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Benjamin Fearnow

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacteria that is resistant to many of the strongest antibiotics, and although recent prevalence has been limited to hospitals and nursing homes, a new study of 161 New York City residents who contracted the MRSA infections finds that the these people’s homes were “major reservoirs” for the bacteria strains. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Study: Antibiotic-Resistant MRSA ‘Superbug’ Found In US Homes

An anti-biotic resistant “superbug” that has long affected hospitals and other health-care locations around the world has now found a new “reservoir” location: inside U.S. homes.

04/22/2014

Electronic cigarettes worked just as well as nicotine patches to help smokers quit, according to the first study to compare them. (DENIS CHARLET/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit As Effectively As Nicotine Patches

Electronic cigarettes worked just as well as nicotine patches to help smokers quit, according to the first study to compare them.

09/07/2013

Research finds that nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug, and more than half receive at least two prescriptions. (Getty Images)

Study: 70 Percent Of Americans On Prescription Drugs

Research finds that nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug, and more than half receive at least two prescriptions.

06/19/2013

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CDC: 1 In 5 US Children May Have Mental Disorder

Nearly 1 in 5 children in the U.S. suffer from a mental disorder, and this number has been rising for more than a decade.

05/18/2013