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Taking benzodiazepines before conception linked to dangerous pregnancy condition, new study finds.
The American Heart Association says pets can improve your mood, thinking and behavior.
Moms and dads may be underestimating kids' screen time by more than an hour a day.
Walking or biking to work may lower your risk of getting sick or dying early, British researchers report.
"As large numbers of people begin to return to work as the COVID-19 lockdown eases, it is a good time for everyone to rethink their transport choices," said lead researcher Richard Patterson, from the MRC Epidemiology Unit at the U...
Far from helping them avoid cigarettes, longtime ex-smokers who try vaping are taking a big risk that they'll relapse, a new study finds.
People who've spent a year off smokes are nearly four times more likely to start lighting up again if they experiment with vaping, compared with those who don't, according to findings published June ...
A letter signed by nearly 1,300 public health professionals, infectious diseases professionals and community stakeholders says fear of COVID-19's spread is no excuse to stop people from joining police brutality protests in cities across America.
Instead, it supports the anti-racist demonstrations and suggests ways that demonstrators ca...
Nearly two out of five Americans are using bleach and other household cleaners in potentially dangerous ways in an effort to protect themselves against COVID-19 infection, a new survey reveals.
About 20% Americans say they have applied bleach to their fruits and vegetables as a means of disinfection, a practice not recommended by t...
Knowing how much older adults exercise can predict their odds of developing heart disease or dying early, a new study suggests.
Asking patients during atherosclerosis (clogged arteries) screening about their levels of exercise can help start treatment sooner, researchers say.
"With people now living longer, there is a growi...
Teens who donate blood are at significant risk for long-term iron deficiency, a new study warns.
The concern comes as 16- to 18-year-olds have emerged as one of the fastest-growing groups of blood donors nationwide. But this study of nearly 31,000 teens who gave blood more than once between 2016 and 2018 found that roughly one in 10 w...
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