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Fewer students say they are being bullied at school. But girls are more likely to be the targets of bullies than boys and social media the venue.
People who took a single vitamin pill twice a day cut their risk of the two most common forms of skin cancer by nearly a quarter.
The biggest bird flu outbreak on record in the U.S. has led to the culling of more than 33 million birds in 16 states. It shows no signs of waning.
The bill approved by the Senate would prohibit parents from seeking vaccine exemptions for their children because of religious or personal beliefs.
Here's a surprisingly easy and low-tech way to predict who's most likely to have a heart attack or stroke: measure their grip.
The Ebola epidemic is slowing even more, with just nine new cases reported in Sierra Leone and Guinea last week, the World Health Organization says.
For the first time ever, testing by Consumer Reports has found some of most effective insect repellents do not rely on DEET, the group announced on Wednesday.
Virtually all American adults have tooth decay, and more than a quarter have cavities that have not been treated, a new government survey finds.
Mabus will unveil a proposal Wednesday that calls for doubling the amount of paid maternity leave that sailors and Marines can take to 12 weeks.
The bird flu outbreak has spread into Nebraska, and officials say they plan to kill 1.7 million chickens on a farm where the disease has been found.
The FDA formally has proposed letting gay and bisexual men donate blood, so long as they've abstained from sex for a year.
Paraguay's government has failed to protect a 10-year-old rape victim who is being denied an abortion, United Nations human rights experts said.
Insurance companies have to pay for birth control, mammograms and well-woman visits without charging co-pays, the federal government says.
A Mediterranean diet that has been shown to help people live longer and avert heart disease may also help preserve their brains.
Mexico's public health system has suspended infant vaccines after two babies died and 29 were sickened in an impoverished community.
Liberia is free of Ebola after going 42 days without any new cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced Saturday.
Mars Inc., which most famously makes M&Ms, has become an unlikely advocate of eating less sugar. It also supports labels including added sugars.