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What's the No. 1 killer of Americans?
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer, followed by cancer. But the CDC has good news about mortality in the U.S.
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Americans are dying at the highest rate in more than a decade
Americans died at a higher rate in 2015, news that comes as a surprise to experts who are used to seeing a decline in the number of deaths.
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News Image Fri, 03 Jun 2016 11:38:26 GMT
Death rate on the rise for middle-aged white Americans
For decades, nearly all Americans -- in every age and racial group -- have seen decreases in death rates. But in the last nearly 15 years, middle-aged white Americans have been left out, according to a study.
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High body fat, not BMI, linked with higher death rate, study finds
Many health experts will tell you that being skinny is not necessarily healthy. Lending support to that argument, a new study finds that the thinnest people, similar to those who have the most body fat, have higher rates of death.
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Opening up a world of art for the blind with 3-D technology
3D Photoworks creates tactile art for the blind to experience in museums
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News Image Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:29:54 GMT
Thousands of kids hurt annually on amusement rides
More than 4,000 children are hurt on amusement rides every year in the United States, most during summer months.
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News Image Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:16:57 GMT
Be kind to your colon with less-invasive screenings, panel advises
An influential panel has added some choices, aiming to get more Americans screened for colorectal cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.
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News Image Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:13:04 GMT
Surprising summer threats to your dog
Summertime means fun in the sun, and dog owners often include their pets in outdoor activities like hiking, swimming, camping and running in the park or even on the beach.
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Stem cell study for ALS patients shows promise and pain
Stem cell research can run the gamut from Nobel Prize-winning scientists to hucksters in lab coats making a buck off desperate, seriously ill people. The results of one new study may be less than hoped for, but the science is sound: The study concluded that injecting stem cells into the spinal cords of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is safe in most, though not all, cases. Unfortunately, the procedure provided no benefit to patients, though it caused substantial pain to two of the study participants.
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News Image Wed, 29 Jun 2016 20:41:52 GMT
How to train yourself to become a morning exerciser
You plan a workout for the evening, but then something comes up -- a happy hour, a deadline for work, or maybe even a Tinder date. And there goes your exercise for the day. If this keeps happening to you, there's a logical solution: shift your workout schedule to the morning.
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News Image Wed, 29 Jun 2016 13:06:31 GMT
To improve your memory, get moving ... or take a nap
Scientists have unlocked new secrets for boosting memory retention: One involves breaking a sweat, and the other involves taking a snooze.
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'Milestones' may hold clues to child's future cognitive skills
New research links a baby's motor milestones with cognitive development later in life.
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How to keep girls in the game after puberty
With half of girls quitting sports by age 17, according to a new survey sponsored by Always, what can be done to keep more girls in the game?
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Why do so many pop stars die young?
Is being a superstar incompatible with a long, healthy life? Are there certain conditions that are more likely to cause a star's demise?
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Hundreds workout on flight deck of USS Intrepid
They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but can push-ups do the same?
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