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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
Briefly laying aside differences hardened over decades, President Barack Obama on Tuesday shook the hand of the president of Cuba at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
Most millennial women think gender discrimination is still alive and well in the working world — but not necessarily in their own workplace, a new report finds. The Pew Research Center report released Wednesday found that 60 percent of women between the ages of 18 and 32 think that men earn more than women for the same work.
For such a small country, Norway certainly had a huge impact on YouTube this year as the top two trending videos of 2013 both originated in the Scandinavian nation, with "What Does the Fox Say?" turning out to be the question on everyone's mind.
Before the nascent Mars One venture launches humans on a one-way trip to the Red Planet, it wants to send a lander and an orbiter there in 2018 — and now it has signed up Lockheed Martin and Surrey Satellite Technology to come up with concepts for the hardware.
Santa's sleigh may be the speediest form of holiday travel, but unfortunately, he doesn't take passengers. That means the 5 million Americans who fly over Christmas and New Year's will need to take other steps for a relaxing flight.