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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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U.S. Survey: More Than 1 In 10 Kids Has ADHD

Health officials say the number of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder continues to rise. The latest survey says more than 1 in 10 children has been diagnosed with it.

11/22/2013

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CDC Report Card: Good, Bad Marks On Target Battles

About three years ago, the nation’s top public health agency picked its battles. Now, it’s issuing its own report card on reaching those goals: Pretty good but needs improvement.

11/21/2013

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Hefty Holidays: American Indulgence In The Face Of A National Obesity Epidemic

Will our national concern with our weight and health ever affect or alter how we eat and act during the holiday season?

11/21/2013

Drinking coffee regularly may decrease the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by up to 25 percent.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Study: Drinking Coffee Regularly May Reduce Diabetes Risk

Drinking coffee regularly may decrease the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by up to 25 percent.

11/17/2013

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Study: Hookah, E-Cigarette Smoking On The Rise With Teens

Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta announced recently that use of hookahs and e-cigarettes is on the rise in teenagers throughout the United States.

11/16/2013

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Study: Asthma Patients Might Have More Fertility Issues

A team of scientists learned that women who suffer from asthma might have more trouble getting pregnant than women who do not.

11/15/2013

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Pew: Most See Obesity As Health Concern, Do Not Think Government Should Act

A recently conducted survey suggests that the majority of Americans feel obesity is cause for significant concern, but do not think that it is up to the government to intervene with policies that may result in healthier eating habits.

11/13/2013

The cost of having one child costs about $21,000, and that number increases dramatically for multiple deliveries: $105,000 for twins and more than $400,000 to have triplets or more children. (Photo by Veejay Villafranca/Getty Images)

Study: Rising Cost Of Having One Baby $21,000 And $105,000 For Twins

The cost of having one child costs about $21,000, and that number increases dramatically for multiple deliveries: $105,000 for twins and more than $400,000 to have triplets or more children.

11/12/2013

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Sisters Claim HPV Vaccine Caused Their Ovaries To Stop Producing Eggs

Two Wisconsin sisters have filed a federal claim, saying they believe a cervical cancer vaccine caused their ovaries to stop producing eggs.

11/08/2013

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Study: Cancer Diagnoses Increase Suicide Risk By 60 Percent In Younger Patients

A recent study suggests that teenagers and young adults who are diagnosed with cancer could be at an increased risk of suicide.

10/30/2013

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