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Teen suicide: Know the risk factors

For abused teen girls, the risk may be especially high.

Published: 11/16/2018

Want to quit smoking? This will boost your chances

Get inspired by the Great American Smokeout

Published: 11/15/2018

Sleep apnea study: Shorter breathing stops are more deadly

You could have sleep apnea and not know it.

Published: 11/14/2018

The HPV vaccine: Parental concerns vs. the facts

Experts urge parents to say yes to these potentially lifesaving shots.

Published: 11/13/2018

FDA approves first self-fitting hearing aid

It’s from a big name in audio, and users can control it with their smartphone.

Published: 11/12/2018

Pancreatic cancer: What everyone should know

Each year about 42,000 Americans develop this hard-to-detect cancer.

Published: 11/11/2018

Lung cancer: 10 must-know facts

There's no better time than November—Lung Cancer Awareness Month—to learn more about its prevention and screenings.

Published: 11/10/2018

Salmonella outbreak tied to turkey

The salmonella strain is resistant to several antibiotics.

Published: 11/09/2018

Nearly 800 supplements had unapproved ingredients from 2007 to 2016

Unlike drugs, supplements don't need FDA approval before they're sold.

Published: 11/09/2018

Troubling trend: A growing number of kids aren't getting timely vaccines

Why underinsured kids who live in rural areas may be more at risk.

Published: 11/08/2018

Coffee reduces rosacea risk

Here's more evidence that coffee has big health benefits.

Published: 11/07/2018

Type 2 diabetes: Weight-loss surgery may protect the heart

The researchers link surgery to a reduced risk of stroke, heart attack or death by any cause.

Published: 11/06/2018

3-D mammograms make a big difference in cancer detection

But there is a downside: more callbacks.

Published: 11/05/2018

Alzheimer's disease: Separating myth from fact

One fact you should know: An early diagnosis of Alzheimer's is important. If you or a loved one has problems with thinking or remembering, see a doctor.

Published: 11/04/2018

Turn back the clock—and set the stage for more sleep

The end of daylight saving time is a great opportunity to change your sleep habits.

Published: 11/03/2018

Extra weight linked to early-onset colorectal cancer in women

Rates of colorectal cancer are on the rise among people younger than 50. Weight may be one reason why.

Published: 11/02/2018

Adults up to 45 can get HPV vaccine

More than 8 out of 10 sexually active people will get some form of HPV.

Published: 11/01/2018

Don't give younger kids decongestants

Find out how to safely treat a stuffy, runny nose.

Published: 10/31/2018

Tobacco-control efforts helped reduce smoking, cancer rates

Researchers say smoking policies save lives.

Published: 10/30/2018

Aspirin may protect against ovarian and liver cancers

But taking ibuprofen or naproxen may be risky.

Published: 10/29/2018

Keep your pets safe this Halloween

Whether your furry friends love visitors or could live without them, here's how to make it safer for all of you.

Published: 10/28/2018

Fall yard work: 10 tips to stay injury-free

Don't start the season with a strain.

Published: 10/27/2018

Bladder infection protection: Drinking water helps

Just how much water is enough?

Published: 10/26/2018

Sleep recommendations: Drivers who fall short are more likely to crash

Falling asleep at the wheel isn't the only danger.

Published: 10/25/2018

Sexual harassment and assault take a toll on health

A study sheds new light on long-term health effects.

Published: 10/24/2018

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