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Air pollution is responsible for 4.2 million deaths yearly and as the Earth warms there’s only more cause for concern. Liz Langley lists the steps you...

Ultra-processed foods are taking the lead for the top weight gain...

A U.S. government-led trial may confirm the worst fears of anyone whose diet starts and ends in the frozen food aisle. It suggests that people who...

States file lawsuit against medication companies over generic-price-fixing scheme

Connecticut Attorney General William Tong has a skin condition called rosacea, and he says he takes the antibiotic doxycycline once a day for it.

How genetically engineered viruses prolonged a teenager’s life

In 2010, an undergraduate in Durban, South Africa, found herself scraping muck from the underside of a partially decomposed eggplant. It was, in a sense, homework....

A diabetes drug could be a solution for weight loss

Metformin, a low-cost drug that has been dubbed a "miracle" because of its potential anti-aging properties, could also help people lose weight, according to a new...

Diabetes drug has proven heart and kidney benefits

A common diabetes drug has been found to lower the risk of kidney failure in a new study. The finding has raised some eyebrows since diabetes...

Amazon’s Alexa is launching several skills that will help you control...

Artificial-intelligence assistant meets privacy rules and the device an even more important role in the daily lives of patients. Amazon recently highlighted the launch of six new Alexa skills...

E-cigarette users are reporting seizures to the FDA

The Food and Drug Administration is investigating nearly three dozen cases of people suffering from seizures after vaping, but it still lacks sufficient information to determine the causation...

Healthy food medical recommendations could lead to lowering healthcare costs

Every day, doctors write prescriptions for medications that will treat various ailments in their patients. Those prescriptions, though, come once the patient is already sick. In an effort...

Medieval diseases outbreak is making a comeback among the homeless in...

Typhus, tuberculosis, and other illnesses are spreading quickly through camps and shelters. Jennifer Millar stays in a homeless encampment off a Hollywood freeway ramp. She is constantly cleaning the...

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