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You’re Less Apt to Fact-Check ‘Fake News’ When It’s on Social Media: Study

May 23, 2017. 12:00 PM EST. When users saw others looking at same report online, they were less likely to verify claims By Alan Mozes
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Fewer U.S. Teens Are Boozing It Up

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

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

Women Aren’t Better at Reading People’s Faces After All

May 19, 2017 Study found men were just as good at gauging others in social settings

Heavy Kids Face Triple the Odds for Depression in Adulthood

May 19, 2017 Risk was 4 times greater if they were also overweight as adults, study finds

Charlie Sheen’s 2015 HIV Disclosure Spiked Use of Home Test Kits

May 18, 2017 New study finds a near doubling of sales of OraQuick test, showing power of celebrity announcements

Just 2 Weeks on the Couch Can Trigger Body’s Decline

May 17, 2017 Constant daily activity vital to optimal health, lifestyle experts say

Some Lead Poisoning Tests May Be Faulty

May 17, 2017 But the majority of tests are unaffected, U.S. officials say

Playgrounds Aren’t Always All Fun and Games

May 16, 2017 Fortunately, there are ways to prevent injuries to children, ER doc says

Playgrounds Aren’t Always All Fun and Games

May 16, 2017 Fortunately, there are ways to prevent injuries to children, ER doc says

Think You’re a ‘Fun Drunk?’ A ‘Mean Drunk?’  Think Again

May 16, 2017 Study finds people overestimate just how much boozing changes their personality

Is Your Child’s Day Care Center Ready for Pandemic Flu?

May 15, 2017 Most are not, a U.S. survey finds, despite the lessons of the 2009 'swine flu' outbreak

Many U.S. Travelers Skip Measles Shots, Despite Infection Risk

May 15, 2017 Though the disease was eliminated in the U.S. in 2000, foreign travel can still bring it home today

Many Parents Underestimate Drowning Risks

May 15, 2017 More than one-third surveyed would let child swim unsupervised in neighborhood or hotel pool

Fewer SIDS Deaths in U.S., But Gaps Among Racial Groups Remain

May 15, 2017 Sudden infant deaths are twice as common for blacks as whites, study finds