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The 98.6°F standard was established by a German doctor in 1851. Recent studies have indicated that's too high. Elena Yurchenko / EyeEm / Getty Images

By Kristen Fischer

The "normal" body temperature of 98.6°F (37°C) is actually not so normal. New research finds the average human body temperature of Americans has dropped.

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By Anne Danahy, MS, RDN

A delicious cup of tea can chase away the winter chill, recharge you during the day, or relax you at night.

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By Katey Davidson, MScFN, RD

Turmeric, also known as Curcuma longa, is a yellow spice native to India. It's also a popular herb in traditional Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine.

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By Makayla Meixner

Cold pressing is a common way to make olive oil without the use of heat or chemicals.

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By Lauren Panoff, MPH, RD

Countless options of peanut butter are available on grocery store shelves today, but not all of them are created equal when it comes to healthiness.

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More foods are being recalled due to an outbreak of listeriosis linked to eggs. USDA / Healthline

By Julia Ries

  • A multistate outbreak of listeriosis has led to seven people being infected.
  • Now products containing hard-boiled eggs have been voluntarily recalled over concerns they're related to the outbreak.
  • The bacterium Listeria monocytogenes causes the illness. It can cause serious infections, especially in people who have compromised immune systems.

Hard-boiled egg products contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes have caused a multistate outbreak, sickening seven people. Four have been hospitalized, and one has died.

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By Shawn Radcliffe

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Thursday that it will take action to remove most unauthorized flavored e-cigarette cartridges from the market.

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By Kris Gunnars, BSc

Intermittent fasting has been very trendy in recent years.

It's claimed to cause weight loss, improve metabolic health, and perhaps even extend lifespan.

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By Kaitlyn Berkheiser

Flour is a pantry staple made by grinding grains or other foods into powder.

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By Julia Ries

  • Flu is now widespread in 45 states according to the CDC.
  • Northern and western states are now being hit hard.
  • Currently the influenza B strain is appearing most often around the country.

Just as health officials predicted, flu activity picked up significantly over the holidays.

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By Elise Mandl, BSc, APD

Yuzu (Citrus junos) is a hybrid citrus fruit also known as yuja. It originated in China more than 1,000 years ago and now grows in Japan, Korea, and other parts of the world.

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