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Does Diabetes Damage Brain Health?

Does Diabetes Damage Brain Health?

Researchers have found that people with diabetes had lower scores on verbal memory...

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CDC: U.S. Flu Activity Low Right Now, but Rising

CDC: U.S. Flu Activity Low Right Now, but Rising

Flu activity is still fairly low, but, as expected, has slowly increased over the...

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Albinism Strips Pigment From the Body, Including the Eyes

Albinism Strips Pigment From the Body, Including the Eyes

The pigment shortage may cause eyes to appear pink or red. In fact, the coloring...

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California Farm Linked to E. Coli in Romaine

California Farm Linked to E. Coli in Romaine

So far, 59 people across 15 states have come down with the often severe gastrointestinal...

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U.S. Gun Deaths Reach Record High

U.S. Gun Deaths Reach Record High

The numbers, which were confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,...

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Is Eating Deli Meats Really That Bad for You?

Is Eating Deli Meats Really That Bad for You?

Even small amounts of processed meat increase the risk of colorectal cancer.

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Weekly Health Quiz: Vegetables, Sleep and the Best Exercise to Age Well

Weekly Health Quiz: Vegetables, Sleep and the Best Exercise...

Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.

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Breast Cancer Risk May Rise After Childbirth, but Is Still Low

Breast Cancer Risk May Rise After Childbirth, but Is Still...

Women who recently gave birth may have an increased risk of breast cancer that lasts...

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New Brain Research Sheds Light On Mental Illness

New Brain Research Sheds Light On Mental Illness

Researchers looked at specific genes and their regulatory networks to learn more...

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Holidays Hike Heart Attack Risk

Holidays Hike Heart Attack Risk

In the 15-year study of more than 300,000 people who’d had a heart attack, the risk...

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New Disease-Bearing Tick Could Spread Through U.S.

New Disease-Bearing Tick Could Spread Through U.S.

Huge swaths of land along the Eastern seaboard, the Midwest and the South would...

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Despair, Love and Loss: A Journey Inside West Virginia’s Opioid Crisis

Despair, Love and Loss: A Journey Inside West Virginia’s...

Photographer Mark E. Trent chronicled the everyday lives of friends who were addicted...

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Certain Female Vets May Face Higher Dementia Risk

Certain Female Vets May Face Higher Dementia Risk

The study, of more than 100,000 older women veterans, spotlights the risk factors...

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When Investigative Reporting Means Seeking Access to a Subject’s Mind

When Investigative Reporting Means Seeking Access to a...

Although I’d learned about psychiatric advance directives a couple of years ago,...

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McDonald's Says It Will Trim Antibiotics in Beef

McDonald's Says It Will Trim Antibiotics in Beef

The company's first step is to partner with its supplying beef producers in the...