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In 2013, the birth rate among 15- to 19-year-olds was 26.6 births per 1,000 teenagers. (China Photos/Getty Images)

CDC: US Teen Birth Rate Hit Historic Low In 2013

Continuing trend reflects changing behavior of teens.

16 hours ago

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Study: Home That’s Too Clean Could Leave Newborn Vulnerable To Asthma, Allergies

Keeping your home too clean may lead to asthma and allergy complications later in life for children.

06/08/2014

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Study: Smokers Say Using E-Cigarettes is Just “Cooler” Than Using Other Inhalers

In a recent study out of Rutgers University, the popularity of e-cigarettes was determined

06/07/2014

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CDC: Man Who Met First MERS Patient Now Has Virus

Health officials say an Illinois man has apparently picked up an infection from the only American diagnosed with a mysterious Middle East virus.

05/17/2014

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

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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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

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Study: Earl Grey Tea Can Lower Cholesterol, Reduce Chances Of Heart Disease

A new study has found that earl grey tea can lower cholesterol and also reduce the chances of heart disease.

03/31/2014

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Study: Urinating In Pool Water Creates Dangerous Chemicals That Can Affect Lungs, Heart

A new study has found that urinating in pool water creates dangerous chemicals that can affect the lungs and heart.

03/30/2014

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Study: Autism Develops Early During Pregnancy

A new study has found that autism begins early in pregnancy.

03/27/2014

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