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The number of people admitted to hospital for skin cancer has increased by 41% in just five years, new figures show.
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A baseball fan took up smoking a century ago and with it acquired another habit: holding onto little cards that bore the faces of baseball's earliest greats.
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Eating fruit every day can reduce the risk of heart and artery disease by up to 40%, a study has found.
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A NEW court which aims to give unprecedented support to the children of alcoholics and drug addicts has been welcomed by one of Kidderminster's leading family lawyers.
18 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo
Just two years after 17 deaths, Michigan so far is reporting no human cases of West Nile virus in 2014.
As kids all across the country once again set their alarms for back-to-school wake-up calls, one group of doctors says if those students don't snooze, they could lose.
The lack of public awareness of the "devastating" impact that childhood cancer has on families across the UK is evident in a survey by CLIC Sargent, a cancer charity for children and young people, and their families.
Every child in Greater Glasgow and Clyde aged 2-11 will be offered the flu vaccine from this autumn as part of a new immunisation programme.
A group of Japanese porn actresses raised tens of thousands of dollars at the weekend by having their breasts squeezed by fans at a "Boob Aid" charity event for AIDS prevention.
Barbara Bush helps a nun to fit on a hearing device during a 2012 event in Gulu, Uganda.
Whooping cough cases in Delaware have quadrupled in the past year. The News Journal reports that through August, 202 cases of whooping cough have been reported to health officials.
Using sunbeds can significantly increase the risk of a potentially serious skin cancer that is more common than melanoma, a study suggests.
The flu is lurking, and although influenza activity is low right now in the U.S., flu outbreaks will usually being as early as October.
Who's paying the new Obamacare tax? You A new levy aimed at the health care industry is being redirected, in part, to taxpayers Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://usat.ly/1tY3otA States and the federal government will spend at least $700 million this year to pay the tax for their Medicaid health plans.
Designed to simulate smoking, electronic cigarettes continue to grow in popularity but uncertainty over possible Health Canada regulations and restrictions by other regulators are raising concerns for the industry in Canada.
DHH: 9 new cases of West Nile virus The Department of Health and Hospitals confirmed 9 new West Nile cases.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 06:51 pm
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