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Plain Talk

A scary diagnosis motivated this mother and son to spread the word about childhood cancer.

Dreams of Motherhood

News anchor Arthel Neville couldn't carry a baby to term so she tried another option.

Hot Stuff!

How fiery foods may lengthen your lifespan.

Toilet Talk

Athlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee lifts the lid on this embarrassing health problem.

Prez Pleased

What the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on health care means for us.

What's Your Number?

How actress S. Epatha Merkerson keeps her type 2 diabetes under control.

Better to Plan in Advance

Check out these caregiving tips from an eldercare expert.

Tapped for Changes

Why the government changed the amount of fluoride in our drinking water.

Quality vs. Quantity

Is it best for parents to spend better or more time with their kids?

Coping With Caregiving

How one family shares caring for their mom who has early-stage Alzheimer's.

Powered Up!

How actress Naturi Naughton keeps her self-esteem strong in the tough world of showbiz.

Enough Awready!

If you're wondering why we've been hit by so many winter storms, check out this discussion about crazy weather changes.

Here's the Point

Vaccinations against childhood infections might ward off heart attack later in life.

Kid Stuff

Why this U.S. health agency is so concerned about infectious diseases and school-aged children.

Risk of Overdose?

Why coffee lovers should drink responsibly.

Harsh Medicine

Did you know that docs prescribe heavy-duty antipsychotic meds for kids?

Treat Yourself

Click here for the recipe to make this yummy, diabetes-friendly dessert.

Punitive Damages

Why more and more experts agree that crime has ill effects on public health.

N-O is OK!

Yup! Sometimes better mental health means turning folks down when they ask for favors.

Flashing Like Crazy?

Don't just sit there and take the heat, there's plenty of remedies to try.

Waste Not

Your stool can say a lot about your health.

Heed the Signs

A new program aims to stop diabetes before the disease starts.

Vaccination Struggles

New York State is failing to protect newborns against hepatitis B infection.

Sweet Eats

The link between sugary foods and diabetes.

Dreaded Notions

What's up with all this talk about hair texture?

Moms-to-Be and Exercise

Is it okay for pregnant women to keep working out?

A Burning Pain

Click here to read about celebrity chef Charles Mattocks's latest film venture.

Not Enough

Can supplements help people who lack sufficient vitamin D to lose weight?

Money Talks

Did the Affordable Care Act reduce the number of uninsured people in the United States?

Diabetes Center

Your everything guide to diabetes treatment, nutrition and news.

Planning Ahead

More women than ever before are choosing this birth control option.

Breaking News!

Tips and tricks to stop strands from snapping off.

Price Per Cure

In the long-run, expensive new hepatitis C drugs are still cheaper than the oldest ones.

Research News

The FDA OKs early human trial of a novel stem cell treatment for HIV.

Sex Machines

Can robots compare with real people as love partners?

Rise and Shine

This vitamin you get from sunlight may help stop diabetes.

Latest headlines

NFL Players Speak Out About Their Battles With Mental Illness

Having the Sex Talk With Teens Encourages Safer Sex

AMA to Women: Don't Smoke Marijuana While Pregnant

City Living Could Raise Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Jury Still Out on Long-Term Safety of Silicone Breast Implants

Elderly Patients With Diabetes, Hypertension at Risk of Overtreatment

Study: Plucking Strands Might Generate Hair Growth?

New Hair Grown From Human Stem Cells

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