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NBC’s Chief Science & Health Correspondent answers your health questions.
In the United States, 1 in 3 people will have Type 2 diabetes by 2050 if current trends continue, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Some patients wonder how, 60 years into the game, the science of the hormone estrogen can still be at an elementary stage.
Eating a high-fat diet during pregnancy can increase the risk of cancer in future children and grandchildren — even if they eat well — a new study suggests. Full story
A long-term study released Monday finds men diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder as children are twice as likely to be overweight or obese as those who never had the disorder. The results may surprise some parents since ADHD medications can suppress appetite.
The recession hit home buying in this area, which increased competition in the rental market, but that may change. Low mortgage rates, returning consumer and investor confidence, and the recent migration from New Jersey could turn this Maryland market around.
Posnanski: Albert Pujols' at-bats used to be buzzworthy, must-watch events. Now, they're not. Here's the result of his struggles the past few years.
Ray Manzarek, the legendary keyboardist who founded The Doors in 1965 with fellow UCLA film school alum Jim Morrison, died of cancer Monday at age 74. Manzarek had fought a long battle with bile duct cancer.
A one-way trip to Mars sounds like something you'd wish on your worst enemy — yet more than 78,000 people have paid up to $75 for a chance to die on another planet. Three hopeful voyagers explain why.
It’s been a long time since scofflaw drinkers were forced to resort to bathtub gin. But after whipping up a batch of diluted grain alcohol flavored with juniper berry concentrate for about 40 curious students at a Moonshine University class in Louisville this winter, Colin Blake celebrated the end of Prohibition.