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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

The Latest: New wrongful death lawsuit filed against 2019-01-16 18:20:18An attorney says an additional wrongful death lawsuit has been filed alleging an Ohio doctor and the hospital where he worked caused a patient's deat

New suits filed over pain meds given to 2019-01-16 18:00:25At least three wrongful death lawsuits have now been filed against Dr. William Husel, the Columbus-area Mount Carmel Health System, and nurses and pha

Medical tech in Hepatitis C outbreak challenges sentence 2019-01-16 16:40:43A traveling hospital technician who was sentenced to 39 years in prison for infecting patients in multiple states with hepatitis C through tainted syr

Health providers try to inform immigrant patients of 2019-01-16 16:09:33A new policy could undermine the legal status of immigrants who use Medicaid.

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.

Prosecutor: Drug maker pushed OxyContin despite danger signs 2019-01-16 08:58:47Massachusetts court filing says company that makes opioid sought 'blizzard of prescriptions' when it launched the drug in the 1990s

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

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

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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: 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

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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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