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10 hours ago Sitting Could Be Big Health Risk for Frail Folks

Being sedentary not linked to early death in people who are generally healthy, study finds

10 hours ago Same-Sex Parents Won't Sway Kids' Gender Identity

Research showed no differences from children raised by heterosexual couples

13 hours ago Popular Heartburn Drugs Don't Raise Risk of Alzheimer's: Study

Researchers say proton pump inhibitors like Nexium or Prilosec not linked to dementia

13 hours ago Comic and Telethon Host Jerry Lewis Dies At 91
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The legendary actor and comedian helped raise more than $2 billion for muscular dystrophy.

13 hours ago Most Parents Would Support Teen Switching Gender

Findings indicate growing acceptance of gender transition

16 hours ago Too Many Babies Still Placed on Stomach to Sleep

Pediatric experts recommend infants always sleep on their backs to avoid SIDS

19 hours ago Study: Annual mammograms could save 1000s of lives

Study based on computer analysis has limitations; false positives a concern

Aug 18 Cocktail Confusion: Is Drinking Healthy or Risky?
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This article looks at the latest research studies on the health benefits of alcohol.

Aug 18 Peanut Allergy Pill Works Four Years Later

Peanut Allergy Pill Works Four Years Later

Aug 18 Could City Lights Raise Breast Cancer Risk?

Study found link between ambient light and higher odds in young, smoking females, but more research needed

Aug 18 Researchers Developing Test For Lyme Disease

Researchers Developing Test For Lyme Disease

Aug 18 Zika May Not Last in Semen as Long as Thought

Men should still follow CDC guidelines and use condoms for at least 6 months, health experts say

Aug 17 EpiPen Maker Settles Lawsuit for $465 Million

EpiPen Maker Settles Lawsuit for $465 Million

Aug 17 Fatty Foods May Up Cancer Risk in Thinner Women

Plant-based diet could help avoid malignancies, study suggests

Aug 17 Alternative Cancer Therapy Linked to Earlier Death

There's not much research into these therapies, study authors said

Aug 17 Plague: Scary But Rare
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This article looks at the plague, it's symptoms, how it is transmitted and how it is treated.

Aug 17 Powerful New Cholesterol Med Won't Harm Memory

Study findings on Repatha are 'reassuring,' but expert wants longer follow-up

Aug 16 Americans Injuring Themselves Grooming Pubic Hair

Study finds cuts, burns and infections send many to doctor, some to the ER

Aug 16 FDA Recalls Liquid Pharmaceutical Products

Concerns over possible bacterial contamination that could cause severe infections in patients prompted the move

Aug 16 Study Finds Options to Opioids After Knee Surgery

Non-drug approaches that may work include acupuncture and electrotherapy, review finds

Aug 16 Can a Blood Test Detect Cancers Earlier?

Researchers move 'a step forward,' assessing DNA fragments for colon, breast, ovarian and lung tumors

Aug 16 Experts: Neck Floaties Risky for Babies
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Experts warn parents from using neck floats on their babies in the water.

Aug 16 Fatal Opioid ODs on the Rise Among U.S. Teens

And heroin led to the most deaths among 15- to 19-year-olds, CDC says

Aug 15 A Little Drinking Might Lengthen Your Life: Study

But researchers stress too much alcohol can increase risk of early death

Aug 15 Less Sleep May Raise Child's Type 2 Diabetes Risk

It found link -- but no proof -- between less slumber and risk factors for blood sugar disease

Aug 15 Are Big Lifestyle Changes Key to Managing Type 2?

Study finds lower blood sugar, reduced need for medication

Aug 15 Air Purifiers May Help the Smog-Stressed Heart

Small Chinese study found lower stress hormone levels in those who used indoor air cleaners

Aug 15 Givers Really Are Happier Than Takers

Even small acts of generosity trigger a brain boost, study finds

Aug 15 Antidepressant Use Jumps 65 Percent in 15 Years

Women nearly twice as likely to use the drugs as men, CDC report finds

Aug 15 Experts: Neck Floaties Risky for Babies
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Experts warn parents from using neck floats on their babies in the water.