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‘Safe’ Arsenic Levels Harm Pregnant Mice and Offspring, Study Says

‘Safe’ Arsenic Levels Harm Pregnant Mice and Offspring, Study Says

Arsenic levels in drinking water deemed safe in the U.S. have negative health effects on pregnant mice and their offspring, according to a ...
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Higher Arsenic Levels Found in Those Who Eat More Rice

Higher Arsenic Levels Found in Those Who Eat More Rice

People who eat more rice have higher levels of arsenic in their systems, a new study finds. The findings suggest eating rice may ...
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Teens View Oral Sex as Less Risky, But It Brings Cancer Risks

Teens View Oral Sex as Less Risky, But It Brings Cancer Risks

WASHINGTON, D.C – Teens tend to view oral sex as less risky than “real” sex, but it’s far from inconsequential, researchers say. There ...
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Teen Pregnancy Rates Dip Slightly, But Concerns Remain

Teen Pregnancy Rates Dip Slightly, But Concerns Remain

Rates of teenage pregnancy in the United States, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, are ...
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Teen Pregnancy: A ‘Winnable’ Public Health Battle?

Teen Pregnancy: A ‘Winnable’ Public Health Battle?

This is the third in a six-part MyHealthNewsDaily series examining the problems and solutions related to six “winnable battles” in public health, as ...
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Morning-After Pill: Plan B Controversy Explained

Morning-After Pill: Plan B Controversy Explained

Now that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has said it will continue to require adolescents 17 years of age and ...
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U.S. Teen Birth Rates Decrease Over Last 20 Years

U.S. Teen Birth Rates Decrease Over Last 20 Years

Teen birth rates have decreased by 37 percent in the United States in the last two decades, though the U.S. rates are up ...
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Researcher’s Death from Plague Prompts CDC Warning

Researcher’s Death from Plague Prompts CDC Warning

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reminding laboratory workers to be diligent about wearing protective gear, after it found that an ...
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When Flying, the ‘2 Seat Rule’ Might Keep You Healthy

When Flying, the ‘2 Seat Rule’ Might Keep You Healthy

A new study of influenza and air travel shows that passengers seated in the two rows either in front of or behind someone ...
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Myth or Truth: 7 Wonders of Cultural Health

Myth or Truth: 7 Wonders of Cultural Health

Some ideas of health lore seem based purely on superstition. Swallowing a pumpkin seed won’t cause an actual pumpkin to grow in your ...
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