Teen Birth Rate in U.S. Has Dropped Dramatically

U.S. teen birth rates fell dramatically during the past two decades, plummeting 57 percent and saving taxpayers billions of dollars, a new government report shows.

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Many With Schizophrenia Can Still Find Happiness

Even though schizophrenia is one of the most severe forms of mental illness, nearly 40 percent of people with the disorder say they’re happy, new research contends.

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Pregnant? Get a Flu Shot, Doctors Urge

A group representing U.S. obstetricians is calling for all pregnant women to get a flu shot.

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Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some

Taking the widely used antibiotic clarithromycin may boost some patients’ odds of dying from heart-related causes, a new study suggests.

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Feeling Stressed? 6 Exercises That Make it Go Away

A busy life is just one more reason to make sure you get some exercise–not an excuse to skip it. It has been proven time and time again to be the No. 1 stress reliever.

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7 Ways Debt Is Bad for Your Health

Debt: Everybody’s got it, so how bad can it really be for you? Science suggests that being in debt could be affecting your physical and mental health. Here are just some of the reasons to get back in the black.

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Viral Video About Sun Damage is ‘No Gimmick,’ Expert Says

Using a special UV filter, a photographer shows people just how much cumulative sun damage adds up over time.

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When Parents Need Care, Daughters Carry the Burden

It’s no secret that daughters seem to bear the brunt of caregiving duties for elderly parents, but a new study suggests that conscientious daughters often fill the gaps left by sons.

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Parent’s Smoking Affects Children’s Health for Years

Smoking while pregnant or around an infant has long been linked to development of asthma and allergies in young children. Now, researchers have found that the risk may persist into the teen years.

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Fitness May Boost Kids’ Brainpower

Exercise and brainpower in children may not seem closely related, but a small new study hints that fitness may supercharge kids’ minds.

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Heart-Related Deaths Drop Dramatically in U.S.

Deaths and hospitalizations for heart disease and stroke have dropped dramatically in the United States over the past decade, according to a large study of Medicare patients.

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Get Inspired By This Ace Little League Pitcher—a 13-Year-Old Girl

Mo’ne Davis, 13, is giving new meaning to “you throw like a girl.”

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Good Neighbors May Be Good for Your Heart

Having good neighbors may reduce your heart attack risk, new research suggests.

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6 Surprising Reasons Eating Right Pays Off

You know a better diet will make you fitter and healthier. What you may not realize is that replacing fries with a salad can help your finances, too.

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5 Ways to Keep Your Pet From Being Bored When You’re at Work

You would think that someone like me, with a full-time job, and two kids, plus bills to pay and dinners to make, would have bigger things to worry about than whether my cat is bored. And yet, I find myself often thinking about Luna (a tabby) and wondering if I am depriving her of a full life by leaving her alone in the apartment all day when the rest of us are at school or at work.

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5 Grilling Hacks to Try Before Summer Ends

These smart party tricks will heat up your next barbecue in no time

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5 Weird Ways Stress Can Actually Be Good for You

We hear over and over again that stress is unhealthy. And all that talk makes us, well, stressed. Here’s how a little short-term anxiety can actually benefit your brain and body.

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