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Drowning replaces traffic accidents as the leading cause of accidental deaths for boys age 1-4; second leading cause for girls in that age group. (Getty Images)

Study: Drowning A Leading Cause Of Accidental Deaths For Young Children

Drowning replaces traffic accidents as the leading cause of accidental deaths for boys age 1-4; second leading cause for girls in that age group.

04/15/2014

File photo of a father and baby. (credit: Sam Diephuis/Getty Images)

Study: Young Dads Have High Risk Of Suffering Depression

According to a recent study, men who become fathers around age 25 have a 68 percent increase of depressions symptoms over the first five years of being dads if they live at the same home as their children.

04/14/2014

A man with prostate cancer is wheeled into an operating room for a bracytherapy operation. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Study: Prostate Cancer Tests Underestimate Aggressiveness of Disease

A new study has found that prostate cancer tests underestimate the aggressiveness of the disease.

04/12/2014

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Study: High-Fat Diet Sharply Increases Breast Cancer Risk

ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta) – According to a recent study, a diet high in fat increases the risk of breast cancer. Adding foods that are high with saturated fat raises the risk of getting breast cancer […]

04/10/2014

People leaning their heads together to pose for selfies. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Expert: Selfie Addiction May Cause Mental Illness

Having an addiction to taking selfies, may cause mental illness, according to an expert.

04/09/2014

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Experts Decode Germs’ DNA To Fight Food Poisoning

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.

04/06/2014

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Report: E-Cigarette Poisoning On The Rise

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new report stating that poisoning from the liquids used in electronic cigarettes is on the rise.

04/03/2014

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. (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

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. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Study: Vegetarians Less Healthy, Lower Quality Of Life Than Meat-Eaters

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.

04/01/2014

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Judge Won’t Block Ariz. Law Which Bans Women From Taking Abortion-Inducing Drug

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.

04/01/2014

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