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These 3 Idahoans are living with a serious disease. You could too, without knowing it

The number of American adults diagnosed with diabetes has more than tripled in the past 20 years as the population has aged and gained weight. In Idaho, an estimated 100,000 adults lived with diabetes in 2015 and an estimated 84,000…

Raw milk advocates push to expand legalized sales

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Raw milk advocates’ efforts to expand availability across the U.S. have not slowed despite health officials’ assertions that it’s dangerous to drink milk that hasn’t been heated to kill bacteria.

What health woes sugar is responsible for — and what it isn’t

Domestic consumption of refined sugar (sucrose) has decreased by more than 30 percent in the past 40 years, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture statistics. But that number disguises the recent upward trend.