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Many adults in the US are not getting the recommended screening tests for breast, colorectal and cervical cancers, according to the CDC, with no increase in such rates since 2010.
Enhancing a profile picture on an online dating site may boost attractiveness, but it also influences how trustworthy a person is perceived to be, according to new research.
Frequent use of emergency rooms does not mean patients are a nuisance, say authors of a study finding high numbers of emergency hospital visits are linked to a doubled death risk.
New research finds that statins appeared to slow prostate cancer progression in men receiving androgen deprivation therapy. However, further studies are required.
A series of essays written by leading global health experts discuss the West African Ebola epidemic and consider whether it might rejuvenate global health security.
Moving to a neighborhood that is socioeconomically deprived has been linked to weight gain in a new study, suggesting neighborhood deprivation may be a risk factor for obesity.
Researchers thought measles suppressed a child's immune system for around 1-2 months after infection, but a new study suggests this suppression could last as long as 3 years.
According to a new Pew Research Center analysis, the share of highly educated women who are childless into their mid-40s has decreased significantly over the last 2 decades.
We report on the results of a clinical trial into a natural plant abstract to treat hypertension, hyperglycemia and hyperlipidemia