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A woman smokes a hookah. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Study: Nearly 1 In 5 High School Students Smokes Hookah

According to a new study, nearly one in five high school seniors reported smoking hookah this past year.

07/07/2014

The Winter Olympic games may struggle to find host cities in the future, with Russia’s unprecedented spending on the Sochi games proving a success for the county’s image but not for the future of the games themselves. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Expert: Russia’s Spending $51B On Sochi Has ‘Destroyed The Winter Games’

The winter Olympic Games may struggle to find host cities in the future, with Russia’s unprecedented spending on the Sochi games proving a success for the county’s image but not for the future of the games themselves.

05/29/2014

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

The baby recession may be at an end: After a five-year span in which the number of children born in the United States dropped each year, 2013 saw a minute increase.  (Getty)

Study: Circumcision Rates Declining Among US Males

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.

04/03/2014

White noise machines designed to help infants sleep can exceed the recommended noise limit and cause damage to a baby’s hearing. (Photo by Andrew Wong/Getty Images)

Study: Infant Sleep Machines Have Dangerous Noise Levels

White noise machines designed to help infants sleep can exceed the recommended noise limit and cause damage to a baby’s hearing.

03/03/2014

File photo of an ambulance.  (Credit: Thinkstock)

Study: 13 Percent Of EMS Workers Clean Hands Before Patient Contact

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say wearing gloves is still not enough to prevent the transmission of pathogens in healthcare settings.

11/12/2013

Flu vaccination is no longer merely a choice between a jab in the arm or a squirt in the nose. This fall, some brands promise a little extra protection. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CDC: Flu Vaccine Only 62 Percent Effective, 47 States With Widespread Illness

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting that the flu vaccine has only been 62 percent effective amid 47 states reporting widespread illness.

01/11/2013

File photo of a child eating a hamburger at a fast food restaurant. (credit: Guang Niu/Getty Images)

American Heart Association Warns Of The ‘Salty Six’ Foods

The American Heart Association has released a new list of foods that are too salty.

11/08/2012

CBS Correspondent Harold Dow Dies

He did the first interview with O.J. Simpson after the Nicole Simpson trial and worked on 48 Hours.

08/23/2010

How Did The Oil Rig Blow Up?

It’s been over a month since the Deepwater Horizon oil rig blew up and sank in the Gulf of Mexico beginning what will very likely be the worst environmental disaster this country has ever experienced. […]

05/21/2010

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