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US Abortions at new low
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U.S. Abortions Hit Lowest Level Since 1974

Even as the election outcome intensifies America's abortion debate, a comprehensive new survey finds the annual number of...

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CVS Now Sells a Generic EpiPen for a Fraction of the Price

CVS is now selling a rival, generic version of Mylan's EpiPen at about a sixth of its price,...

Any Exercise Cuts Death Risk
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Study: Any Exercise Cuts Death Risk

Weekend warriors, take a victory lap. People who pack their workouts into one or two sessions a week...

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Scientists Discover New Organ in Human Body

A mighty membrane that twists and turns through the gut is starting the new year with a new...

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90% of Strokes Can be Prevented, New Study Finds

Nine out of every 10 strokes has a modifiable risk factor, including hypertension, a new study suggests. Stroke...

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Skin Cancer Risk for Redheads Equal to 21 Years in the Sun

Having genes that give you red hair, pale skin, and freckles increases your risk of developing skin cancer...

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An Inside Look at Trump’s Health Care Plan

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's health care plan would significantly lower premiums purchased directly by consumers but...

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America’s Opioid Addiction Is Worse Than We Thought

Accidental overdoses aren't the only deadly risk from using powerful prescription painkillers - the drugs may also contribute...

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FDA Approves Device That Removes 30% of Food from Stomach

A new weight loss device offers a novel approach to cutting calories: draining them from the stomach before...

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Watchdog Group: FDA Needs to Work Faster

Federal health officials failed to force a recall of peanut butter and almond products for three months after...