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Americans Skeptical of Corporate-Backed Health Research

May 22, 2017. 2:00 PM EST. Study finding a red flag for scientists competing for dwindling funding sources for their work Read article

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Could ‘Safer’ Filtered Cigarettes Be More Deadly?

May 22, 2017 New report suggests they're tied to rising rates of an aggressive lung cancer

Does Dirty Air Keep You Awake?

May 22, 2017 High pollution levels tied to poorer sleep in preliminary study

Time to Take Your Workouts Outside

May 22, 2017 Making the switch from indoors to outdoors as the weather warms up

Cut Calories, Lengthen Life Span?

May 22, 2017 Study found middle-aged adults who reduced their intake showed slower biological aging

No Fruit Juice Before Age 1, Pediatricians Say

May 22, 2017 Plus, they support limits for older kids and doing away with sippy cups for toddlers

U.S. Transgender Surgeries Up 20 Percent in 2 Years

May 22, 2017 Plastic surgeons' group identifies top transition treatments

Fewer U.S. Teens Are Boozing It Up

May 22, 2017 Study finds frequent binge drinking among adolescents has dropped in past 25 years

First-Try Antibiotics Now Fail in 1 in 4 Adult Pneumonia Cases

May 21, 2017 Patients typically helped by other means, but levels of drug resistance are concerning, researchers say

Overcrowded ERs Risky for Some Seriously Ill Patients

May 21, 2017 People with sepsis had to wait almost an extra hour for antibiotics in busy hospitals, study finds

How Not to Nod Off Behind the Wheel

May 20, 2017 Recognizing signs of sleepiness key to prevention, researcher says

Overweight Boys Face Higher Colon Cancer Risk as Adults

May 19, 2017 But study also found that losing weight as young adults lowered those odds

ERs May Need to Rethink Opioid Prescription Practices

May 19, 2017 States should limit the number of days these drugs can be given, study suggests

Poverty Could Make Lupus Even Worse

May 19, 2017 Second study saw pregnancy complications higher among non-whites

Mechanical Heart Valve Noise May Mean Sleepless Nights

May 19, 2017 Some even report that others can hear the sound, study finds

Could Cancer Drug Gleevec Help With Severe Asthma?

May 19, 2017 Small study suggests a new approach might one day help those with uncontrolled lung disease