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CNN
Ten times more children and teens obese today than 40 years ago
CNN
(CNN) The number of obese children and adolescents rose to 124 million in 2016 -- more than 10 times higher than the 11 million classified as obese 40 years ago, in 1975. A further 213 million children and adolescents were overweight in 2016, finds a ...

New York Daily News
Dr. Samadi: Being overweight is linked to 40% of cancer cases
New York Daily News
Here's one more reason to reach a healthier body weight — a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says cancers associated with being overweight or obese account for 40% of all diagnoses of the disease in the United ...

CNN
Just how important is your egg count for fertility?
CNN
(CNN) Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh, a San Francisco-based reproductive endocrinologist, sees it almost everyday in her practice. Women come into the fertility specialist's office fearful and tearful that they may never have children, she said. The results of ...

Columbia Daily Tribune
Andrew Warlen: Breast cancer awareness and Pink Out Day
Columbia Daily Tribune
It is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women with one in eight women being diagnosed with it. It is the second leading cause of cancer death among women. Although rare in men, over 2,100 men will be diagnosed with this annually. Over 3.3 million ...

NBC 7 San Diego
Possible Good News in San Diego County's Deadly Hepatitis A Outbreak
NBC 7 San Diego
A San Diego County Public Health Officer says the rate of the deadly Hepatitis A outbreak may be slowing down. "We have seen a leveling off of the number of cases. We need several more weeks. Maybe even another month before we can definitively say," ...

Indianapolis Star
Indiana has an opioid crisis. See what the state's leading university is doing to help.
Indianapolis Star
Indiana University will tackle the state's opioid crisis head-on, devoting $50 million over the next five years and more than 70 researchers to the problem, university officials announced Tuesday. The initiative comes as part of the school's Grand ...

fox5sandiego.com
California lowers penalty for knowingly exposing partners to HIV
fox5sandiego.com
A cocktail of premixed AIDS drugs is shown July 11, 2002 in Miami, Florida. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers have warned that HIV infection rates among women were on the rise. HIV-positive women of childbearing age between13 to ...

U.S. News & World Report
What's That Smell? Secrets of Famously Pungent Durian Fruit Revealed
U.S. News & World Report
FILE PHOTO: A boy carries a durian fruit at a durian market in Bangkok, Thailand on July 17, 2007. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang/File Photo Reuters. By Will Dunham. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists have answered one of nature's most pungent ...

Newsweek
World Mental Health Day: How Bad Sleep Can Literally Make You Go Crazy
Newsweek
You probably don't need scientific evidence to know that lack of sleep makes a person very cranky. And the fact that regular sleep has such a huge impact on a person's mood is reason enough to make it a priority. The National Alliance on Mental Illness ...

Chicago Tribune
This one simple thing can help keep urinary tract infections at bay
Chicago Tribune
Adding more water to your daily routine can help lower the risk of urinary tract infections, according to researchers. (Getty Images). Karen PallaritoHealthDay. Drinking plenty of water each day may have an unexpected benefit — staving off urinary ...

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