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Stevia to be outlawed by US FDA

A two-man law firm in Washington DC has filed a petition with the FDA that claims stevia is an "unapproved drug" and should be immediately banned from sale in the United States.

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Flu shots leave heart failure patients at risk for infection

While flu vaccines are often particularly recommended for people suffering from heart failure, those people are less protected by the vaccine than the general population, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Wisconsin and presented at the meeting of the American College of Cardiology in Chicago.

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Winterizing on a budget

It's no secret that winterizing your home can slash your heating costs and reduce global warming pollution. But with today's shaky economy, many homeowners might be wary of home improvements unless they can save money immediately-especially when home heating already accounts for nearly half of the average family's winter energy costs.

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Pycnogenol reduces heart disease risk in diabetics

Extracts of French maritime pine bark can lower blood pressure in diabetes patients, thereby reducing their risk of heart attacks, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Arizona and published in the journal Nutrition.

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