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Are you always on the go, eating in your car or at your desk while you work? Check out these choices for healthy fast food.

For the longest time diabetes testing was done through urine samples. Urine tests can pick up diabetes, but it usually has to be very advanced to be detected through this method. There are 5 blood tests that can give you a close to accurate diagnosis.

Studies have shown that the lack of certain vitamins and minerals can you put you at risk for depression. Check out some healthy recipes that will make sure that you have all of the vitamins that you need.

Ashley Price felt terrible. She was tired, dizzy spells came and went, dark splotches popped up on her chest for no reason, and she’d gained 50 pounds in two years.

By the year 2034 about 44.1 million people will have diabetes, up from 23.7 million people today. At the same time, the cost of treating people with diabetes will triple.

A study, which tracked more than 10,000 civil servants and municipal workers from 1963 to 1997, found that 8.4 percent of the single men died of strokes, compared to 7.1 percent of the married men.

Salmon is an excellent source for Omega 3's. Try this scrumptious healthy recipe.

Women who eat more white bread, white rice, pizza, and other carbohydrate-rich foods that cause blood sugar to spike are more than twice as likely to develop heart disease than women who eat less of those foods, a new study suggests.

Research published online April 12 in the journal Pediatrics found that girls who drank the most alcohol during their teen years — daily or nearly every day — were five times more likely to develop benign breast disease as young adults than were their peers who never drank or drank less than once a week.

"While people know stress plays a role in how they feel physically, they're often unaware that it is a risk factor for heart disease," says Suzanne Steinbaum, MD, an attending cardiologist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.

sleep apnea more than doubles the risk for stroke in men who are middle age and beyond. U.S. researchers looked at more than 5,400 people, age 40 and older and with no history of stroke, who were participating in the Sleep Heart Health Study. The participants underwent a standard at-home sleep test at the start of the study to determine if they had sleep apnea and, if so, the severity of the condition.

Eating a diet high in vegetables, fish, fruit, nuts and poultry, and low in red meat and butter may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Read the findings of this report here.