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Air pollution can still kill people, even with new, stricter standards on emissions, according to a study released Tuesday.
Black children with acute appendicitis are less likely than white children to get painkillers in the emergency room, researchers found.
Women who ate a Mediterranean diet with a little extra virgin olive oil added have a lower risk of breast cancer, researchers report.
The measure faces an uncertain future with Gov. Jerry Brown, a former Jesuit seminarian who has not said whether he will sign it.
A startling new study shows that lowering blood pressure more - with a target of 120 instead of 140 - can cut deaths by 25 percent.
Imprisoned for dealing drugs, Coss Marte and Sultan Malik are back on the streets — this time using their skills to help make people healthier.
Leaving it unmade, according to scientists, allows the million or so dust mites who share the sack with you every night to die off.
The Food and Drug Administration released the first batch of sweeping new food safety regulations designed to stop outbreaks of foodborne illness.
Americans may worry about pollution and chemicals, but a new study of the major causes of death confirms what most doctors know: we are our own worst enemies.
People over 65 are less likely to come down with flu when a third of younger adults in their communities are immunized, a new study finds.