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Third party to run center where comatose woman 2019-01-16 20:34:13An Arizona care facility where a woman in a vegetative state was raped and then gave birth must relinquish control to an outside party

Battles expected in many states over abortion-related bills 2019-01-16 19:12:44Legislators and activists will push this year to pass high-priority bills on abortion in statehouses across the United States

Less beef, more beans. Experts say world needs 2019-01-16 18:31:54A report says limiting meat is optimal for people and the planet, but not everyone agrees

GMO food opponents think they know the most, 2019-01-16 16:08:51Extreme GMO food opponents are less knowledgeable about them, a study found.

The best Rx for teens addicted to vaping? 2019-01-16 16:00:39New dilemma in teen vaping epidemic: no approved medications to wean young people off nicotine

WATCH: New York City Mayor Bill de 2019-01-16 14:26:50The mayor joins "The View" to share his plan to expand health care for all New York City residents, including undocumented immigrants.

WATCH: My Wellness Routine: 1st person to 2019-01-16 05:22:16O'Brady, 33, is a three-time world record holder.

Everything you need to know about Ebola 2019-01-16 04:25:18The Democratic Republic of the Congo is fighting its 10th outbreak of the Ebola virus. Here is a look at the causes, the symptoms and the history of t

Hospital replaces leadership after blood transfusion mistake 2019-01-15 17:38:08A Houston hospital has removed its president and several other leaders following an unusually high number of patient deaths, including a recent case i

FDA approves new closure device for heart defect 2019-01-15 16:32:52One out of 10 of all babies are born premature.

WATCH: Selma Blair gets candid about life 2019-01-15 09:35:32After the "Legally Blonde" star candidly wrote about the difficulties of living life with multiple sclerosis, Dr. Jennifer Ashton appears live on "

Meth’s resurgence highlights lack of meds to combat 2019-01-14 18:52:52The rate of overdose deaths involving meth more than tripled from 2011 to 2016.

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Phys Ed: How Exercise May Help Keep Our 2019-01-16 16:56:09Irisin, a hormone that is released during exercise, may improve brain health and lessen the damage that occurs during Alzheimer’s disease.

High-Dose Vitamin D No Better Than Low-Dose 2019-01-16 16:47:32There was no difference in changes in bone mineral density or number of fractures in older men and women who took high versus low doses of vitamin D.

Sleeping Less Than 6 Hours a Night Tied 2019-01-16 15:47:52An argument for a good night’s sleep: People who slept less than six hours were at higher risk for hardening of the arteries, a new study found.

Personal Health: A Device That Gives Parents of 2019-01-16 11:04:22The CuddleCot helps preserve the body of a deceased newborn for days, allowing parents to hold them and take pictures.

In a Children’s Theater Program, Drama Over a 2019-01-16 10:52:49The conflict over accommodating a child’s allergy turned into a legal battle that highlights the isolation that people with food allergies often

Sacklers Directed Efforts to Mislead Public About OxyContin, 2019-01-16 09:28:56A filing in a Massachusetts lawsuit contains dozens of internal Purdue Pharma documents suggesting the family was far more involved than the company h

Take a Number: You’re Not Getting Much Taller, 2019-01-15 17:28:00New government data charts some interesting changes in average bodies over recent decades.

Opposed to G.M.O.s? How Much Do You Know 2019-01-15 11:38:54People who are the most extremely opposed to genetically modified organisms tend to know the least about them, a new study found.

The Strange Marketplace for Diabetes Test Strips 2019-01-15 11:03:36It is legal to resell unused test strips for blood glucose, and many patients do, driving an unusual trade online and on the streets.

F.D.A. Says It Will Resume Inspections of Some 2019-01-15 10:52:57Despite the federal shutdown, some agency inspectors are returning to work and will begin performing food safety visits without pay this week, the F.D

The Checkup: Taking the Pain Out of Children’s 2019-01-15 07:28:48Pediatric pain specialists believe that reducing the pain associated with needles can lead to better health care.

