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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
"Cannibal sandwiches," an appetizer featuring raw, lean ground beef served on cocktail bread, may be a Wisconsin tradition, but they are not safe, health officials said, noting that more than a dozen people became ill after consuming them last holiday season. Health officials confirmed four cases tied to E.
Outside the Capitol, activists are going weeks without food in hopes to compel the House to bring a long-stalled immigration reform bill to a vote. “We are moving the power of God's hands for this country," one striker said.
Rapper Jay Z led the Grammy nominations on Friday with nine nods, while pop singer Justin Timberlake and rappers Kendrick Lamar and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis landed seven each.
Venus is a dazzler in western skies after sunset — and on Friday night, the planet reached its maximum brightness.