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Lawn Mowers Can Cause Severe Injuries to Kids

Study found that more than half of accidents required amputation.

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Top Drug-Resistant Germs in America

The CDC's list of 18 dangerous bacteria, and how you can do your part to stop more germs from becoming deadly


What to Know About “Super Lice”

Treatment-resistant lice have popped up in 25 states. Is yours one of them?

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When Your Doctor Tweets about His "Favorite" Drug

There may be big pharma dollars hidden behind that social media post.

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Cyberbullying and Violence Linked to PTSD in Teens

Researcher says post-traumatic stress is underreported and undertreated in this age group.

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Have a Layover? Learn How to Save a Life with CPR

Coming to an airport near you are kiosks that teach you CPR in minutes.

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Four "Ubiquitous" Cancer-Causing Chemicals to Avoid

According to the National Cancer Institute, each of these is common and worth staying away from.

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Lyme Disease "Biofilm" Eludes Antibiotics

Germ forms slimy layer that makes it up to 1,000 times more resistant than other bacteria, researchers say.

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New Health Benefits of Mindfulness

Staying "in the moment" may help keep blood sugar low and also ease back pain.

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Germs You Can Get from a Public Toilet

What's worth worrying about, what isn’t and how to protect yourself.

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Can't Sleep? 9 Surprising Things that Can Keep You Awake

If you just can't nod off, one of these hidden problems may be to blame.

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Vaccine Has Cut HPV Infection Rate in Teen Girls by Two-Thirds

Still, too few girls and boys getting vaccinated, researchers say.

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Cancer Prevention: One Research Group's Top Ten Tips

Here's the American Institute for Cancer Research's list of to-dos (and don'ts).


Fatal Overdoses Rising From Sedatives

When combined with narcotics, these drugs can be lethal, researcher says

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America, Home of the Sleep-Deprived?

A third of American adults don't get enough sleep — and people in these states sleep the least.