Using Sports Psychology for Childbirth 2019-01-15 05:00:01I wanted to face childbirth with an athlete’s strength, confidence and determination. So I turned to sports psychology for advice.

Scientific American: Health

A New Idea about What Triggers Alzheimer's 2019-01-09 12:00:00Changes in brain cells’ DNA may be responsible—and if so, medicines already developed for other diseases might be used to treat it -- Read

How to Train for a Long-Distance Race 2019-01-09 10:00:00Whether it is a full marathon or a 10K, training for a race can have less than desirable consequences if you are not prepared -- Read more on Scientif

Testing for Caffeine Could Help Foil Fake Urine 2019-01-09 08:00:00The absence of substances originating from coffee, chocolate, nicotine and blood in pee could indicate foul play  -- Read more on ScientificAmeri

Inhaled RNA Might Help Heal Cystic Fibrosis 2019-01-08 23:55:00Scientists are working to correct a genetic defect in cystic fibrosis patients by having them inhale RNA. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more

Alzheimer's Attack on the Brain May Vary with 2019-01-08 11:30:00A new study finds African–Americans with dementia have less buildup of certain toxic proteins in their brains than do whites -- Read more on Sci

Better Diagnostics Could Help in the Fight against 2019-01-07 07:00:00So-called molecular tests can be quicker and more accurate than what doctors use now -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

It's Time to Get Arsenic and Other Toxic 2019-01-04 09:00:00It’s time to get arsenic and other heavy metals out of our infants’ diets -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Humans Evolved to Exercise   2019-01-04 08:00:00Unlike our ape cousins, humans require high levels of physical activity to be healthy -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

A Novel Way to Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria 2019-01-04 07:00:00Host-directed therapy can boost a patient’s immune response instead of relying only on antibiotics  -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

What Ails a Woman's Heart 2019-01-03 10:00:00The more we look, the more we find sex differences in cardiovascular disease -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Clinical Trials Have the Best Medicine but Do 2019-01-02 09:00:00Most cancer patients never get into lifesaving drug trials because of barriers at community hospitals -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Take Your Pills When Your Genes Are Most 2019-01-01 11:30:00Drugs could be more effective if taken when the genetic proteins they target are most active -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Looming Global Crisis Means People's Diets Must Change: New! 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Looming Global Crisis Means People's Diets Must Change: ExpertsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/

Anti-Vaxxers a Major Global Health Threat: WHO New! 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Anti-Vaxxers a Major Global Health Threat: WHOCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Gene-Linked Iron Disorder More Common Than Thought: Study New! 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Gene-Linked Iron Disorder More Common Than Thought: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12

Third Cat in Wyoming Tests Positive for Bubonic New! 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Third Cat in Wyoming Tests Positive for Bubonic PlagueCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00

Health Tip: Starting a Healthy Weight Loss Plan New! 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Health Tip: Starting a Healthy Weight Loss PlanCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

How Getting a Flu Shot Could Save Your New! 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: How Getting a Flu Shot Could Save Your LifeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Health Tip: Eat Less, Enjoy More New! 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Health Tip: Eat Less, Enjoy MoreCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

When to Treat Varicose Veins New! 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: When to Treat Varicose VeinsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

1 in 4 Antibiotic Prescriptions Isn't Needed: Study New! 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: 1 in 4 Antibiotic Prescriptions Isn't Needed: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:0

Cancer Diagnosis May Quadruple Suicide Risk New! 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Cancer Diagnosis May Quadruple Suicide RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

More Americans Mixing Opioids With Sedatives New! 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: More Americans Mixing Opioids With SedativesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Keep Moving to Keep Brain Sharp in Old New! 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Keep Moving to Keep Brain Sharp in Old AgeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM


Oysters harvested in California sicken more than 40, 2019-01-17 17:23:00More than 40 people have been sickened after eating raw oysters harvested in Tomales Bay, which is located in northern California, officials said Wedn

Washington man receives heart from donor infected with 2019-01-17 16:45:27A man in Washington state is the first in the Pacific Northwest to receive a heart from a donor who was infected with hepatitis C, according to a loca

Too little sleep tied to increased heart disease 2019-01-17 15:43:46People who sleep less than six hours a night may be more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than those who sleep seven to eight hours, a Spanish

Company selling 'young' blood now accepts PayPal 2019-01-17 14:07:32Ever wanted to have the blood of young virgins coursing through your old, withered veins?

