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Published Monday, July 29, 2013

After going through the experience of a life-threatening heart attack, many patients are justifiably terrified of having another — perhaps one they won’t survive — and some avoid sex for this reason.

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Published Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Khadijah Tribble talks about making her health a priority and health equity the African American Community.

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Published Wednesday, July 24, 2013

The US Food and Drug Administration has granted exclusive rights to Teva Pharmaceuticals to put its Plan B One-Step emergency contraceptive on drugstore shelves without any age restrictions for the next three years.

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Published Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Banning abortions after a specific point in pregnancy has been a popular trend in the states this year. Last week, GOP Gov. Rick Perry made Texas the 12th state to ban most abortions after 20 weeks.

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Published Friday, July 19, 2013

A vaccine that protects women against cervical cancer also appears to protect them against throat cancers caused by oral sex, and presumably would protect men as well, according to a study released Thursday.

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Published Thursday, July 18, 2013

Higher death rates among blacks in the U.S. due to heart disease, cancer, homicide, diabetes and childbirth conditions drive a persistent gap in life expectancy for the group compared to whites, a government study found.

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Published Thursday, July 18, 2013

One out of every eight dollars the U.S. government spends on healthcare goes to provide care for people with type 2 diabetes.

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Published Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Here's even more evidence that where fat is located on your body matters when it comes to health risks.
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