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Preterm Birth, Pneumonia Leading Causes of Death for Children Under 5

New global estimates suggest 2 million die each year from these conditions.

10/1/2014

A Little Booze Does Get Men Smiling, Study Confirms

The liquid social lubricant seems to foster 'contagious' grinning among guys.

10/1/2014

Oncologists' Group Calls for Measures to Curb Obesity-Related Cancers

Better screening and treatments for obesity top to-do list, experts say.

10/1/2014

Healthy Lifestyle Before Pregnancy May Cut Gestational Diabetes Risk

Factors that appear to lower odds include healthy weight, exercise and no smoking.

10/1/2014

Experimental Cervical Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Trial

Research suggests the HPV shot could prevent 90 percent of malignancies.

10/1/2014

Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever: Study

Research found initial impact was most pronounced among women in their 20s, and lasted until they were in their 40s.

9/30/2014

Head Injuries May Raise Chances of Risky Behavior by Teens

Study found adolescents were more likely to smoke, drink, have poor grades after bad concussion.

9/30/2014

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