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States ranked by rates of prostate cancer

Among men, prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer. Here's a look at where in the United States it's most prevalent. Read more

4 Clever Ways to Organize Your Shower

Cassie Sheets

The last thing you want when you’re taking a shower is a shampoo bottle slipping and falling on your toes. Keeping soap, razors, body scrubs, shampoo, shaving cream, and everything else you need for your daily routine in place isn’t always easy. Here are four clever ways to organize your shower and avoid those shampoo bottle toe stubs. Read more

Obesity Rates Have Stopped Rising for Young Americans

TUESDAY, Sept. 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Youth obesity rates are leveling off in the United States, with about one-third of kids … Read more

Cancer Treatment Can Affect Your Food Preferences

TUESDAY, Sept. 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer therapies often change patients' sense of taste, which may affect what they like … Read more

Opioid ODs Have Cut Into U.S. Life Expectancy: CDC

TUESDAY, Sept. 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Rising death rates from opioid abuse are chipping away at Americans' life spans, a U.S. … Read more

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Every state, ranked by illicit drug dependence

Total illicit drug use in the U.S. has increased over the last decade, in part due increasing rates of marijuana use. Read more

Ranking fast food chains from most to least calories

When you're grabbing a quick bite at a fast food joint, it's important to be conscious of what's packed into each meal. This ranking… Read more

25 most commonly used recreational drugs in America

Drugs that are legal have the highest recreational use, but Americans partake in plenty of illegal substances as well. Here's a brea… Read more

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Tips to be Fit: Most frequently asked diet questions

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Health Highlights: Sept. 11, 2017

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Read more

Heath Tip: Myths About the Aging Brain

(HealthDay News) -- Scientists are uncovering new information about the human brain every day. Read more