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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
The messages are simple but profound. “I love you,” Dineo Pilane, 9, wrote on a wall of remembrances next to the Nelson Mandela family home and museum on Vilikazi Street. “Thank You,” wrote Mpho, 8.
The U.S. government ended up losing $10.5 billion on the General Motors bailout, but it says the alternative would have been far worse. Without the bailout, the country would have lost more than 1 million jobs, and the economy could have slipped from recession into a depression, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said.
After Tessanne Chin's emotional rendition of "Bridge Over Troubled Water," her coach raved, "That's probably the most flawless and graceful performance I've ever heard on the show."
Life just got tougher for New Yorkers now that cold-weather cockroaches have moved in — but compared to the far more damaging invasive species out there, these bugs aren't so bad.
While Cuba remains off-limits to most U.S. travelers, the arrival of a ship full of American college students in Havana on Monday is being greeted as a milestone event.