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Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma Video included

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Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds, the acting U.S. surgeon general warned in a report released Tuesday that cites an alarming 200 percent jump in deadly melanoma cases since 1973. More>>

Study: People who work overnight face higher chance of diabetes Video included

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People who work odd hours may have an increased risk for type two diabetes. More>>

MIT finger device reads to the blind in real time

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Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are developing an audio reading device to be worn on the index finger of people whose vision is impaired, giving them affordable and immediate access to printed words.
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Children of Same-Sex Parents Are Healthier: Study

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Children of same-sex parents have above average health and well-being, research by the University of Melbourne shows.
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Research shows pelvic exams may not be necessary

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Pelvic exams could now be a thing of the past.The American College of Physicians says the exams are unnecessary for women without any symptoms. More>>

Study links breast cancer to blood marker

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Researchers have identified a genetic marker in the blood that could indicate whether a woman will develop breast cancer. More>>

New anti-smoking ads to begin July 7 Video included

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In an effort to get people to quit smoking the Centers for Disease Control is going graphic.
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Alaska bars to begin having free pregnancy tests Video included

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Beginning in December, free pregnancy tests will be available at 20 bars and restaurants in Alaska. The goal, to lower the rate of birth defects. More>>

CDC recommends drug to prevent HIV

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The Centers for Disease Control has released controversial new guidelines for HIV prevention.
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Caffeine affects teen boys, girls differently

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A new study finds caffeine can have a big impact on children, especially boys after puberty. More>>

Progress made on a 'bionic pancreas' for diabetics

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Scientists have made big progress on a "bionic pancreas" to free some people with diabetes from the daily ordeal of managing their disease.
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Kids and media Video included

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About one in three parents use their mobile phones almost non-stop while at restaurants with their kids, according to a study by Dr. Jenny Radesky of Boston Medical Center. More>>

Living with allergies Video included

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'Tis the season for allergies, and with pollen counts on the rise, allergies are hard to avoid. More>>

New Mayo Clinic procedure could aid weight loss Video included

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A new weight loss procedure out of the Mayo Clinic is showing promise for people who are struggling to shed those extra pounds. More>>

Possible link between sleep apnea and hearing loss Video included

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Researchers say, there may be a link between sleep apnea and hearing loss. More>>

Safe to eat? 6 ingredients banned in other countries, but OK in US

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Ever heard of BVOs or rBST? They're ingredients that have been banned from the food supply in other countries, but are allowed in food products in the United States.
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