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Alzheimer's May Affect More Men Than Previously Thought, Researchers Say
Doctors may be able to screen men for Alzheimer’s at even younger ages, according to a new study presented today at the...
C-Sections, Induced Births Decline in US, Study Finds
Study shows reversal in decades-long trend.
Zika Infection Risks Calculated for Pregnant Women, Olympic Attendees
First studies to estimate the risk of infection using mathematical models.
Pediatrics Group Issues Warning About 'Virtual Violence' and Children
American Academy of Pediatrics called for national discussion on violence.
What Images of Terror Can Do to the Brain
And how to avoid being traumatized by images of terror attacks.
Zika Transmission From Woman to Man Reported for First Time
The virus was previously known to be transmitted from men to their partners.
Zika Transmission Risk During Olympics Is Low, CDC Says
Olympics travel is a fraction of overall travel to Zika-affected countries.
Mass Overdose of K2 Marijuana Eyed as Cause of 'Zombieland' in NYC
The synthetic marijuana is believed to have caused dozens of overdoses.
Hospitals Ready to Treat Protesters, Delegates at Conventions
Hospitals are forbidding staff vacations and prepping emergency plans.
7 Things You Need to Do to Protect Yourself from Ticks
Stay safe while in the outdoors this summer.
Fighting Zika in the US: The Battle Over GMO Mosquitoes
How a Florida Keys island could change the way we fight mosquito-borne diseases.
Pancake Mix Recalled Over Concerns About E. Coli
Specific lots of blueberry pancake mix are being voluntarily recalled.
6 Children Hospitalized After Possible Chemical Exposure at Pool
6 Children Hospitalized After Possible Chemical Exposure at Pool
Scientists Break Down Why Flying East Is Worse for Jet Lag
Study explains how a rapid shift in daylight affects "pacemaker" cells in brain.
Zika-Infected Elderly Patient Dies in US
Patient had underlying health conditions.
Husband Gives Wife 500 Roses for Last Chemo Treatment
He asked friends and family members to contribute to the surprise.
20 Vets Commit Suicide Each Day, According to New VA Study
The VA examined over 55 million veteran records from 1979 to 2014.
Consumers Often Choose Sunscreens Which Fall Short of Dermatology Association Guidelines, Study Finds
Many sunscreens studied lacked water-sweat resistance, according to researchers.
More Clinics Marketing Unproven Stem Cell Treatments, Study Finds
Easier access to unproven stem cell treatments is rising in the U.S.
What Your Job Says About Your Suicide Risk
A new CDC report details which lines of work had the highest suicide rates.
Girl Takes First Breath Without Tube Thanks to Breakthrough Surgery
Hannah Schow had a rare condition that affected her airway.
‘Precision Medicine’ Pills Shrink Little Girl’s Rare Brain Tumors After Chemo Fails
Allison Schablein, 8, was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2012.
Everything You Need to Know About Foreign Accent Syndrome
How you can wake up with a different accent.
Abortion Requests in Latin America Rise After Zika Warnings
The Zika virus is known to cause serious birth defects including microcephaly.
Orlando Gunman Donated Blood Less Than Two Weeks Before Shooting
The OneBlood donor center confirmed the donation.
Teens Who Vape May Be More Likely to Smoke Cigarettes Later, Study Finds
New study adds to growing body of research on the effects of vaping on teens
Orlando Hospital Performed Dozens of Surgeries on Nightclub Victims
At least 26 operations have taken place and more are expected today.
CDC Recommends Shots Over Nasal Flu Vaccine
Nasal vaccine was found to be less effective in flu season.
Zika Forces Tough Choices on Couples Seeking Fertility Treatment
Couples traveling to endemic areas are taking steps to address Zika virus risks.
Prince's Death Highlights Dangers of Painkiller Fentanyl
Fentanyl, an opioid, is 30 to 50 times more powerful than heroin.
Doctors' Hand Hygiene Plummets Unless They're Monitored, Study Finds
Without supervision, doctors' hand-cleaning compliance plummets, study finds
Zika Test Took Weeks for Results, Infected Washington Teen Says
Washington teen said she tested positive for the virus after trip to Haiti.
Tasmanian Devil Gets Pacemaker to Fix Loony Heart
A Tasmanian devil named "Nick" underwent surgery to fix his heart.
Amputee Moves 'Fingers,' Thanks to Innovative Prosthesis
Surgeons devised an operation to give an amputee more dexterity.
Mom of NJ Baby With Microcephaly Speaks About Zika Infection
Mom in possible Zika-related case says her original doctor said she'd be "fine."
Researchers Use Google to Find Chickenpox Seasons
The virus has been found to peak during the spring.
Health Experts Want Rio Olympics Moved Over Zika Fears
The group also claims the WHO has a conflict of interest.
FDA Approves Implant to Fight Opioid Addiction
An implantable medication can treat opioid addicts for six months at a time.
High Risk for Breast Cancer May Be Normalized With Healthy Living, Study Finds
Researchers examined if lifestyle choice could change cancer risk in some women.
Just 5% of Terminally Ill Cancer Patients Understand Prognosis
Small study looked at cancer patients' understanding of their disease.
Healthy Lifestyle May Prevent Some Deaths From Most Common Cancer, Study Finds
Not smoking and staying active can help reduce cancer risk.
Australian Olympic Team to Combat Zika With Anti-Viral Condoms
The condoms are treated with anti-viral gel.
Microbiome Research Just Got a Mega Infusion of Cash
Government and other groups pledge over $500 million to the cause.
Reading on a Screen Rather Than Paper May Affect What You Learn
Those who read on paper rather than digitally may grasp "big picture" better.
FDA Re-Evaluates Labels for 'Healthy,' 'Natural' Foods
Consumer Reports' survey says many shoppers look for the "natural" label.
Illness Sweeps Canada Evacuation Center After Wildfire
Close quarters can create breeding ground for infectious diseases.
Safe Space for Opioid Addicts Reveals Changing Views
More health officials are working on "middle ground" to save addicts.
'Biggest Loser' Winner Said Regaining Weight Felt 'Shameful'
Danny Cahill talked about the difficulty of keeping the weight off.
Extreme Weight Loss Linked to Slower Metabolism, Study Finds
Study could explain why it's so hard to keep the weight off.
'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli May Face Additional Fraud Charges
The former pharmaceutical executive faces charges on securities and wire fraud.