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Research Shows Links Between Obesity and 8 Additional Cancers
Excess fat linked to cancers including gastric, liver and ovarian cancer.
Traumatized Syrians Go Online for Mental Health Care
The ongoing crisis in Syria has left many mentally and physically scarred.
Devastating Effects of Zika Seen in New Fetal Scans
Researchers are learning how Zika affects fetal brain development.
Teen Is 4th Person to Survive Brain-Eating Amoeba in 50 Years
Doctors cooled the teen's body temperature to 33 degrees to save him.
Florida Zika Outbreak: Students to Get Zika Lessons, Mosquito Protection
Outbreak has infected at least 36 people in south Florida.
CDC Issues Travel Warning After 5 Infected in New Florida Zika Transmission
CDC issues new travel warning for affected area.
Parents Want 'Opt-Out' Option for HPV Vaccine, Study Finds
Researchers found parents still wary of HPV vaccine.
More Hispanics Uninsured Despite Obamacare Gains
Undocumented status and language barriers among the hurdles to coverage.
Baltimore Pastor's Non-Profit Helps Families With Mental Health After Violence
Violence can take a toll on mental as well as physical health.
Florida Zika Outbreak: Why More Cases Don't Mean the Outbreak is Growing
Three new Zika cases were reported yesterday, which may be par for the course.
What It’s Like to Be a Minority in Medicine
Underrepresented minorities make up just 6 percent of U.S. physicians.
Family Isolated for 2 Years Hoping to Qualify for Daughter's Experimental Treatment
Daughter has rare, fatal genetic condition dubbed "child Alzheimer's."
Acetaminophen Use While Pregnant Linked to Childhood Behavioral Problems
Experts still advise drug is safest pain-reliever for pregnant women.
Feds Use Medicaid, Children's Services Funds to Avoid Delaying Zika Vaccine Research
$81 million will be moved to keep vaccine research on track.
The Best Time of Day to Break an Olympic Record
Hormones, sleep schedule and circadian rhythm can affect athletic performance.
Personal Trainer's Journey With Condition That Causes Repeated Skin Cancer
Erica Dingler has had dozens of carcinomas removed.
Star Belgian Sailor Takes Sick After Racing on Polluted Bay
A Belgian woman who won a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympics has become sick after racing on polluted Guanabara Bay
Four New Zika Cases Reported in Florida Outbreak
At least 21 people have been infected in the outbreak.
New Local Zika Infection Reported in Miami
New case brings outbreak total to 16.
FDA Approves GMO Mosquito Test to Fight Zika
Final decision on test still up to local government.
Planned Parenthood Cut Could Hurt Florida's Zika Response
A judge has temporarily held up cuts in Florida's funding to Planned Parenthood.
Mass Shootings May Be Affected by 'Media Contagion': Researchers
A study seeks to understand the increase in mass shootings.
Olympic Beach Water Includes High Levels of Bacteria
WHO has warned athletes participating in open water sports to cover open wounds.
Olympic Athletes Must Forgo Common Meds for Doping Tests
List of banned substances includes some common over-the-counter drugs.
Average Weight of an American Man is 15 Pounds More Than 20 Years Ago
Men, women and children in the U.S. have double-digit gains in average weight.
NIH Reconsiders Embryo Testing With Human and Animal Cells
The ban on some "chimera" embryos was implemented last September.
Why Zika Virus Is Unlikely to Be Endemic in US
Lessons from West Nile virus and how Zika is different.
Mom Who Cared for Her Kids With Cancer Now Faces Same Fight
Penny Guyer was diagnosed 20 years after her son and months after her daughter.
Zika Vaccine in First Round of Testing
A possible Zika vaccine is being tested in humans.
First Outbreak of Locally Transmitted Zika Confirmed in Continental US
Four people have been infected with Zika in this outbreak in Florida.
Consumer Reports Highlights Dietary Supplement Dangers
Side effects and mixing with other medications are some of the concerns.
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...
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.