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Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 at 11:47 AM PDT

A Healthy Lifestyle May Offset Genetic Risk for Alzheimer’s

A Healthy Lifestyle May Offset Genetic Risk for Alzheimer’s

A healthy lifestyle can cut your risk of developing Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia even if you have genes that raise your risk for these mind-destroying diseases, a large study has found.

Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 at 03:42 PM PDT

Toxic Lake in Russia's Siberia Becomes Selfie Sensation

Toxic Lake in Russia's Siberia Becomes Selfie Sensation

Residents of a city in Siberia don't need to fly off to tropical locales for picturesque selfies taken by pristine turquoise waters. Thousands of Novosibirsk residents — ranging from scantily clad women to...

Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 at 07:16 AM PDT

Juul CEO to Parents Amid Teen Vaping Epidemic: 'I'm Sorry'

Juul CEO to Parents Amid Teen Vaping Epidemic: 'I'm Sorry'

Kevin Burns, CEO of Juul Labs ⁠— the maker of the bestselling e-cigarette in the U.S. and center of federal regulators’ crackdown into what they’re calling a teen vaping “epidemic” ⁠— has a message for...

Friday, Jul 12, 2019 at 08:46 AM PDT

Why It's Important for You to Take a Lunch Break

Why It's Important for You to Take a Lunch Break

Millenials make up the largest workforce generation in the U.S. They also feel more pressure to not take a lunch break than any other generation before them. But beyond just millenials, more and more workers...

Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 at 05:51 PM PDT

Study: Tongue-Clipping Not Only Way to Help Breastfeeding

Study: Tongue-Clipping Not Only Way to Help Breastfeeding

“My baby isn’t gaining weight.” “She won’t take the bottle.” “Breastfeeding is painful, am I doing something wrong?” These are some of the questions and comments posed by mothers in breastfeeding support...

Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 at 03:25 PM PDT

Setbacks for Trump's Drive to Lower Prescription Drug Costs

Setbacks for Trump's Drive to Lower Prescription Drug Costs

After two setbacks this week, President Donald Trump is now focusing his drive to curb drug costs on congressional efforts aimed at helping people on Medicare and younger generations covered by workplace...

Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 at 07:09 AM PDT

You Could Be Risking an Infection With Dip-Powder Manicures

You Could Be Risking an Infection With Dip-Powder Manicures

Nail dipping, or dip powder nails, is a long-lasting manicure trend that's grown in popularity over the last couple years. It's not a new technique; it's been around since the 90s. But since 2017, nail...

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019 at 12:25 PM PDT

Trump Directs Government to Revamp Care for Kidney Disease

Trump Directs Government to Revamp Care for Kidney Disease

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday revamping care for kidney disease so more people whose kidneys fail can have a chance at early transplants and home dialysis, and others don't get that...

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019 at 07:26 AM PDT

Merck’s Ebola Vaccine Helps Combat Deadly Outbreak in the Congo as the Virus Spreads

Merck’s Ebola Vaccine Helps Combat Deadly Outbreak in the Congo as the Virus Spreads

The Ebola virus is once again wreaking havoc in the war-torn North Kivu and Ituri provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, claiming an estimated 1,625 lives so far in its second-deadliest outbreak...

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019 at 03:35 AM PDT

State OKs Health Benefits to Immigrants in U.S. Illegally

State OKs Health Benefits to Immigrants in U.S. Illegally

California has become the first state to offer taxpayer-funded health benefits to young adults living in the country illegally.

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