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Nearly Half of Antidepressants Not Prescribed for Depression, Study Finds
Canadian study found patients take antidepressants for wide variety of reasons.
Thousands With Zika May Have Arrived in US, CDC Warns
Federal officials said they're concerned about local transmission of the virus.
Bullet Removed From Man's Head After Nearly 17 Years
Dwayne Adams lost his sense of smell and part of his eyesight.
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.
Playground Traumatic Brain Injuries on the Rise, Study Says
Children between the ages of 5 and 9 had the highest injury rate.
'Air Rage' Linked to First-Class Cabin, Study Finds
In-flight tensions can run high on flights with a first-class section.
Harvard Mumps Outbreak Jumps to 41; Second Outbreak Reported in Connecticut
College students are particularly at risk, experts say.
Spike in Cost of Certain Oral Cancer Drugs Puts Squeeze on Patients
Prices have gone up multiple-fold for some drugs, a study found.
Beating Heart Cells Created From Human Skin Cells
Human cells grown in mice were used in the study.
Teen Pregnancy Rates Hit Historic Lows
Teen pregnancy rate is down more than 40 percent in last decade, CDC says.
Health Care Employees Bear Brunt of Workplace Assaults
"It has always just been considered part of the job," one expert complains.
Teen Injured in Uber-Driver Shooting a 'Warrior Princess'
Abigail Kopf, 14, was critically injured in the Kalamazoo shooting.
US Suicide Rate up 24 Percent Over 15 Years, CDC Finds
CDC report found suicide rates have been rising every year.
Aunt Starts Kidney Chain to Save Niece's Life
All six donors and recipients met for the first time today.
Cells Appear to Age Faster in People With HIV, Study Finds
Scientists look at how long-term HIV infection may affect cell structure.
Lesbian Couple Files Suit Over North Carolina 'Anti-LGBT' Law
Fertility clinic allegedly denied to see them because they were same-sex couple.
Life Expectancy Drops for White Women, CDC Says
Overall life expectancy for women remained at 81.2 years.
GMO Mosquito Study in Florida Sparks Eco Debate
Company says the mosquitoes could be used to help halt spread of Zika virus.
Los Angeles Among Worst US Cities for Air Pollution
Find out the U.S. cities with worst levels of air pollution.
Doctors Use 3-D Models, Special Balloons to Separate Conjoined Sisters
Texas girls are still recovering from Tuesday's surgery.
Ontario Providing Nearly $2 Million to Help First Nation With Suicide Crisis
Attawapiskat First Nation declared a state of emergency over suicide attempts.
Virtual Reality View of Surgery Live-Streamed Worldwide
UK Doctors used VR technology during a surgery to show the operation.
Florida Woman Allergic to Own Sweat, Tears
Julie Reid has been documenting her ordeal with the rare condition.
Major Changes Recommended at Jail Where Sandra Bland Died
A committee called for better screening for medical and mental health issues.
The 'Dirty Dozen' Produce Named Worst for Pesticide Exposure
Strawberries, peaches and apples all made the list by environmental group.
Why Ex-Facebook President Is Betting $250M on This Cancer Treatment
Immunotherapy treatments have been hailed as a major cancer breakthrough.
Conjoined Infant Twins Separated in Long Surgery
Girls were born connected at the waist.
DEA Marijuana Reclassification Could Affect Medical Uses
Marijuana is currently in the same class of drugs as heroin, LSD.
Mom Who Delayed Cancer Treatments While Pregnant Gives Birth
Kim Valliancourt was diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Flight Attendant Who Inspired 'Final Flight' Dies From Cancer
LouAnne Alexander flew for 34 years, died from pancreatic cancer this week.
Paralyzed Teen Hits Slopes Again With Special Skis
Jacob Wald, 13, contracted a rare disease that left him paralyzed.
Girl With 'Visual Bucket List' Is Blessed by Pope Francis
Lizzy Myers, 5, is slowly going blind.
Death of Partner Associated With Broken Heart, Literally
Losing a partner linked with more risk of an irregular heartbeat, study finds.
How Global Warming Could Ruin Your Dinner
Carbon dioxide, food bacteria and illnesses could affect food supply.
Teen Critically Injured in Kalamazoo Shooting Walks Again
Abigail Kopf, 14, suffered a gunshot wound to the head in February's shooting.
Mother Hears Late Son's Heartbeat in Organ Recipient
The emotional moment Lisa Swanson hears her late son's heart beat again.
Doctors’ Racial Bias May Affect the Way They Treat Pain
The false beliefs may lead to racial bias in pain management, study says.
When and Why Children Learn to Lie
There are important reasons why almost everyone learns to lie, experts say.
The Art and Science of Spotting a Lie
This April Fool's Day, learn professionals' secrets for detecting lies.
Texas Toddler Dies After Going to Dentist
Texas girl reportedly had anesthesia while being treated.
Conjoined Sisters Fused at Waist to Be Separated Next Month
Ximena and Scarlett Hernandez-Torres have a third identical triplet sister.