HealthWatch: Moderate Exercise Can Make Fat Cells HealthierA new study suggests that moderate exercise can make our fat cells healthier.
New Study Reinforces Link Between Birth Control & Breast Cancer RiskBirth control can increase a woman's risk of breast cancer by up to 38%, depending on how long she has taken it, a new study finds.
Robotic Baby Trains Doctors To Deal With Medical EmergenciesThe world's most advanced neonatal patient simulator was recently called into service at Boston Children's Hospital.
Eating Cheese Daily May Be Good For You, Study FindsResearchers have found that eating cheese every day is potentially good for your health and may decrease your chance of developing heart disease.
Research Finds Popular Blood Pressure Drug Increases Skin Cancer RiskCould a medication that millions of Americans take every day be putting them at risk for skin cancer?
Being Unemployed Can Be Better For Your Health Than Working, Study SaysResearchers in Great Britain followed over 1,000 unemployed workers, comparing their cholesterol, blood pressure, and other vital levels to those of people who were in poor working environments.
Health Officials Warn Flu Season Could Be SevereHealth officials are warning that the United States could be facing a relatively severe flu season this year, in part because the flu vaccine may not be that effective.
Study: Dogs Are Smarter Than CatsScientists found that dogs’ brains have more than twice the number of neurons as cats’ brains.
Study: Boston's Weather Could Make You Have A 'Chilly' PersonalityThe climate you grow up in can have an effect on your personality.
Drinking Coffee Can Reduce Death RisksStudies show drinking three cups of coffee a day can reduce your risk of dying from all causes by 17 percent.
The Good And Bad Of Drinking Tap WaterChildren who drink tap water may be protected from tooth decay, but are more likely to have more lead in their blood.
Self-Inflicted Injuries Surge Among Tween & Early Teen GirlsEmergency room visits for non-fatal, self-inflicted injuries surged in recent years among US girls between the ages of 10 and 14, according to a new study.

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