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- CDC: 1 In 3 Adults Drink Excessively, But Not Alcoholics One third of adults drink excessively but are not alcoholics, says a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Does Hunching Over Smartphones Hurt Our Spines? According to one study, people spend an average of 2-4 hours a day hunched over their smartphones, which puts a lot of stress on the spine.
- Study Suggests Genetic Link For Male Homosexuality A large study of gay brothers adds to evidence that genes influence men's chances of being homosexual, but the results aren't strong enough to prove it.
- Government Pushes Healthcare Enrollment There's a renewed push to get Americans to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. According to Dr. Karen DeSalvo, the Acting Assistant Secretary for Health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, "this is the time...
- Study: More Than Half Of Poison Control Calls Regarding Energy Drinks Involve Children 6 Or Younger There’s a growing concern that high-caffeine energy drinks are making their way into the wrong hands.
- New In-Home Innovations Claim They Can Make You Healthier New innovations claiming to give you more energy and even help you sleep better are just some of the wellness features found in the new healthy home.
- Bono, Affleck Stay Silent in PSA on Ebola Response Celebrities are playing the waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.
- Study: Stress Harder On Younger Women's Hearts Stress affects young women with heart disease harder than it affects young men with heart disease, a new study finds.
- Report: Woman Contracts HIV Through Shared Manicure Equipment A woman in Brazil tested positive for HIV over ten years after sharing manicure equipment with a cousin who later was diagnosed with HIV.
- CDC: 1 Million Americans Suffer Eye Infections Yearly, Mainly Due To Contacts The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that 1 million Americans suffer eye infections annually.