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CDC Finds Many Public Pools Contaminated with Human Waste

Agency offers clear advice to help you avoid infections. There are few things more inviting than a cool, clear pool on a hot summer day. continue reading »

Weight Gain in Both Men & Women Possibly Caused by Gene Variations

People with specific 'polymorphisms' were more likely to put on pounds in 10-year study. Weight gain in men and women is predicted by two different genetic variations continue reading »

Survey: Almost 1/2 of High Schoolers Text and Drive

Those teens also more prone to drunk driving, results show. Close to half of U.S high school students text while driving, a habit that dramatically increases their risk of getting into a potentially fatal car crash continue reading »

When Teen Dating Turns Abusive and Violent

Parents urged to watch for signs of behavior that affects 1 in 10 children. When teens start dating, parents' worries grow -- and experts say that dating violence should be on their list of concerns. continue reading »

STUDY: Eating Peppers Tied to Lower Parkinson’s Risk

Vegetables that contain nicotine may offer some protection, research suggests. Eating vegetables that naturally contain nicotine, such as peppers and tomatoes, continue reading »

Tips for a Safe Prom

Avoid crash dieting, drinking - Prom can be an unforgettable experience for many teens, who have been planning for the big night for months. continue reading »

Docs Should Ask Heart Patients About Quality of Life

Surveys reveal how well people are doing mentally, physically, experts say. Completing quality-of-life surveys at a doctor's office could help heart disease continue reading »

Blacks May Have Higher Risk of MS Than Whites, Hispanics Lower

Study finding contradicts common belief that the opposite is true. Black Americans may be at higher risk for multiple sclerosis than whites, according to study findings that contradict continue reading »

Testicular Cancer on Rise in U.S., Especially Among Hispanic Men

Study finds slow, steady increase, but experts say condition remains uncommon. The number of testicular cancer cases continues to climb slowly but steadily in the United States, continue reading »

Toxic Metals Found in Lipsticks and Glosses

Children should not play with these products, researcher says. Lipsticks and lip glosses apparently give you more than colorful kissers, according to a new study by California scientists continue reading »

Financial and Mental Well-Being Improve with Medicaid Expansion

Yet no clear evidence the program improves diabetes, high-blood pressure, other ills, at least in early years of enrollment. As states prepare to expand Medicaid in 2014, continue reading »

How to Keep Your Family Fit

Begin a regular tennis match - You don't have to make staying fit a go-it-alone activity. Have the rest of the family join in. The Shapeup.org website offers these suggestions for family-fitness activities: continue reading »

School Programs Do Keep Some Kids From Smoking

Large evidence review found less success among children who had already started. Smoking prevention programs in schools do work, reducing the number of children and teens who continue reading »

Health Tip: After a Stressful Event

Avoid alcohol and drugs - A stressful event can leave you feeling worn out, anxious and, perhaps, unable to cope. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continue reading »

Protect Your Kids From Pollen Allergies

Tips for keeping allergens away from their skin, out of air in your home. Many children suffer allergies at this time of year as trees and other plants start releasing pollens into the air. So parents need to monitor their youngsters for symptoms, an expert says. continue reading »

Could Facebook Assist Public Health Efforts to Track Obesity?

Study tied users' online interests in U.S. regions to obesity rates. Analyzing Facebook users' interests could help public health researchers predict, track a continue reading »

Health Tip: Watch for Signs of Elder Abuse

Including taking drugs or drinking - Caring for an elderly person can be a stressful challenge, and sometimes that can lead to abuse. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says potential signs of elder abuse among caregivers include: continue reading »

Poor Parenting May Lead to Kids Who Bully

Being overprotective may be just as bad as being neglectful for spurring bully and victim roles. Parents may think they can keep their kids safe by hovering over them continue reading »

POLL: Majority of Americans Oppose Taxes on Candy, Soda

They say it's not government's role to try to influence what people eat, drink, Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll finds. Most U.S. adults aren't sweet on the idea of soda and candy taxes, continue reading »

STUDY: Just One Can of Sugary Pop a Day Raises Diabetes Risk

European researchers found odds rose by up to 22 percent at this level of consumption. Drinking just one 12-ounce sugar-sweetened soft drink a day can increase the risk of continue reading »