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Would you eat this? Check with the new CDC app "Can I Eat This?" first. (NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC App Helps Travelers Avoid Diarrhea

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants to help tourists avoid traveler’s diarrhea, so it created a smartphone app called Can I Eat This?

06/10/2014

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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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Research: Women With Diabetes More Likely To Develop Heart Disease

Forget what you think you know about heart disease. There’s new information that’s shaking things up a bit.

06/04/2014

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Study: Pregnancy Could Be Contagious

Laughing is contagious, and so is yawning, but it looks like pregnancy could be added to that list too.

05/31/2014

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Study: Wealthy And Impoverished Get Different Types Of Cancer

A new study shows the level of poverty or wealth in an area may affect the types of cancers people get.

05/28/2014

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Study: Younger Siblings More Likely To Commit Suicide

A recent study out of Sweden has revealed that younger siblings are more likely to commit suicide than firstborns or older siblings.

05/24/2014

Researchers found 70 percent of women who had both breasts removed were not at an elevated risk for cancer.(Credit: Thinkstock)

Study: Most Breast Cancer Patients Who Have Double Mastectomy Don’t Need It

Researchers found 70 percent of women who had both breasts removed were not at an elevated risk for cancer.

05/22/2014

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Is Your Handshake As Dangerous As Smoking?

A commentary in the Journal Of The American Medical Association says it’s time to say goodbye to the handshake greeting in a health care setting.

05/22/2014

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Research: Bacteria Can Live On Airplane Surfaces For A Week+

Before you take your next flight, you may want to take along a little extra hand sanitizer. New research shows bacteria can hang around on airplane surfaces for more than a week.

05/22/2014

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Ingredients To Watch Out For In Your Cosmetics

Americans, in general, spend almost $40 billion a year trying to look good. The cosmetic market represents about 15 percent of the beauty industry and includes anything from lipstick to nail polish. But what’s in this stuff and how is it made?

05/22/2014

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