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Average American Woman's Waistline Grows to 39 Inches: CDC
Americans' belt size continues to inch up, and women's waistlines are widening faster than men's, according to new government research. The average waist size ballooned more than an inch -- from 37.6inches to 38.8 inches -- between 1999 and 2012, U.S. Centers for...... [Full Story]
The cardiac arrest leading to Joan Rivers' death occurred when her personal [Full Story]
The first volunteer in a fast-tracked British safety trial of an [Full Story]
A Detroit-area cancer doctor accused of putting people through unnecessary [Full Story]
Prenatal Exposure to Plastic Chemical Linked to Asthma
Exposure in the womb to household chemicals known as phthalates might [Full Story]
A simple urine test can routinely spot human papillomavirus (HPV),which [Full Story]
Drug Boosts Colon Cancer Survival
A new stomach-cancer drug prolonged survival of patients with advanced colon cancer in a late-stage study, which could open the door to wider use of the medication, the drugmaker said on Friday. [Full Story]
Researchers ID 9 Critical Steps to Heart Attack Survival
People who've had a heart attack are at greater risk of death if even one of nine critical steps in their treatment is missed, according to a new study. [Full Story]
Is Stress Giving You Alzheimer's?
While a cure for Alzheimer’s disease remains elusive, new research suggests one simple strategy can greatly reduce the risk of developing the memory-robbing brain disease: Managing your stress. Here are four strategies to lowering your Alzheimer’s risk. [Full Story]
Woman Delivers Triplets From 2 Separate Wombs
A woman in England has reportedly given birth to triplets from two separate wombs - a rare condition known to affect one in 1 million women worldwide. The Northam resident was born with uterus didelphys, which is when a woman has two wombs. [Full Story]
Exercise Delays Age-Related High Blood Pressure by a Decade
Aerobic exercise leading to strong heart fitness can delay a man's onset of age-related high blood pressure by nearly a decade, a new study suggests. Blood pressure naturally increases as people grow older and their arteries become stiffer with age. [Full Story]
Two Dairy Servings a Day Fight Diabetes: Study
Eating at least two servings a day of high-fat dairy products may lower the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, new research suggests. [Full Story]
Meditation Beats Migraines: Study
Meditation and other forms of relaxation training might be better than painkillers when it comes to migraine headache relief, according to a new study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. [Full Story]
Cheap Eye Medication Effective as Costly Drug: Study
Injecting Roche's cancer drug Avastin as a cheap eye treatment does not appear to increase deaths or serious side effects, according to an independent study that is likely to fuel a row over the medicine's unapproved use. [Full Story]
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