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AI could tackle prostate data

Computers may be just as effective as human experts in judging severity of tumors.

On flu vaccine, generations collide

About 1 in 3 adults do not plan to get a flu shot—and many underestimate the deadliness of the disease.

The United States of … stasis?

Many adults have not engaged in any form of exercise in the past month or more.

America’s alcohol binge intensifies

Adults ages 35 to 44 aren't consuming alcohol quite so often—but when they do, they're overdoing it.

Fountain of youth—is it skim milk?

Those who drink higher-fat milk may have skimpier telomeres, a telltale sign of worsening age.

Fish oil—the male fertility pill?

For men, omega-3 fatty acids might contribute to reproductive improvements and higher testosterone levels.

98.6? That’s so 1800s

For the past 200 years, men and women's body temps have been slowly declining.

Tobacco and vaping? Double the trouble

As if they're not bad enough on their own, dual use of these pernicious products could vastly up your risk of stroke.

Can TV boost your kid’s food smarts?

Cooking shows that feature healthy recipes might boost a child's nutrition knowledge and encourage healthy eating.

New Year, new rules

If it’s healthy eating you’re after, these helpful tips can put you on the right track—and keep you there.

‘T’ therapy isn’t always the answer

It can remedy sexual dysfunction, but there's no solid evidence testosterone supplements will reverse fatigue, memory decline or other rigors of aging.

New drug targets heart attack scars

In animal tests, the experimental medicine helped lessen the effects of scarring and promoted the formation of new blood vessels.

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