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Want to Save $30,000? Lose Weight, New Study Says
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:15:00 GMT
You can get healthier and fund your retirement at the same time.
Cancer Is the Biggest Killer of America's Firefighters
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:14:00 GMT
Running into burning buildings is not the biggest killer of America's firefighters. It's the cancer they get from doing their jobs.
Can This Odd Creature Show Us How to Live for Centuries?
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:19:00 GMT
By unlocking the secrets of the Greenland Shark's extreme longevity, scientists hope to be able to extend human life spans.
Moral Qualms Halt Needle Exchange in Indiana County
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:41:39 GMT
An Indiana County has stopped a needle exchange program set up to fight outbreaks of HIV fueled by the opioid epidemic.
A Fondness for Fear: Why Do We Like to Be Scared?
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:10:00 GMT
For some people, being frightened can actually make them feel better.
Grandparents Fill Void Left as Opioid Crisis Steals a Generation
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:33:00 GMT
An increasing number of grandparents have had to take over parenting their grandkids because their adult children are struggling with opioid addiction.
Let's Talk About Sex: Would That Affect a Cancer Epidemic?
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:35:39 GMT
You catch HPV from having sex. So why aren't people talking about that?
How the 'Post-Antibiotic Apocalypse' Can Be Prevented
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:56:00 GMT
With antibiotic resistance rendering many drugs useless, scientists are developing new ways to fight deadly infections.
Is Irritable Bowel Syndrome Fatal?
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:09:52 GMT
Doctors say it's unlikely that irritable bowel syndrome played a role in the death of 'Project Runway' finalist Mychael Knight.
Black, Latino Kids Less Likely to Get Help for Developmental Delays
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:32:06 GMT
Black and Latino children with developmental delays are much less likely than white children to receive the early intervention services they need.
Nutritionists Rank Halloween Candy from Better to Worst
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:04:00 GMT
Some Halloween treats are trickier than others when it comes to sugar and calories. Here's a better way to dip into your kids' candy stash.
Mugabe Removed as World Health 'Ambassador' After Outcry
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:44:00 GMT
The World Health Organization (WHO) reversed its controversial appointment of Robert Mugabe as a "goodwill ambassador" following outrage from rights groups.
A Silent Epidemic of Cancer Is Spreading Among Men
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:58:09 GMT
Almost everyone gets this virus and oral sex spreads it.
How Your Diet Affects Your Sleep
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:25:00 GMT
Experts say what and when you eat all day long definitely affect your slumber.
FDA OKs Second Gene Therapy for Cancer
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:30:15 GMT
New CAR-T treatment is pricey and dangerous, but can save lives
No Such Thing As Sex Addiction, Experts Say
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:54:54 GMT
Whatever Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein may have done, he's no sex addict, experts said. And most say there's no such thing as sex addiction.
How a Physical Injury Helped Me Take Control of My Mental Health
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:20:27 GMT
What you can do to keep your mood up while your body is down.
What Happens to Our Brains When We Pray?
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 19:58:00 GMT
How does the ritual, regardless of personal faith or intention, affect our behavior? Deeply, experts say.
Why This Man Is Speaking Out About His Breast Cancer
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:25:00 GMT
When Michael Singer was diagnosed with breast cancer, he was sure it was a mistake. Now, he's sharing his story in hopes of saving others.
Dismay as Mugabe Named World Health 'Ambassador'
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 18:49:40 GMT
Robert Mugabe, the 93-year-old leader sanctioned by the U.S. over human rights abuses, was named a 'goodwill ambassador' for the World Health Organization.
Large Recall of Packaged Veggies for Possible Listeria
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:35:29 GMT
Various vegetable products packaged by Mann Packing are being voluntarily recalled because of possible contamination.
Judge Tosses $417M Award Against Johnson & Johnson in Cancer Case
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 03:28:00 GMT
A judge granted a new trial in the suit, which was brought on behalf of a woman a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using baby powder.
Medical Students in Limbo as Young Immigrant Program Ends
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:41:00 GMT
Medical students' dreams of becoming doctors are deferred as DACA program comes to an end.
The Biggest Mistakes Trainers See in the Weight Room
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 19:54:00 GMT
No, you shouldn't just walk in and pick up a dumbbell.
Is Social Media Taking a Deadly Toll on Teens?
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 10:01:00 GMT
Rates of suicide and self-harm are rising in teens. There's no one reason why, but experts say smartphones have made it harder to escape bullying and bad news.