Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials say unsafe handling and affectionate behavior, like giving your chicken a smooch, may spread Salmonella. (File photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

CDC Warns That Kissing, Cuddling Chickens Can Spread Salmonella

Those who spend time around chickens may want to think twice before being overly affectionate.


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National Survey: Adults Still Aren’t Eating Their Fruits And Veggies

Most U.S. adults still aren’t eating nearly enough fruits and vegetables.


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Heroin Use Increasing Among Women And Wealthy

The demographics behind heroin addiction in the United States are making a shift as its use increases among women and well-off abusers, according to information released by federal officials Tuesday.


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Study Finds A Catnap At Work Will Boost Productivity

Could taking a catnap at work boost productivity among workers? According to a new study, it very well could.



Study: Breast Milk Helps Infants Develop Gut Bacteria That Builds Immunity

Breastfeeding infants may help them form immunity-boosting gut bacteria, a new study suggests.


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CDC Expands Recommendations For Vaccine Against Meningitis B

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its recommendations for the vaccine against Meningitis B.


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Scientists Questioning Why More Woman Than Men Have Alzheimer’s

Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it’s just because they tend to live longer than men.


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Health Officials Advising US Doctors To Be On Lookout For People Sickened By MERS Following South Korea Outbreak

Health officials are advising U.S. doctors to be on the lookout for people sickened by Middle East respiratory syndrome, also called MERS, following an outbreak in South Korea.


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Study: Children Of Older Moms, Dads Have Higher Autism Risk

A new study suggests children of older mothers and fathers may have a higher risk of autism.


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Study: Women Who Got Vaccinated For HPV May Need Another Shot

Women who received the human papillomavirus vaccine may be more likely to be infected with another strain of the HPV virus than women who do not get the vaccine, a new study finds.