new study finds.

Migraine Drug May Up Risk of Eating Disorders in Some Teens

THURSDAY, April 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new report has linked a migraine medication to increased odds of eating disorders in some teens.