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CDC Says Microneedle Measles Vaccine Patch Could Be 'Game-Changer'

(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday that a microneedle patch currently being developed could be a major advancement in the effort to vaccinate ...

US Lowers Recommended Fluoride Levels for Drinking Water

(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Monday announced a final recommendation for optimal levels of fluoride in drinking water -- lowering the ...

Women Put an Average of 168 Chemicals on Their Bodies Each Day, Consumer Group Says

(NEW YORK) -- American women put an average of 168 chemicals on their bodies each day, according to a nonprofit group, but two senators say federal regulations on personal care ...

Why Broccoli Sprouts May Be a True Disease-Fighting Super Food

(NEW YORK) -- Broccoli has long been considered a “super food” but it’s sulforaphane -- a concentrated form of the phytochemicals found in broccoli sprouts -- that’s shaping up to ...

Expert Tips for Healthy Airport Eating this Summer

(NEW YORK) -- Plenty of travelers plan to shed a few pounds before their summer trips, but that necessary evil -- the airport -- is filled with potential pitfalls for ...

Survey Shows Evolving Views of Men's Roles in Society

(NEW YORK) — What is the American Dream in 2015? For most men, it means being a good husband, father, son or friend.

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Digital Device Users Getting Younger and Younger and Younger

(NEW YORK) — Nowadays, before a child in the U.S. even says his first word, he may actually be playing with an electronic device.

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Study: Teens Texting While Driving Rates Down After State Bans

(NEW YORK) -- As many states move to adopt laws banning texting while driving, a new study found teens in states without bans texted much more while driving than teens ...

Smiley Faces May Help Kids Eat Healthy

(CINCINNATI) -- Getting children to eat healthy, particularly in school where a larger selection of unhealthy foods is readily available, is an ongoing challenge.  

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Gender Identity Versus Attraction: 'It's Apples and Oranges' Says Bruce Jenner

(NEW YORK) -- When Brandon Jenner, Bruce Jenner’s son, learned his dad is transgender, his “biggest question,” he tells ABC News, was who his father might want to be in ...

Seven Questions Answered About Transgender People

(NEW YORK) -- It is believed there have always been people whose brain and bodies are at odds when it comes to their gender. In the past two decades, the ...

Heroin Use Continues To Rise Over 10 Years

(NEW YORK) -– The number of heroin users has continued to increase over the past 10 years.

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Why Botulism Is Found in Canned Foods and How to Keep Your Pantry Safe

(NEW YORK) -- After a botulism outbreak following a church potluck in Ohio left a woman dead and sickened up to 28 others, health officials say canned food could be ...

CDC Issues Alert Following Indiana HIV Outbreak

(INDIANAPOLIS) -- Health officials said on Friday that a HIV epidemic in rural Indiana among injection drug users is still not under control, prompting the Centers for Disease Control and ...

Foods Kids See in TV Ads Do Not Meet Nutritional Standards, CDC Says

(NEW YORK) -- Over half of the foods in advertising directed at children were ineligible for advertising if they followed government standards, the CDC says in a new report.

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