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illness

Breast milk, the original brain food

It's not just baby who benefits—breastfeeding moms may enjoy better brain health, too.

Caregiver challenge: Needs double as end of life nears

Most rely on family members to provide that support.

U.S. health officials make headway against salmonella

Tougher poultry regulations may explain 18 percent decline in food poisoning from this common bacteria.

Group B strep test: Do it for baby

You may have heard about this test for pregnant moms—but do you know how important it is for your baby's health?

CDC lists Top 5 causes of death

While heart disease and cancer continue to top the list, deaths from opioid abuse are a growing concern.

HIV animal study shows promise

Researchers combined HIV vaccine and immune-stimulating drug to create disease remission in monkeys.

Why being cold might foster a cold

Healthy body temperature boosts ability of immune system to fight the virus.

FDA says ‘no’ to eating raw cookie dough

Illness-inducing germs such as E. coli can lurk in uncooked flour.

Immunity genes for E. coli found

Scientists see DNA as key factor in why illness strikes randomly.

Caution: Online ‘symptom checkers’ often lead to misdiagnosis

Computer-generated analysis correctly identified problem about one-third of the time.