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Before you fire up the grill for some great summer meals, Consumer Reports has a caution.
1 hr ago | WALB-TV Albany
The Georgia Department of Agriculture has confirmed one positive case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in a horse found in Brooks County.
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New results published May 22, JAMA , indicate that of the teens who smoke, those who incorporate exercise are more likely to decrease or quit their daily cigarette use than those who do not.
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Once perceived as harmless, phthalates have come under increasing scrutiny. A growing collection of evidence suggests dietary exposure to phthalates may cause significant metabolic and hormonal abnormalities, especially during early development.
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When the Southern Brooklyn community wants to raise awareness for a good cause, they know how to do it - even in stormy weather.
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A micrograph image of C. difficile bacteria is shown in a handout photo. Hospital-acquired infections such as MRSA and C. difficile remain a problem in Newfoundland and Labrador.
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An unknown flu-like respiratory illness has killed two people and sickened five others in southeastern Alabama.
9 hrs ago | Reuters
The U.S. government has signed an antibiotics development deal worth up to $200 million with GlaxoSmithKline to tackle the dual threats of drug resistance and bioterrorism.
12 hrs ago | CNN
Before the term "vaccination" was coined, millions died every year from infectious diseases such as smallpox, tuberculosis and yellow fever.
The first death due to a tick-borne virus has been confirmed in Korea, setting off alarm bells in the country following reports of deaths from the virus in Japan and China.
Children and teens who had a peer commit suicide may be more likely to think about and attempt suicide themselves, an effect that appears to be more pronounced in younger kids.
Sharing a bed with an infant significantly increases their risk of dying from sudden infant death syndrome , according to a new study published online on May 20 in BMJ Open .
After years of telling consumers that eating too much salt was bad for their health, a new report from the Institute of Medicine at the behest of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention turns conventional wisdom on it's head: There [is] no rationale for anyone to aim for sodium levels below 2,300 milligrams a day.
Getting enough vitamin B1 in your diet is essential for maintaining a healthy body.
The overall health of Americans isn't improving much, with about six in 10 people either overweight or obese and large numbers engaging in unhealthy behaviors like smoking, heavy drinking or not exercising, a new government report shows.
The fight has drawn comment from bands including the Dandy Warhols and the Decemberists The medical establishment near universally supports fluoridation.
Residents of Portland, Ore., will vote today on whether to add fluoride to their drinking water - a move hailed by some as one of the greatest public health achievements of the 20th century .
The study represents some of the first evidence of a causal effect of PE on youth obesity, and is forthcoming in the Journal of Health Economics .