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Melanoma Rate Doubles; The Skinny on Healthy...

The rate of diagnoses for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, has doubled between 1982 and 2011, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...

June 5, 2015 / 4 min read

Addiction Facts and Treatment Options

A severe substance abuse disorder or addiction is a dependence on a legal substance (such as alcohol or nicotine), illegal drug, or even prescription medication....

May 19, 2015 / 2 min read

Kids' Use of E-cigs Triples; Anti-Texting Laws...

Use of e-cigarettes by teens and preteens has surged 300 percent during the last 12 months, the CDC says.

April 17, 2015 / 4 min read

Kids’ Use of E-cigs Triples; Anti-Texting Laws...

Use of e-cigarettes by teens and preteens has surged 300 percent during the last 12 months, the CDC says.

April 17, 2015 / 4 min read

List of Most Addictive Foods, Measles Update...

The top ten most addictive items were: chocolate, ice cream, French fries, pizza, cookies, chips, cakes, popcorn (buttered), cheeseburgers and muffins.

February 27, 2015 / 3 min read

Money No. 1 Stress Trigger, Light Jogging...

Money is the top stress trigger in the U.S., according to a recent study from the American Psychological Association. The survey, which is called “Stress...

February 6, 2015 / 2 min read

Experts Question Nutritional Supplements for Eyes &...

The majority of top-selling nutritional supplements promoted for eye health do not contain the proper ingredients or dosages considered effective in slowing some eye diseases,...

January 2, 2015 / 2 min read

New Studies: E-books Hurt Sleep; Belly Fat...

Certain types of electronic books (e-readers) can make it harder to fall asleep. A new study finds that belly fat can carry a higher risk...

December 26, 2014 / 2 min read

CDC: Chance of Severe Flu Season, Toy...

The 2014-2015 flu season could be “severe,” and much of the influenza virus already in circulation has mutated and is affecting even those who have...

December 5, 2014 / 3 min read

Potential Health Hazards from Energy Drinks, Liquid...

Energy drinks can pose a health risk to younger children who may not be able to handle the amount of caffeine commonly found in these...

November 21, 2014 / 3 min read