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Friday, Mar 28, 2014 at 11:12 AM EDT

Many Preteens Have High Cholesterol: Study

Many Preteens Have High Cholesterol: Study

A news study of preteens in Texas found that about one-third of them had borderline or high cholesterol when tested during routine physical exams, The Associated Press

Friday, Mar 28, 2014 at 03:51 PM EDT

Marriage Healthy for the Heart?

Marriage Healthy for the Heart?

A study of more than 3.5 million Americans found that married people were less likely than single, divorced or widowed people to suffer any type of heart or blood vessel

Friday, Mar 28, 2014 at 07:46 AM EDT

Sex Harassment Study: Surprise Effect on Military Men

Sex Harassment Study: Surprise Effect on Military Men

Frightening and threatening sexual harassment in the military may cause its male victims more distress than its female victims, a new study by the American Psychological Association has

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 at 04:48 PM EDT

6 Million Have Enrolled on Obamacare Sites: White House

6 Million Have Enrolled on Obamacare Sites: White House

More than 6 million people have enrolled in health insurance on the new Obamacare exchanges, the White House said Thursday, offering a sign that a massive last-minute sign-up surge has panned out as predicted.

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 at 08:16 PM EDT

Autism Rates Jump by 30 Percent in Kids: CDC

Autism Rates Jump by 30 Percent in Kids: CDC

A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a 30 percent jump among 8-year-olds diagnosed with the autism in a two-year period, to one in every 68 children, NBC News reported.

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 at 09:48 PM EDT

Autism Linked to Prenatal Brain Growth Problems

Autism Linked to Prenatal Brain Growth Problems

A small study that examined brains from children who died found abnormal patterns of cell growth in autistic children. The research bolsters evidence that something before birth might cause autism, at least...

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014 at 10:45 PM EDT

Obamacare Enrollees Could Get More Time to Sign Up

Obamacare Enrollees Could Get More Time to Sign Up

The deadline to sign up for health insurance on the Obamacare exchanges is March 31 — but people who have been trying to enroll may be able to buy themselves some more time past that date,...

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014 at 02:47 PM EDT

Planned Parenthood to Open $5M Abortion Clinic in Texas

Planned Parenthood to Open $5M Abortion Clinic in Texas

Planned Parenthood will open a $5 million abortion clinic in San Antonio that adheres to the strict new abortion rules that Texas lawmakers adopted last year, the organization said Monday at a fundraising event....

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014 at 12:39 PM EDT

Air Pollution Kills 7 Million People a Year: WHO

Air Pollution Kills 7 Million People a Year: WHO

Air pollution kills about 7 people throughout the world each year, the World Health Organization said in a new report out Tuesday — most of them due to fumes from indoor

Sunday, Mar 23, 2014 at 02:10 PM EDT

Wounded Pa. Soldier Seeks Chinese Stem Cell Cure

 Wounded Pa. Soldier Seeks Chinese Stem Cell Cure

A York County, Pa., soldier left partially paralyzed when he was shot in Afghanistan nearly two years ago is banking on stem cells to help him regain movement, The Associated Press

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