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US meets over half of Healthy People 2020 breastfeeding goals

breastfeeding have been met. “We are pleased that most U.S. babies start out breastfeeding and over half are ...

How Much of an Herbicide Is Safe in Your Cereal?

little information—and it’s only starting to trickle in now. “The reason that the IARC took so long is ...

AI-Driven Dermatology Could Leave Dark-Skinned Patients Behind

learning are not a new issue. Algorithms have mistaken images of black people for gorillas, misunderstood ...

Any Weight Loss Can Be Healthful, but More Can Be Much Better

Overweight people who lost 5 to 10 percent of their weight lowered their risk for metabolic syndrome by 22 percent. Those who lost 20 percent cut their risk by over 50 percent. ...

New research into Down syndrome launched

However new Irish research has been launched, which aims to better understand the immune systems of these ...

Swim Caps Are Keeping Black Women Out of Pools

Despite the hair issue, Singleton says she’s starting to see a growing number of black parents putting ...

Spreading Quality Information in the Era of ‘Fake News’

take a breath and remember that what we are seeing is a new method for an old problem: Misinformation ...

Personal Health: An Underappreciated Key to College Success: Sleep

Many college-bound students start out with dreadful sleep habits that are likely to get worse once ...

Young adults with SLE experience 20% to 40% work loss rate

of their lives, young adults start limiting their activity,” Dodge told attendees at the Rheumatology ...

Adverum Biotechnologies reports quarterly net loss

development activities. In July, Adverum submitted an investigational new drug ...

The Doctor Doesn’t Listen to Her. But the Media Is Starting To.

It started early in the year. In January, a widely cited Vogue cover story on the tennis great Serena ...

Food Quality Trumps Variety, Experts Say

People whose diets contained the greatest variety of foods tended to eat many nutritious foods, but also many junk foods. ...

A Toxic Substance Has Been Found in Crayons Again

would overturn a ban on new uses of asbestos and institute something called a “Significant New Use ...

Screening identifies diseases linked to sudden cardiac death in adolescent athletes

soccer, according to a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine. Aneil Malhotra, MB, BChir, ...

Combining CBT, web-based support helps maintain weight loss

published in the Journal of Internal Medicine. “It is very important to find new effective methods for ...

Early study results positive for AU-011 in patients with choroidal melanoma

appears to be safe in early trials and is well tolerated. There is inflammation. It seems to start within ...

The Viral Video Star Behind the Fitness Fad That May Replace CrossFit

long preached that learning new, complex movements betters the brain in ways straightforward cardio or ...

Doctors: Playing Doctor to Our Children

We dismissed our 9-year-old son’s complaints and directed him to the bathroom. But then he stopped eating. ...

New antimicrobials demonstrate ‘good activity’ at long-term acute- care hospitals

Two new antimicrobials with potential utility for resistant isolates at long-term acute-care ...

New antimicrobials demonstrate ‘good activity’ at long-term acute-care hospitals

Two new antimicrobials with potential utility for resistant isolates at long-term acute-care ...