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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 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.
In Florida, it is all but certain that four Zika cases came from local mosquitoes.
A new investigation may have you rethinking some of your vitamins.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, one of the last bastions of free, unhindered smoking, is now officially trying to get its people to kick the habit.