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Anti-abortion lawmakers want women seeking the procedure in Louisiana to get pamphlets describing possible psychological effects, the illegality of coerced abortions and services available to human trafficking victims.
The nation’s disease detectives are beginning a program to try to outsmart outbreaks by routinely decoding the DNA of potentially deadly bacteria and viruses.
Fewer male infants in the U.S. are being circumcised, and new research finds that nearly half of all uncircumcised males will contract a medical ailment related to their foreskin.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, knowing your body mass index, achieving and maintaining a healthy weight, and getting regular physical activity are all actions you can take for yourself to combat obesity.
Vegetarians have a lower BMI and drink alcohol sparingly, but vegetarian diets are tied to generally poorer health, poorer quality of life and a higher need for health care than their meat-eating counterparts.
The most stringent restrictions in the nation on the use of abortion drugs were allowed to take effect Tuesday by a federal judge’s ruling in the latest in a series of court fights over Arizona abortion laws.
A new study has found that earl grey tea can lower cholesterol and also reduce the chances of heart disease.
A new study has found that eating an organic diet does not reduce the risk of cancer.
Researchers say the drugs show great promise.