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Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 at 02:11 PM EDT

Sugary Drinks May Kill 184,000 People Each Year: Study

Sugary Drinks May Kill 184,000 People Each Year: Study

Consumption of soda, energy beverages, and other sugary drinks may be linked to 184,000 adult deaths each year worldwide, according to research published Tuesday in the journal Circulation. “Many countries in...

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 at 06:32 AM EDT

MAP: Free Lunch for Prince George's Co. Students

MAP: Free Lunch for Prince George's Co. Students

A Prince George's County program is trying to ensure that children don't suffer from hunger this summer.

Sunday, Jun 28, 2015 at 10:05 PM EDT

Why More Women Than Men Have Alzheimer's

Why More Women Than Men Have Alzheimer's

Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it's just because they tend to live longer than men.

Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 at 07:30 PM EDT

California Vaccine Bill Clears Major Hurdle

California Vaccine Bill Clears Major Hurdle

California's Assembly on Thursday approved a hotly contested bill requiring that nearly all public schoolchildren be vaccinated, clearing one of its last major legislative obstacles before the measure heads...

Monday, Jun 22, 2015 at 01:05 PM EDT

Viewpoint: Mood Disorders

Viewpoint: Mood Disorders

For the first-time, patients, families, doctors, and researchers are working together as equal partners to change the direction of mood disorder research. Guests include Andrew A. Nierenberg, M.D., Director...

Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 at 05:28 PM EDT

Lymphoma Survivor Discusses Road to Recovery

Lymphoma Survivor Discusses Road to Recovery

Bowie, Maryland resident Chartese Burnett fought and survived non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, the same type of cancer with which Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan was diagnosed. "It is absolutely not a death sentence," Dr....

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