Teen allergic to smells, heat diagnosed with rare 2019-01-17 14:03:58A 15-year-old girl who was forced to skip school and live inside a sealed room after she developed a life-threatening allergy to smells two years ago

Mom's lips left oozing pus after low-cost fillers 2019-01-17 12:08:10A mother-of-three is hoping a video of pss oozing out of her infected lips is enough to put others off cheap lip fillers.

Man was injecting self with semen in attempt 2019-01-17 11:54:41A bizarre “at-home” remedy for back pain has landed a 33-year-old unidentified patient in the Irish Medical Journal after doctors discover

Less beef, more beans: Experts say world needs 2019-01-17 10:24:12A hamburger a week, but no more — that's about as much red meat people should eat to do what's best for their health and the planet, according

In limbo: Leftover embryos challenge clinics, couples 2019-01-17 09:51:30Tens of thousands of embryos are stuck in limbo in fertility clinics, leftovers from pregnancy attempts and broken dreams of parenthood.

Stylist spots man's cancer while brushing his hair 2019-01-17 09:39:59A chance drop in at the hairdresser’s turned out to be lifesaving for a driving instructor in the U.K. whose stylist spotted a lump on his head

Anti-vaxxers among top 'threats to global health,' WHO 2019-01-16 21:33:47Anti-vaxxers, or those who oppose vaccines, were deemed a top "threat to global health" in 2019 by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Baby born 3 years ago has gone home 2019-01-16 21:02:05Zariah Donovan was born with low expectations for survival. Never tell her the odds.

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Smoking speeds up aging, study shows 2019-01-16 15:57:09 Smoking has always been tied to negative health outcomes, but new research zeros in on exactly what harm it causes.

Schizophrenia may be linked to a genetic mutation 2019-01-16 14:52:45 Schizophrenia may come from a structural abnormality caused by a genetic mutation in the brain during childhood, a study says.

Legionnaires' disease lingers in shower, other home water 2019-01-16 13:01:10 If you take a shower, you risk contracting a deadly disease, according to a recent study.

Study: Cellular frenzy strengthens the body's immune system, 2019-01-16 12:55:29 A frenzy in bodily regulation can actually strengthen a person's immune system, which may help in fighting cancer and diabetes, new research suggest

Real-time flu models accurate at forecasting spread, report 2019-01-16 10:22:51 Several real-time infectious disease forecasting models have shown promise in accurately predicting the flu, according to new reports.

Heart healthy diet reduces diabetes risk, study says 2019-01-16 09:34:45 A heart healthy diet may not only help with cardiovascular health, researchers say it could also stave off the risk of diabetes.

Few medical facilities offer opioid treatment medication, study 2019-01-15 16:21:31 Few medical facilities around the U.S. offer proper medication to treat opioid use disorder, even as the country continues to grapple with a growing

More doctors, white people in region linked to 2019-01-15 15:40:42 A person's race and location play a big role in whether they will survive skin cancer, a new study suggests.

Fecal transplant effective against ulcerative colitis, study says 2019-01-15 15:00:19 Fecal microbiota transplantation has shown success in treating patients with ulcerative colitis, researchers report.

Self-administered birth control gives women long-acting option 2019-01-15 13:18:29 Women could soon have a long-acting contraception option for birth control they can apply to themselves, study says.

New stem cell treatment may slow MS progression 2019-01-15 11:02:24 Researchers have developed a new stem cell therapy to slow down the progression of multiple sclerosis, a study says.

Exercise cuts mortality risk for people with type 2019-01-15 09:39:50 People with type 2 diabetes should stay active to maintain good health, decrease mortality and increase overall health, a new study says.

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