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Medical Benefits of Dental Floss Unproven

SCIENCE | By Jeff Donn | Aug 6
It's one of the most universal recommendations in all of public health: Floss daily to prevent gum disease and cavities. Except there's little proof that flossing works.

Homegrown Zika Raises More Questions About the Evolving Risk

HEALTH | By Lauran Neergaard | Aug 2
Homegrown mosquitoes apparently have infected four people in the Miami area with Zika and now it's up to tried-and-true public health measures to stamp out the birth defect-causing virus before it spreads.

Top NIH Doctor on New U.S. Zika Cases, Congress Funding

HEALTH | Aug 2
In Florida, it is all but certain that four Zika cases came from local mosquitoes.

Dangerous Ingredients Found in Dietary Supplements

HEALTH | Jul 28
A new investigation may have you rethinking some of your vitamins.

Six Healthy Foods That Satisfy Every Urge!

FITNESS | By Troy Maillis | Jul 24
Regardless of one's motivation, getting in great shape is always a good idea and can only improve one's quality of life-especially in the bedroom. A healthy diet is key.

Making Healthy Choices While on Vacation

HEALTH | Jul 18
It's summertime, and many of us are packing our bags to go on a vacation. If you're new to implementing healthy lifestyle choices, it's important to make an effort to stick to your goals even while you're away from home.

With Millions Covered, 'Repeal and Replace' Gets Riskier

LEGAL | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 18
Donald Trump's plan for replacing "Obamacare" appears to be anything but solid. A nonpartisan analysis recently found it would make 18 million people uninsured.

Advocates Hope Shaming Drugmakers Discourages Price Spikes

CORPORATE | By Jonathan J. Cooper | Jul 10
Frustrated by the rising cost of prescription drugs, California health advocates hope sunlight and a dose of shame will discourage drugmakers from raising their prices too quickly or introducing new medications at prices that break the bank.

Pfizer Agrees to Note Addiction Risks in Opioid Marketing

CORPORATE | By Jason Keyser | Jul 7
The city of Chicago and Pfizer announced an agreement Wednesday committing the drugmaker to disclosing the serious risks of addiction in its marketing of prescription opioid painkillers.

North Korea, A Smokers' Paradise, Now Urging People to Quit

LEGAL | By Eric Talmadge | Jul 6
North Korea, one of the last bastions of free, unhindered smoking, is now officially trying to get its people to kick the habit.

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