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5 fast facts about the flu
Here's maybe the most important fact about the flu: Almost everyone 6 months and older needs to get a vaccine.
Sexually transmitted infections increase, topping 2016 record
Untreated infections can affect health and fertility. Know how to talk to your doctor about safer sex and STI testing.
Marijuana's THC can linger in breast milk for days
It can take almost a week for marijuana's mind-altering ingredient to leave a mom's breast milk.
Weight-control drug lorcaserin doesn't appear to increase heart risk
Research sheds light on the safety of this appetite suppressant.
A link between E. coli and UTIs
Painful and even deadly urinary tract infections may start with a trip to the grocery store. Learn how this study linked E. coli to poultry.
A new report highlights family struggles with smartphones
Many teens say they spend too much time on their phones. But they aren't the only ones who admit to being digitally distracted.
Your brain on binge-watching
A look at the pros and cons of a media marathon.
Learn about one of the culprits of all that fall sneezing
A single ragweed plant can release 1 million grains of pollen into the air in just one day.
Mental health and your heart
Study suggests that psychological distress contributes to heart attack and stroke risk.
Experts update guidelines to protect kids
Children should stay in rear-facing seats as long as possible, say new recommendations.
Induced labor may actually decrease cesarean births
This info could help make a woman's delivery decision easier.
Cervical cancer drops to No. 2 as the most common HPV-related cancer
Learn what's likely behind this change.
Daily vaping boosts heart attack risk
For would-be quitters, e-cigarette use can backfire, new research shows.
Top baby names—oh, how they change!
Only two names were still top 10 picks 100 years later.
The right way to shave
Follow these six steps for a safe, effective shave.
Losing some weight is good for you; losing more is even better
A new study found that the more weight people lost, the greater their protection from three of the biggest health threats.
How to plate-up more fruits and veggies for kids
Getting kids to eat healthy foods isn't always easy. A relatively simple change might help, according to research.
Phantom odors: 1 in 15 American adults smells them
Find out why some people are more likely to smell phantom odors.
Online dating: What to know if you're pursuing people out of your league
Scientists put online dating strategies to the test. Find out what they learned.
When couples have nasty spats, their guts may suffer
Bad fights with your partner can cause a little-understood but potentially dangerous intestinal condition.
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