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Study Finds High Number Of Deaths Linked To Excessive Drinking

A new study from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) finds excessive drinking accounts for nearly 1 in 10 deaths.

07/03/2014

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Poll: Just 36 Percent Of Americans Believe They Are Overweight, Although 66 Percent Actually Are

About 66 percent of Americans are considered overweight or obese by modern health standards, but the majority (55 percent) do not believe they are overweight and say they are not trying to drop the pounds, according to a recent Gallup poll.

06/19/2014

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Md. Ranks Top 10 in Best States For Teenage Drivers

Parents in Maryland may not need to worry as much when it comes to their teen getting behind the wheel of a car.

06/18/2014

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Study: Not Eating Red Meat May Lower Breast Cancer Risk

According to a new study, young women who eat less red meat may have a lower risk of developing breast cancer later in life.

06/13/2014

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CDC: Married Men More Likely to See Doctor For Checkups

Tie the knot, see a doc? A new study says men are more likely to get medical checkups if they’re married rather than just living with a woman.

06/11/2014

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Norovirus Affects Millions, Caused By Food Workers

According to recent government reports, nearly 20 million people get sick every year from contracting the norovirus.

06/04/2014

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Officials: Measles Tally Doubled in the Past Month

Measles cases are accelerating, and in the last five months have caused more U.S. illnesses than in any entire year since 1996.

05/29/2014

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CDC: US Births Up For First Time In 5 Years, Improved Economy Cited

The baby recession may be at an end: After a five-year span in which the number of children born in the United States dropped each year, 2013 saw a minute increase.

05/29/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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CDC Confirms First Case of MERS Infection in US

Health officials say a deadly virus from the Middle East has turned up for the first time in the U.S.

05/02/2014

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