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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
Children need a full hour of exercise in schools every day, and not just in physical education classes, the Institute of Medicine recommended on Thursday. Schools that have dumped education classes need to put them back on the schedule, the report recommends.
A mom who confronted a blood-soaked, knife-carrying man moments after the apparently ideologically motivated murder of a British soldier said she did so in order to protect onlookers.
The global rout in stocks that spread from the U.S. to Asia to Europe and back to the U.S. overnight stalled by midday Thursday, when investors found some stocks too cheap to resist.
OlyTalk: Michael Phelps denies that he'll make a comeback to swimming, but his friend and top rival, Ryan Lochte, said Phelps will be back.
One of your 1990s "Friends" just got a heckuva lot more friendly. In the new trailer for her upcoming movie "We're the Millers," Jennifer Aniston plays a stripper who agrees to pretend to be a suburban mom to help Jason Sudeikis smuggle marijuana into the U.S.
The Swiss-made Solar Impulse plane landed in Dallas on Thursday, breaking the distance record for a solar-powered flight on the second leg of its coast-to-coast odyssey across America.