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Oral Cancer is Now Plaguing Younger Generations

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 4
Once the disease of older people who regularly drink and smoke, oral cancer is now plaguing younger generations, causing facial deformities, and, in some cases, death.

Plan Targets Health Care Bias Against Transgender People

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 3
The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system, carrying out anti-bias provisions in the president's health overhaul.

Healthier Happy Meals: Would New Law Make a Difference?

Sep 3
New research looks at the potential impact of a bill that would require healthier kids' menus at fast food restaurants.

A Q&A with Wall Street's Top Psychiatrist on Market Turmoil

By Matthew Craft | Sep 3
When it seems like the stock market has lost its mind, big banks and investment firms often turn to one particular psychiatrist: Richard Peterson, CEO of MarketPsych, a firm that applies research from behavioral science to financial markets.

Eight Fitness Lessons You Need to Relearn

Sep 2
Warren Honeycutt has a question for you: Do you really know all you think you do about healthy living? He'll debunk eight common workout myths.

Study Shows Spike in Illnesses When Sleep Suffers

Sep 2
A new study finds people who get less than six hours or less sleep each night are four times more likely to catch the common cold.

A Hot Flash for Lesbians, in National Menopause Month

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 1
Dr. Alyssa Dweck talks frankly about menopause, how it affects lesbians, and what you can do to ease the symptoms.

Study: Tiny, Wireless Pacemaker Could Be Surgery-Free Option

By Maria Cheng | Aug 30
A tiny, wireless pacemaker could offer some heart patients a surgery-free alternative to the traditional devices, a new study says.

3 Generations of Swedish Family Linked by Single Womb

By Maria Cheng | Aug 28
For one family in Sweden, a pioneering procedure has led to a baby being born from the same womb that nurtured the child's mother, uniting three generations.

Pediatricians Look Back to the Bad Old Days in Natl. Immunization Month

By EDGE | Aug 26
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is recognizing National Immunization Awareness Month this August with a series, "Medicine Before Vaccines," written by senior pediatricians about vaccinations.

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